Irena Gribovskaja-Rupp, MD

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Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery - Gastrointestinal, Minimally invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office
4577 JCP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-384-7359

Education

BA, Health Science, Kalamazoo College
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellow, Colon and Rectal Research Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin and Clement Zablocki VA Medical Center
Resident, General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellow, Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota

Licensure and Certifications

MD
American Board of Surgery

Publications

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kwak, J. M., Takahashi, T. & Ludwig, K. (2014). Nitric oxide regulates polarity of guinea pig distal colon pellet propagation and circular muscle motor response. Journal of Gastroenterology, 49(5), 835-42. PMID: 23783840.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Babygirija, R., Takahashi, T. & Ludwig, K. (2014). Autonomic nerve regulation of colonic peristalsis in Guinea pigs. Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 20(2), 185-96. PMID: 24847719.

Kwak, J. M., Babygirija, R., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Takahashi, T., Yamato, S. & Ludwig, K. (2013). Regional difference in colonic motility response to electrical field stimulation in Guinea pig. Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 19(2), 192-203. PMID: 23667750.

Babygirija, R., Yoshimoto, S., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Bülbül, M., Ludwig, K. & Takahashi, T. (2012). Social interaction attenuates stress responses following chronic stress in maternally separated rats. Brain Research, 1469, 54-62. PMID: 22750582.

Babygirija, R., Cerjak, D., Yoshimoto, S., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Bülbül, M., Ludwig, K. & Takahashi, T. (2012). Affiliative behavior attenuates stress responses of GI tract via up-regulating hypothalamic oxytocin expression. Autonomic Neuroscience, 169(1), 28-33. PMID: 22464293.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Takahashi, T., Ridolfi, T., Kosinski, L. & Ludwig, K. (2012). Upregulation of mucosal 5-HT3 receptors is involved in restoration of colonic transit after pelvic nerve transection. Neurogastroenterology and Motility : The official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 24(5), 472-8, e218. PMID: 22304456.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kosinski, L. & Ludwig, K. A. (2011). Obesity and colorectal cancer. Clinics in colon and rectal surgery, 24(4), 229-43. PMID: 23204938.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Melton, G. B. (2016). Enterocutaneous Fistula: Proven Strategies and Updates. Clinics in Colon and Rectal surgery, 29(2), 130-7. PMID: 27247538.

Takahashi, T., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I. & Babygirija, R. (2013). Physiology of Love-Role of Oxytocin in Human Relationships, Stress Response and Health. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kwak, J., Takahashi, T. & Ludwig, K. 5-HT3 and 5-HT4 receptors promote colonic peristalsis via different mechanisms in guinea pigs. (142(5)) Gastroenterology 2012.

Griboskaja, I., Brownlow, K., Dennis, S., Rosko, A., Marletta, M. & Stevens-Truss, R. Calcium-binding sites of calmodulin and electron transfer by inducible nitric oxide synthase. Biochemistry 2005,(44).

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Kwak, J., Takahashi, T. & Ludwig, K. Distal colonic peristalsis is mainly mediated by a greater oral contration and a smaller anal contaction in guinea pigs. (142(5)) Gastroenterology 2012.

Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Redlich, P., Treat, R., Webb, T. & Anderson, R. Skills for the Surgical Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) Conference Presentation. DOI: www.mededportal.org/publication/9338.