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- Dr. Louis Korman gastroenterologist in private practice at George Washington University Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital faculty member, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and board member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- Gary Mawe professor, anatomy and neurobiology, University of Vermont
- Dr. Michael Gershon chair, department of anatomy and cell biology, Columbia University and author of "The Second Brain"
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