Tamar Ringel-Kulka, MD

Research Assistant Professor
Maternal and Child Health

Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
Campus Box 7445
405A Rosenau
Chapel Hill 27599-7445
T: 919-843-1054
F: 919-966-0458
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2000 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill MPH, Health Policy and Administration
1987 Technion-Israel Institute of Technology MD, Medicine

Key publications
Ringel Y, Rengel-Kulka T (2015)
The intestinal mibrobiota and irritable bowel syndrome.
J Clin Gastroenterol: vol. 49(S1), p.S56-9.

Cheng J, Ringel-Kulka T, Heikamp-deJong I, Ringel Y, Carroll IM, et al. (2015)
Discordant development of major intestinal bacterial phyla in young children.
ISME J: vol.Oct 2, doi: 10.1038/ismej.2015.177. [epub ahead of print]
Ringel-Kulka T, Choi CH, Temas D, Kim A, Maier D, Scott K, et al. (2015)
Altered colonic bacterial fermentation as a steadfast pathophysiological factor in irritable bowel syndrome.
Am J Gastroenterol: vol.110(9), p.1339-46.

Huang JY, Wang KY, Ringel-Kulka T. (2015)
Predictors of life satisfaction among Asian American adolescents – analysis of Add Health data.
Springerplus: vol.6(4), p.216.

Ringel Y, Maharshak N, Ringel-Kulka T, Wolber EA, Sartor RB, Carroll IM. (2015)
High throughput sequencing reveals distinct microbial populations within the mucosal and luminal niches in health individuals.
Gut Mibrobes: vol.6(3), p. 173-81.

Zhao N, Chen J, Carroll IM, Ringel-Kulka T, Epstein MP, Ringel Y, et al. (2015)
Testing in Microbiome profiling studies with the Microbiome Regression-based Kernel Association Test (MiRKAT).
Am J Hum Genet: vol.96(5), p.797-807.

Ringel-Kulka T, Kotch JB, Jensen ET, Savage E, Weber DJ. (2015)
Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of synbiotic yogurt effect on the health of children.I
J Pediatr: vol.166(6), p.1475-81.

Ringel-Kulka T, Goldsmith JR, Carroll IM, et al. (2014)
Randomized clinical trial: Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM affects colonic mucosal opioid receptors expression in human patients with abdominal pain.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther: May 22 doi: 10.1111/apt.12800. [Epub ahead of print]