Ciorba and VanDussen in the Lab (image) Washington University School of Medicine Caption Kelli L. VanDussen, PhD, and Matthew A. Ciorba, MD are part of a team that has developed a method of growing human cells from tissue removed from a patient's GI tract. The method may help scientists develop tailor-made therapies for inflammatory bowel disease and other intestinal problems. Credit Robert Boston Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.