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Braden (Brad) Kuo, MD

  • Phone: 617-724-6038
Department of Medicine


  • Digestive Healthcare Center
  • Swallowing and Heartburn Center
  • Colorectal Center
  • Barrett's Esophagus Treatment Center
Clinical Interests
Esophageal disease
General gastroenterology
GI motility
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Jefferson Medical College
Residency, University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

Relaxation response appears to relieve symptoms, alter gene expression in two gastrointestinal disorders

A pilot study has found that a nine-week training program including elicitation of the relaxation response had a significant impact on clinical symptoms of the gastrointestinal disorders irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease and on the expression of genes related to inflammation and the body’s response to stress.

Gastroenterology Assoc/Digestive Health Center
165 Cambridge Street
9th Floor
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-724-6038
Fax: 617-726-2047