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Alan  Leichtner, MD, MSHPE, FAAP

Department: Medicine
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Hospital Title: Associate Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Director, The Celiac Disease Program
Academic Title: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Research Area: Celiac disease

Research Overview

Alan Leichtner's research focuses on developing and evaluating treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, gastroesophageal reflux, and celiac disease in children.

About Alan Leichtner

Alan Leichtner is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He completed an internship, residency and fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital.

Key Publications

  • Bousvaros A. Kirschner BS. Werlin SL. Parker-Hartigan L. Daum F. Freeman KB. Balint JP. Day AS. Griffiths AM. Zurakowski D. Ferry GD. Leichtner AM. Oral tacrolimus treatment of severe colitis in children. Journal of Pediatrics 2002; 137: 794-9.

  • Bousvaros A. Zurakowski D. Duggan C. Law T. Rifai N. Goldberg NE. Leichtner AM. Vitamins A and E serum levels in children and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease: effect of disease activity. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 1998: 26: 129-35.

  • Leichtner AM. Aminosalicylates for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. 1995; 21: 245-5.

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