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The largest published endoscopy study in autism to date found that esophagitis was notably more common in the autism population than in comparison groups.
Comparing Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Findings in Children with Autism, Developmental Delay or Typical Development

Study published in JPGN supports BRAVO pH probe testing in children with autism: "Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Study Evaluating the Tolerance and Utility of the BRAVO Wireless pH Monitoring"

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Dr. Buie performs an endoscopy on a patient.


Dr. Buie will be a speaker at the ABAI (Association for Behavior Analysis International) Conference May 27-29, 2023 in Denver, CO ABAI Conference May 27-2023


The article published in the Autism Journal describes an effective assessment tool: “Characteristics of the Autism Spectrum Disorder Gastrointestinal and Related Behaviors Inventory in Children.”

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Dr. Tim Buie was awarded Attending of the Year by the Harvard Medical School Fellowship/Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Department at Boston Children’s Hospital for 2019-2020.  The award for Excellence in Mentorship was presented to Dr. Buie at the dinner for graduating Fellows at Boston Children’s in June 2021.

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GI Fellow Melissa Musser presented Dr. Tim Buie with the Attending of the Year award at the Harvard Medical School Fellowship Graduation dinner on June 9, 2021.

Dr. Buie participated in an exceptional international online conference on “Medical Aspects of Genetics and Coordinating Diseases in Autism,” coordinated by the organization “Not Only Autism" - Nie Tylko Autyzm based in Poland. His virtual presentation on “Discovering the Brain-Gut Connections in Autism: Focusing on Ways to Help” was simulcast in Polish and English. Learn more (using your browser’s English translation) about the 17 global experts who gave virtual presentations on current research and effective methodologies relating to medically managing individuals with Autism by visiting: