Harland S Winter, M.D.


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Pediatrics, Research Institute
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Pediatrician
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD UCLA School of Medicine 1974
MD Univ. of California - LA 1974
2-pyridinylmethylsulfinylbenzimidazoles; autism; colitis ulcerative; crohn's disease; gastroenterology; gastroesophageal reflux; inflammatory bowel diseases; microbiome; omeprazole; proton pump inhibitors My scientific achievements include the discovery in 2012 of a new disorder (a mutation in the DGAT1 gene), that is found primarily in infants of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry. The infants present with a serious type of diarrhea, which if not treated in the first week of life, may result in death. If treated with a simple fat-restricted diet, they grow normally. Additionally, I have completed many clinical trials in ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease to determine the best treatment options for children. I have worked with the FDA and the European Medicines Agency to advocate for expediting approval of medications used to treat children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
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