Ray Clouse Award for best research publication on functional gastrointestinal and motility disorders
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.
2023 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Papers
Zlatan Mujagic, MD
Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Integrated fecal microbiome-metabolome signatures reflect stress and serotonin metabolism in irritable bowel syndrome. Gut Microbes. 2022 Jan-Dec;14(1):2063016.
2022 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Papers
Javier Aguilera-Lizarraga, PhD
Local immune response to food antigens drives meal-induced abdominal pain. Aguilera-Lizarraga J, et al. Nature. 2021 Feb;590(7844):151-156
2021 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Papers
Magdy El-Salhy, MD, PhD, et al.
Efficacy of fecal microbiota transplantation for patients with irritable bowel syndrome in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Gut. 2020 May;69(5):859-867
Chamara Basnayake, MD, et al.
Standard gastroenterologist versus multidisciplinary treatment for functional gastrointestinal disorders (MANTRA): an open-label, single-center, randomized controlled trial. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Oct;5(10):890-899.
2020 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper
In 2020, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Dr. Annette Fritscher-Ravens, Pflaum T, Mösinger M, Ruchay Z, Röcken C, Milla PJ, Das M, Böttner M, Wedel T, Schuppan D. Many Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome Have Atypical Food Allergies Not Associated with Immunoglobulin E. Gastroenterology. 2019 Jul;157(1):109-118.e5.
2019 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper
In 2019, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Gry I. Skodje, MSc, RD for her paper titled, “Fructan, Rather Then Gluten, Induces Symptoms In Patients with Self-Reported Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity. Skodje GI, Sarna VK, Minelle IH, Rolfsen KL, Muir JG, Gibson PR, Veier.d MB, Henriksen C, Lundin KEA. Gastroenterology 2018 Feb;154 (3):529-539. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2017.10.040. Epub 2017 Nov 2”.
2018 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper
In 2018, the Rome Foundation awarded the Ray Clouse Prize to Sara Botschuijver, MSc for her paper titled, “Intestinal Fungal Dysbiosis Is Associated With Visceral Hypersensitivity in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Rats. Gastroenterology 2017;153:1026–1039”.
2017 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper
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
2014 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper (two recipients)
2013 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper
2012 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper
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”.