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Anisa Shaker, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medicine
HMR 810 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Overview

Dr. Shaker is a physician-scientist with a clinical and research interest in esophageal disorders. Her research program is focused on understanding the mechanisms of esophageal injury, repair, and inflammation. Her work is supported by both federal and private funding. Dr. Shaker has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals and serves as a mentor to physicians in training interested in gastrointestinal research.

Dr. Shaker earned her medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin. She then performed her internship and residency at Brown University- Rhode Island Hospital, followed by a Gastroenterology Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine- Barnes Jewish Hospital.

Awards

Association of American Medical Colleges: Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: Women's Leadership Conference, 2015

American Gastroenterology Association: award conferred by, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: award conferred by, 2011

Association of American Medical Colleges: Department, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: Department, 2015

American Gastroenterology Association: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: full name, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: full name, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: person in primary position, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: person in primary position, 2011

Association of American Medical Colleges: last name, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: last name, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: HR job title, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: HR job title, 2015

American Gastroenterology Association: ORNG Application URL, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: ORNG Application URL, 2011

Association of American Medical Colleges: sort order, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: sort order, 2015

American Gastroenterology Association: Assistant Professor, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: Assistant Professor, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: start date, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: start date, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: Required Scholarly Project Mentor, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: Required Scholarly Project Mentor, 2011

Association of American Medical Colleges: workplace homepage, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: workplace homepage, 2015

American Gastroenterology Association: label, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: label, 2011

Association of American Medical Colleges: Faculty Rank, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: Faculty Rank, 2015

American Gastroenterology Association: is primary position, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: is primary position, 2011

Association of American Medical Colleges: preferred title, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: preferred title, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: Agent, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: Agent, 2015

American Gastroenterology Association: first name, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: first name, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: position in organization, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: position in organization, 2011

Association of American Medical Colleges: Organization, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: Organization, 2015

American Gastroenterology Association: has faculty rank, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: has faculty rank, 2011

Association of American Medical Colleges: http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10116-123, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10116-123, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2015

Association of American Medical Colleges: Position, 2011

American Gastroenterology Association: Position, 2015

Publications

Pharmacological and other treatment modalities for esophageal pain. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2016 Sep; 1380(1):58-66. View in: PubMed

Generation and Characterization of an Immortalized Human Esophageal Myofibroblast Line. PLoS One. 2016; 11(4):e0153185. View in: PubMed

Human esophageal myofibroblasts secrete proinflammatory cytokines in response to acid and Toll-like receptor 4 ligands. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Jun 1; 308(11):G904-23. View in: PubMed

Isolation of myofibroblasts from mouse and human esophagus. J Vis Exp. 2015; (95). View in: PubMed

Epimorphin(-/-) mice are protected, in part, from acute colitis via decreased interleukin 6 signaling. Transl Res. 2014 Mar 25. View in: PubMed

Multiple rapid swallow responses during esophageal high-resolution manometry reflect esophageal body peristaltic reserve. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Nov; 108(11):1706-12. View in: PubMed

Epimorphin deletion inhibits polyposis in the Apcmin/+ mouse model of colon carcinogenesis via decreased myofibroblast HGF secretion. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 Oct 15; 305(8):G564-72. View in: PubMed

Stromal cells participate in the murine esophageal mucosal injury response. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 Apr 1; 304(7):G662-72. View in: PubMed

The value of multiple rapid swallows during preoperative esophageal manometry before laparoscopic antireflux surgery. Surg Endosc. 2012 Dec; 26(12):3401-7. View in: PubMed

Stem cells: One step closer to gut repair. Nature. 2012 May 10; 485(7397):181-2. View in: PubMed

Chronic intestinal inflammation: inflammatory bowel disease and colitis-associated colon cancer. Front Immunol. 2012; 3:107. View in: PubMed

Modeling colitis-associated cancer with azoxymethane (AOM) and dextran sulfate sodium (DSS). J Vis Exp. 2012; (67). View in: PubMed

Intestinal stem cells and epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in the crypt and stem cell niche. Transl Res. 2010 Sep; 156(3):180-7. View in: PubMed

Epimorphin deletion protects mice from inflammation-induced colon carcinogenesis and alters stem cell niche myofibroblast secretion. J Clin Invest. 2010 Jun; 120(6):2081-93. View in: PubMed

Miriam Hospital morbidity and mortality conference, a case of chronic headaches. Med Health R I. 2004 Sep; 87(9):280-3. View in: PubMed

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