Ray Clouse Award for Best Research Publication on Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders

 

Ray E. Clouse, MD


The Rome Foundation established an award in memory of Ray E. Clouse, MD a gastroenterologist and scholar at Washington University School of Medicine and a devoted member of the Rome Foundation. Ray’s academic career spanned 27 years of research, teachings and writings that has left an indelible mark in the field of functional GI and motility disorders and of gastroenterology in general.
 
 
 
 

2017 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper

Mira M. Wouters, MD

In 2017, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Mira M. Wouters, MD for her paper titled, “Histamine receptor H1-mediated sensitization of TRPV1 mediates visceral hypersensitivity and symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome”.

2016 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper

Nicholas Talley MD, PhD

In 2016, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Nicholas Talley MD, PhD for his paper titled, “Effect of Amitriptyline and escitalopram on functional dyspepsia: a multicenter, randomized controlled study”.

2015 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper

Annette Fritscher-Ravens MD, PhD

In 2015, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Dr. Annette Fritscher-Ravens for her paper titled, “Confocal endomicrosopy shows food-associated changes in the intestinal mucosa of patients with irritable bowel syndrome”.

 

2014 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper (two recipients)

Kirsten Tillisch, MD

In 2014, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Dr. Kirsten Tillisch for her paper titled, “Consumption of fermented milk product with probiotic modulates brain activity”.

 

Maria Vazquez-Roque, MD

In 2014, the Rome Foundation also awarded the Prize to Dr. Maria Vazquez-Roque for her paper titled, “A controlled trial of gluten-free diet in patients with irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea on bowel frequency and intestinal function”.

 

2013 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper

Mats Lowén (formerly Larsson), MD

In 2013, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Dr. Mats Lowén (formerly Larrson) for his paper titled, “Brain responses to visceral stimuli reflect visceral sensitivity thresholds in patients with irritable bowel syndrome”.

 

2012 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper

Nathalie Bertiaux-Vandaële, MD

In 2012, the Rome Foundation awarded the Prize to Dr. Nathalie Bertiaux-Vandaële for her paper titled, “The expression and the cellular distribution of the tight junction proteins are altered in irritable bowel syndrome patients with differences according to the disease subtype”.

 

2011 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper (two recipients)

Tamira K Klooker, MD

In 2011, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Dr. Tamira K Klooker for her paper titled, “The mast cell stabilizer ketotifen decreases visceral hypersensitivity and improves intestinal symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome”

 

QiQi Zhou, MD, PhD

In 2011, the Rome Foundation also awarded the Prize to Dr. QiQi Zhou for her paper titled, “MicroRNA-29a regulates intestinal membrane permeability in patients with irritable bowel syndrome”.

 

2010 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper

Hanneke Beaumont, MD, PhD

In 2010, the Rome Foundation awarded the Prize to Dr. Hanneke Beaumont for her paper on “The position of the acid pocket as a major risk factor for acidic reflux in healthy subjects and patients with GORD”.

 

2009 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper (two recipients)

Anurag Agrawal, PhD, MRCP

In 2009, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Dr. Anurag Agrawal for his paper on “Bloating and distention in irritable bowel syndrome: The role of visceral sensation”

 

John E. Pandolfino, MD

In 2009, the Rome Foundation also awarded the Prize to Dr. John Pandolfino for his paper on “A new clinically relevant classification by high-resolution manometry”.

 

2008 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper

Krisztina Gecse, MD

In 2008, the first award was given to Dr. Krisztina Gecse for her paper, “Increased fecal serine-protease activity in diarrheic IBS patients: a colonic lumenal factor impairing colonic permeability and sensitivity”.

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