October 31, 2018

The Bruce and Cynthia Sherman Charitable Foundation Announces Recipients of 2018 Sherman Prizes, Rewarding Outstanding Achievements in Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

The Bruce and Cynthia Sherman Charitable Foundation announced the recipients of the 2018 Sherman Prizes, recognizing outstanding contributions in the fight to overcome Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, also known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). This year’s Sherman Prize honorees are David G. Binion, MD, AGAF, FACG, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Jean-Frederic Colombel, MD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, who are recognized for their paradigm-shifting research that has led to some of today’s best practices in IBD care. Amy L. Lightner, MD, of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, is recognized with the Sherman Emerging Leader Prize for her achievements in improving surgical outcomes for patients.

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