Reflecting Forward: Gastroenterology in the New Millennium

  • Daniel K. Podolsky
Conference paper


As Nobel Prize-winning physicist Niels Bohr first said, “Prediction is difficult, especially when it concerns the future.” Anticipating where trends in clinical gastroenterology and research may lead in the new millennium is therefore fraught with danger. However, it is at least apparent that a number of forces will result in a very different field of gastroenterology.


Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cystic Fibrosis Irritable Bowel Syndrome Celiac Disease CFTR Gene 


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© Springer Japan 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel K. Podolsky
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  1. 1.Gastrointestinal Unit GRJ719Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseBostonUSA

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