Kriston Ganguli, MD is a Board-certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist who cares for patients with a broad range of presentations and disorders, from birth to 21 years of age. She is available to see patients in Boston, MA and Waltham, MA and is involved in the education of Pediatric Gastroenterology fellows and Pediatric residents. Additionally, Dr. Ganguli dedicates time to the scientific investigation of intestinal inflammation in premature infants as well as novel, preventive strategies in this patient population.
ResearchKriston Ganguli, MD, is a physician scientist who in addition to taking care of patients, has dedicated her research career to investigating preventive strategies for Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC). This disease is one which occurs in premature infants, characterized by severe intestinal inflammation, leading to devastating intestinal necrosis. Specifically, Dr. Ganguli is in the process of isolating and identifying secreted factors from particular bacteria which may have an anti-inflammatory effect in the premature infant's intestine.These factors may provide a possible preventive strategy against NEC in the future.
Kriston Ganguli, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist at MGHfC, and is dedicated to patient care, her responsibilities as an Associate Fellowship Program Director, Quality Improvement as the division’s Physician Quality Champion as well as basic science research. She has held a long-term scientific interest in understanding the pathogenesis of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and investigating preventive strategies for this potentially life-threatening disease of premature infants.
Chemicals secreted by "good" bacteria that typically live in the intestines of babies could reduce the frequency and severity of a common and often-lethal disease of premature infants.
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