IBS is a frustrating and difficult illness to understand. But our guest led research to the first-ever blood tests for IBS, with ibs-smart®, the only licensed and patented serologic diagnostic for IBS.
Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C) is a professor of medicine and gastroenterology at Geffen School of Medicine UCLA and associate professor of medicine at Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles. He is also the head of the Pimentel Laboratory and the executive director of the Medically Associated Science and Technology (MAST) Program at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles and joins Marsha today to talk all about his groundbreaking research.
Dr. Pimentel's decades of pioneering gastroenterological research led him to develop the Low Fermentation Eating (LFE) diet to help SIBO sufferers enjoy a less restrictive diet and lifestyle.
A pioneering expert in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Dr. Pimentel’s work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Physiology, American Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases and Sciences, among others.