This study hypothesizes that a flexible dietary intervention of excluding processed and pro-inflammatory ingredients will improve the rate of clinical remission and mucosal healing in Crohn's disease patients, without the need for liquid formula or structured rigid diet.
Dr. Mattei is an attending physician in the Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery and specializes in pediatric surgical oncology, inflammatory bowel disease, and minimally invasive and robotic surgery. His research interests are in oncology and IBD.
The Penn Microbial Culture and Metabolomics Core features facilities and equipment for the aerobic and anaerobic culture of microbial species in both batch and continuous systems, as well targeted metabolomics services.
The Penn High-throughput Screening (PHTS) Core provides the PennCHOP research community with professional PHTS screening services to identify genes or organic small molecule modulators of signaling pathways, cellular phenotypes, and protein function in models of human disease.
The Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease is conducting a research study to determine if a structured yoga program, in addition to standard medical treatment, improves quality of life in pediatric patients diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.