George J. Fuchs III, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Clinical interests

  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Diarrheal Disease
  • General Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Nutrition

George J. Fuchs III, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Biography

George Fuchs with patient

 

Dr. Fuchs with a patient in Bangladesh. Read story »

 

My name is George J. Fuchs III, I received my medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Medicine in Columbia. I then completed fellowships in Pediatric Infectious Disease and Pediatric Gastroenterology at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston.

I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Gastroenterology.

Faculty rank

Professor of Pediatrics

Education

Degree
University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Medicine, Columbia

Residency
Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM), Boston

Fellowship
Pediatric Infectious Disease, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

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Kentucky Clinic
Second Floor, Wing D, Room J201
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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  1. Fuchs GJ, Grand RJ, and Motil KJ:  Malnutrition and Nutritional Support in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Nutritional Support Service 5:28-33, 1985.
  2. Fuchs GJ, Mobassaleh M, Donohue-Rolfe A, Montgomery RK, Grand RJ, and Keusch GT:  Pathogenesis of Shigella Diarrhea: Rabbit Intestinal Cell Microvillous Membrane Binding Site for Shigella Toxin.  Infect Immun 53:372-377, 1986.
  3. Fuchs GJ, LaRocco M, Robinson A, and Kohl S:  Fatal Legionnaires' disease in an infant.  Pediatr Infect Dis 5:377-379, 1986.
  4. Fuchs GJ, Culbert S, and Pickering LK:  Acinetobacter calcoaceticus Sepsis in children with malignancies.  Pediatr Infect Dis 5:545-549, 1986.
  5. Klein K, Fuchs GJ, Kulapongs P, Mertz G, and Suskind RM:  Endotoxemia in protein-calorie malnutrition.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 7:225-228, 1988.
  6. Fuchs GJ, Ruiz-Palacio G, and Pickering LK:  Amebiasis in the pediatric population.  In: Ravdin, JI, ed.  Amebiasis: Human infection by Entamoeba Histolytica.  New York: Churchill Livingstone,  1988;594-613.
  7. Fuchs GJ and Gleason WA:  Gastrointestinal Complications in Burned Children.  In:  Burns in Children.  Carvajal, HF and Parks DH (eds), Yearbook Medical Publishers, Inc., Chicago, 1988.
  8. Lewinter-Suskind L, Fuchs GJ, Kaewkantha S, and Suskind RM.  Long-term growth potential of previously malnourished children.  In:  The Malnourished Child.  Suskind R and Suskind L (eds).  Raven Press, Ltd., New York, 1990.
  9. Fuchs GJ.  Secondary malnutrition in children.  In:  The Malnourished Child.  Nestle's Workshop on Protein-Calorie Malnutrition.  Suskind R and Suskind L (eds), Raven Press, Ltd., New York, 1990.
  10. Johnson WD, George VT, Shahane A, and Fuchs GJ:  Fitting growth curve models to longitudinal data with missing observations.  Human Biology 64:243-253, 1992.
  11. Fuchs GJ, Gastañaduy AS, and Suskind RM: Comparative metabolic study of older infants fed an infant formula, transition formula or whole cow's milk.  Nutr Res 12:1467-1478, 1992.
  12. Fuchs GJ, DeWier M, Hutchinson SW, Sundeen M, Schwartz S, and Suskind RM: Gastrointestinal blood loss in older infants: Impact of cow's milk versus formula.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 16:4-9, 1993.
  13. Fuchs GJ, Farris RP, DeWier M, Hutchinson SW, Warrier R, Doucet H, and Suskind RM: Iron status and intake of older infants fed cow's milk with cereal versus formula.  Am J Clin Nutr 58:343-8, 1993.
  14. Fuchs GJ.  Enteral support of the hospitalized child. In: Textbook of Pediatric Nutrition, Second Edition.  RM Suskind and L Lewinter-Suskind (eds), Raven Press, Ltd., New York, 1993.
  15. Suskind RM, Sothern MS, Farris RP, von Almen TK, Shumacher H, Carlisle L, Vargas A, Escobar O, Loftin M, Fuchs G, Brown R, Udall Jr JN.  Recent Advances in the treatment of childhood obesity.  In:  Prevention and treatment of Childhood Obesity.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Vol. 699.  CL Williams and SYS Kimm (eds), The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, 1993.
  16. Fuchs GJ.  Training in invasive procedures for Infectious Disease specialists. (letter)  Clin Infect Dis 17:942-3, 1993.
  17. Nimsakul S, Collumbien M, Likit-Ekaraj V, Suwanarach C, Tansuhaj A, and Fuchs GJ.  Simplified dietary assessment to detect vitamin A deficiency.  Nutr Res 14:325-336, 1994.
  18. Phornphatkul C, Pongprot Y, Suskind RM, George V, and Fuchs GJ.  Cardiac function in malnourished children.  Clin Pediatr 33:147-154, 1994.
  19. Fuchs GJ, Farris RP, DeWier M, Hutchinson SW, Strada R, and Suskind RM:  Effect of dietary fat on cardiovascular risk factors in infancy.  Pediatrics 93:756-763, 1994.
  20. Fuchs G.  Quality protein maze as a weaning food. (letter)  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 18:406, 1994.
  21. Fuchs GJ, Ausayakhun S, Ruckphaopunt S, and Tansuhaj A. Relationship between vitamin A deficiency, malnutrition, and conjunctival impression cytology.  Am J Clin Nutr 1994;60:293-8.
  22. Nimsakul S, Koottathep S, Likit-Ekaraj V, Wongworapat K, Suwanarach C, Taejaroenkul S, and Fuchs GJ:  Effect of season on vitamin A intake and validity of the simplified dietary assessment (SDA) method.  Nutr Res 1995;15:1613-21. 
  23. Fuchs GJ, Clemens RA, Hutchinson SW, DeWier M, Roche AF, Guo S, Chumlea WC, Khamis HJ, Witherly SA, Merritt RJ, Suskind RM, and Siervogel RM:  Growth of older infants fed low-fat formula. Nutr Res 1996;16:391-400.
  24. Fuchs GJ, Tienboon P, Linpisarn S, Nimsakul S, Leelapat P, Tovanabutra S, Vanida Tubtong, DeWier M, and Suskind RM.  Nutritional factors and thalassemia major.  Arch Dis Child 1996;74:224-227.
  25. Faruque ASG, Fuchs GJ, and Albert J.  Changing epidemiology of cholera due to Vibrio cholerae 01 and 0139 Bengal in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Epidemiol Infect 1996;116:275-78.
  26. Khan AM, Rabbani GH, and Fuchs G.  Faecal leucocytes in cholera due to Vibrio cholerae 0139 Bengal. (letter) J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 1996;14:46-7.
  27. Teka T, Faruque ASG, and Fuchs GJ.  Risk factors for deaths in under-five children attending a diarrhoea treatment centre.  Acta Pediatr 1996;85:1076-79.
  28. Bardhan P andFuchs GJ.  Tropical gastrointestinal and hepatic infections.  Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases  1996;9:303-307.
  29. Tienboon P, Sanguansermsri T, and Fuchs GJ.  Malnutrition and growth abnormalities in children with thalassemia majorSoutheast Asian J Trop Med Pub Health 1996;27:356-61.
  30. Mannick EE, Udall JN, Kaiser M, Fuchs G, and Suskind R.  Nutrition and HIV infection in children.  Indian J Pediatr 1996;63:615-32.
  31. Linprisarn S, Tienboon P, Promtet N, Putsyainunt P, Santawanpat S, and Fuchs GJ:  Iron deficiency and anemia in children with a high prevalence of hemoglobinopathies: implications for screening.  Int J Epidemiol  1996;25:1262-66.
  32. Roy SK, Islam A, Molla A, Akramuzzaman SM, Jahan F, and Fuchs GJ.  Impact of a single megadose of vitamin A at delivery on breastmilk of mothers and morbidity of their infants.  Eur J Clin Nutr  1997;51:302-07.
  33. Battacharya MK, Teka T, Faruque ASG, and Fuchs GJ.  Cryptosporidium infection in children in urban Bangladesh.  J Trop Pediatr 1997;43:282-86.
  34. Fuchs GJ, Tienboon P, Khaled MA, Nimsakul S, Linprisarn S, Faruque ASG, and Suskind RM.  Nutrition support and growth in thalassemia major. Arch Dis Child  1997;76:509-12.
  35. Roy SK, Tomkins A, Akramuzzaman SM, Behrens RH, Haider R, Mahalanabis D, Fuchs GJ.  Randomized controlled trial of zinc supplementation in malnourished Bangladeshi children with acute diarrhoea.  Arch Dis Child 1997;77:196-200.
  36. Mitra AK, Akramuzzaman, Fuchs GJ, Rahman MM, Mahalanabis D.  Long-term oral supplementation with iron is not harmful for young children in a poor community of Bangladesh.  J Nutr 1997;127:1451-55.
  37. Sarkar SA, Mahalanabis D, Bardhan PK, Alam NH, Rabbani G, Kiber A, Islam S, Fuchs GJ, Gyr K.  Non-invasive assessment of gastric acid secretion in man:  application of electrical impedance tomography.  Dig Dis Sci 1997;42:1804-09.
  38. Bibliography Of Nutrition Research At ICDDR,B 1960-1996. Fuchs GJ (ed).  ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh, 1997.
  39. Faruque ASG, Hoque SS, Fuchs GJ, Mahalanabis D.  Randomized, controlled, clinical trial of rice ORS versus glucose oral rehydration solution in infants and young children with acute watery diarrhoea.  Acta Pediatr 1997;86(12):1308-11.
  40. Sarker SA, Mahalanabis D, Hildebrand P, Rahaman MM, Bardhan PK, Fuchs GJ, Beglinger C, Gyr K.  Helicobacter pylori: prevalence, transmission and serum pepsinogen II concentrations in children of a poor periurban community in Bangladesh.  J Clin Infect Dis 1997;25:990-5.
  41. Unicomb LE, Kilgore PE, Faruque ASG, Hamadani JD, Fuchs GJ, Albert MJ, Glass RI.  Anticipating rotavirus vaccines: hospital-based surveillance for rotavirus diarrhoea and estimates of disease burden in Bangladesh.  Pediatr InfectDis 1997;16:947-51.
  42.   Rahman MM, Mahalanabis D, Ali M, Mazumder RN, Wahed MA, Fuchs GJ. Absorption of macronutrients and nitrogen balance in children with dysentery fed an amylase treated energy-dense porridge.  Acta Pediatr 1997;86:1312-6.
  43. Islam S, Faruque ASG, Fuchs GJ, Wahed MA, Mahalanabis D.  Shelf-life of pre-cooked rice oral rehydration salt packets.  Southeast Asian J Trop Med Pub Health1998;28:862-4.
  44. Hossain I, Kabir I, Fuchs GJ, McCutcheon ML, Alvarez JO, Khaled MA. Intra- and extra-cellular water dynamics during rehydration in cholera and non-cholera patients.  Dig Dis Sci 1998;43:663-7.
  45.   Hossain S, Biswas R, Kabir I, Sarker S, Dibley M, Fuchs GJ, Habte D, Mahalanab D.  Single dose vitamin A treatment in acute shigellosis in Bangladeshi children:randomized double blind controlled trial. Br Med J 1998;316:422-6.
  46. Casswall TH, Sarker SA, Albert MJ, Fuchs GJ, Bergstrom M, Bjorck L, Hammarstrom L.  Treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection in infants in rural Bangladesh with oral immunoglobulins from hyperimmune bovine colostrum.  Aliment Pharmacol Therapeut1998;12:563-68.
  47. Hossain I, Kabir I, Khan WA, Fuchs GJAcinetobacterbacteremia in patients with diarrheal disease. Epidemiol Infect1998;120:139-42.
  48. Roy SK, Islam A, Islam KE, Khan RA, Ara SH, Saifuddin NM, and Fuchs GJ.  A randomized clinical trial to compare the efficacy of erythromycin, ampicillin and tetracycline for the treatment of cholera in children.  Trans Roy Soc Trop Med Hyg 1998;92:460-62. 
  49. Dewan N, Faruque ASG, Fuchs GJ.  Nutritional status and enteric diarrhoeal pathogen specificity in children: a clinic based study in Bangladesh. Acta Pediatr 1998;87:627-30.
  50. Fuchs GJ.  Possibilities for zinc in the treatment of acute diarrhea.  Am J Clin Nutr 1998;68 (suppl):480S-483S.
  51. Ahmed T, Smazaki R, Shin K, Skikasaki M, Fuchs GJ, Takita H.  Humoral immune and clinical responses to food antigens following acute diarrhoea in children.  J Pediatr Child Hlth 1998;34:229-32.
  52. Rahman MM, Alvarez JO, Mahalanabis D, Wahed MA, Unicomb L, Habte D, Fuchs GJ.  Effect of vitamin A administration on response to polio vaccination.  Nutr Res 1998;18:1125-33.
  53. Mitra AK, Alvarez JO, Wahed MA, Fuchs GJ, Stephensen CB. Predictors of serum retinol in children with shigellosis. Am J Clin Nutr 1998;68:1088-94.
  54. Faruque ASG, Salam MA, Faruque SM, Fuchs GJ.  Aetiological, clinical and epidemiological characteristics of a seasonal peak of diarrhoea in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Scand J Infect Dis 1998;30:393-6.
  55. Mitra AK, Alvarez JO, Guay-Woodford L, Fuchs GJ, Wahed MA, Stephensen CB. Urinary retinol excretion and kidney function in children with shigellosis.Am J Clin Nutr 1998;68:1095-1103.
  56. Fuchs GJ, Mahalanabis D, Alnwick D.  Symposium and Workshop on zinc and health in South Asia.  Indian Pediatr 1998;38:1193-4.  (Report and Recommendations)
  57. Brooks, WA and Fuchs GJ.  Recent advances in research on zinc and health in developing countries.  Indian Pediatr 1998;35:1173-6.  (Editorial)
  58.   Roy SK, Tomkins AM, Mahalanabis D, Akramuzzaman SM, Haider R, Behrens RH, Fuchs GJ. Impact of zinc supplementation on persistent diarrhoea in malnourished Bangladeshi children. Acta Pediatr 1998;87:1235-9.
  59.   Islam MS, Hossain MS, Hasan MK, Rahman JJ, Fuchs G, Mahalanbis D, Baqui AH, Albert MK.  Detection of Shigellae from stools of dysentary patients by culture and polymerase chain reaction techniques.  J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 1998;16:248-51.
  60. Bhatacharya MK, Teka T, Fuchs G. Pediatric HIV infection: a brief review.  J Indian Med Assoc 1998;96:279-81.
  61. Bardhan PK, Sarker SA, Mahalanabis D, Rahman MM, Hildebrand P, Beglinger C, Fuchs G, Gyr N.  Helicobacter pylori infection in infants and children of Bangladesh.  Schweiz Rundsch Med Prax 1998;87:1814-6.
  62. Faruque ASG, Teka T, and Fuchs GJ.  Shigellosis in children: a clinico-epidemiological comparison between Shigella dysenteriae type 1 and Shigella flexneriAnnals Trop Paediatr 1998;18:197-201.
  63.   Ashraf H, Rahman MM, Fuchs GJ, Mahalanabis D.  Folic acid in the treatment of acute watery diarrhoea in children: a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial.  Acta Pediatr 1998; 87:1113-5.
  64. Sarker SA, Casswall TH, Mahalanabis D, Alam NH, Albert MJ, Brussow H, Fuchs GJ, Hammerstrom L.  Successful treatment of rotavirus diarrhoea in children with immunoglobulin from immunized bovine colostrum.  Pediatr Infect Dis J 1998;17:1149-54.
  65. Teka T, Faruque ASG, Hossain MI, Fuchs GJ.  Aeromonas-associated diarrhoea in Bangladeshi children: clinical and epidemiological characteristics.  Ann Trop Paediatr  1999;19:15-20.
  66. Faruque ASG, Mahalanabis D, Hoque S, Fuchs GJ, Habte D. Double-blind, randomized, controlled trial of zinc or vitamin A supplementation in young children with acute diarrhoea.  Acta Paediatr  1999;88:154-60.
  67.   Roy SK, Tomkins AM, Haider R, Behrens RH, Akramuzzaman SM, Mahalanabis D, Fuchs GJ.  Impact of zinc supplementation on subsequent growth and morbidity in Bangladeshi children with acute diarrhoea.  Eur J Clin Nutr 1999;53:529-34.
  68.   Khan AM, Rabbani GH, Faruque AS, Fuchs GJ.  WHO-ORS in treatment of shigellosis.   J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 1999;17:88-9.
  69. Islam S, Kabir I, Wahed MA, Goran MI, Mahalanabis D, Fuchs GJ, Khaled MA.  Multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis to assess human body composition.  Nutr Res 1999;19:1179-88.
  70.   Alam NH, Majumder RN, Fuchs GJ, and Choice. Randomized double blind clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solution in adults with cholera.  Lancet  1999; 354: 296-99
  71. Ahmed T, Ali M, Ullah MM, Choudhury IA, Haque ME, Salam MA, Rabbani GH, Suskind RM, Fuchs GJ. Reduced mortality among severely malnourished children with diarrhoea through the use of a standardized management protocol.  Lancet 1999;353:1919-22.
  72. Osendarp SJM, Roy SK, Fuchs GJ. Results from the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Project (BINP) Operations Research Project (ORP): Volume 1; -1. Costing of the BINP activities at the community level. 2. Evaluation of indicators for monitoring the project activities under the CBNC of BINP. 3. Exploring the potential to sustain nutrition promotion activities in the community - ICDDR,B, Dhaka, November 1999.
  73. Haider R, Kabir I,  Hill AA, Fuchs GJ.  Are breastfeeding messages influencing mothers in Bangladesh?  Trop Pediatr  1999 Oct;45(5):315-8.
  74. Rahman MM, Akramuzzaman SM, Mitra AK, Fuchs GJ, Mahalanabis D.  Long-term supplementation with iron does not enhance growth in malnourished Bangladeshi children.  J Nutr 1999;129:1319-22. 
  75. Rahman MM, Mahalanabis D, Hossain S, Wahed MA, Alvarez JO, Siber GR, Claudette Thompson, Santosham M, Fuchs GJ.  Simultaneous Vitamin A Administration at Routine Immunization Contact Enhances Antibody Response to Diphtheria Vaccine in Infants Younger than Six Months.  J Nutr 1999;129:2192-95
  76. Osendarp SJM, van Raaij JMA, Airfeen SE, Wahed MA, Baqui AH, Fuchs GJ.  A randomized placebo-controlled trial on the effect of zinc supplementation during pregnancy on pregnancy outcome in Bangladeshi urban poor.  Am J Clin Nutr  2000;71:114-119.
  77. Qadri F, Das SK, Faruque ASG, Fuchs GJ, Albert MJ, Sack RB, Svennerholm AM.  Prevalence of toxin types and colonization factors in entertoxigenic Escherichia coliisolated during a two year period from diarrhoeal patients in Bangladesh.  J Clin Microbiol 2000; 38:27-31.
  78. Lobitz B, Beck L, Huq A, Wood B, Fuchs G, Faruque ASG, Colwell R.  Climate and infectious disease: use of remote sensing for detection of Vibrio cholerae by indirect measurement.  Proc Nat Acad Sci  2000;97:1438-1443.
  79. Mazumder RN, Ashraf H, Hoque SS, Kabir I, Majid N, Wahed MA, Fuchs GJ, Mahalanabis D.  Effect of an energy-dense diet on the clinical course of acute shigellosis in undernourished children. Br J Nutr 2000;84: 775-79.
  80. Haider R, Kabir I, Fuchs G, Habte D.  Neonatal diarrhoea in a diarrhoea treatment centre in Bangladesh: clinical presentation, breastfeeding management and outcome.  Indian J Pediatr  2000 Jan;37:37-43.
  81. Casswall TH, Sarker SA, Faruque SM, Weintraub A, Albert MJ, Fuchs GJ, Alam NH, Dahlstrom AK, Link H, Brussow H, Hammerstrom L.  Treatment of enterotoxigenic and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli-induced diarrhoea in children with bovine immunoglobulin milk concentrate from hyperimmunized cows: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical trial.  Scand J Gastroenterol  2000;7:711-18.
  82. Osendarp SJM, Roy SK, Fuchs GJ. Results from the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Project (BINP) Operations Research Project (ORP). Volume 2. -4. Is the supplement a substitute or true supplementation to the usual diet? 5. Optical duration of supplementation for malnourished pregnant women. 6. What should be the optimum duration of supplementation for infants? - ICDDR,B. Dhaka. February 2000.
  83. Osendarp SJM, Roy SK, Fuchs, GJ. Results from the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Project (BINP) Operations Research Project (ORP). Volume 3. -7. Effective means to address moderately malnourished children within the BINP communities. 8. Effect of addition of Amylase Rich Flour (ARF) on the supplementary food intake of malnourished children. 9. Studies on the mothers' understanding about the GMP cards used in BINP - ICDDR,B. Dhaka. April 2000.
  84. Amed F, Khan MR, Islam M, Kabir I, Fuchs GJ.  Anaemia and iron deficiency among adolescent schoolgirls in peri-urban Bangladesh.  Eur J Clin Nutr 2000 54:678-83.
  85. Alam DS, Marks GC, Baqui AH, Yunus M, Fuchs GJ.  Association between clinical type of diarrhea and growth of children younger than five years of age in rural Bangladesh. Int J Epidemiol 2000 29:916-921.
  86. Alam NH, Meier R, Schneider H, Sarker SA, Bardhan PK, Mahalanabis D, Fuchs GJ, Gyr N.  Partially hydrolyzed guar gum-supplemented oral rehydration solution in the treatment of acute diarrhea in children.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2000;31:503-7
  87. Osendarp SJM, Roy, SK, Fuchs GJ. Results from the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Project (BINP). Operations Research Project (ORP). Volume 4. -10) Socio-demographic and health characteristics of Bangladeshi malnourished children requiring food supplementation and Risk factors for relapse back into the food supplementation programme among under-2 years Bangladeshi children. 11) Effectiveness of breast feeding promotion activities in the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Programme (BINP). ICDDR,B. Dhaka. August 2000.
  88. Mitra AK, Rahman MM, Fuchs GJ.  Risk factors and gender differentials for death among children hospitalized with diarrhea in Bangladesh.  J Health Popul Nutr 2000;18:151-56.
  89. Fuchs GJ and Khan WA.  Cholera.  In: Conn's Current Therapy.  Rakel RE (ed.).  W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 2001.
  90. Sarker SA, Casswall TH, Juneja LR, Hoq E, Hossain I, Fuchs GJ, Hammarstrom L.  Randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical trial of hyperimmunized chicken egg yolk immunoglobulin in children with rotavirus diarrhea.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr  2001 Jan;32:19-25.
  91. Rabbani GH, Islam S, Chowdhury AK, Mitra AK, Miller MJS, Fuchs GJ.  Increased nitrite and nitrate concentrations in sera and urine of patients with cholera or shigellosis.  Am J Gastroenterol 2001;96:467-72.
  92. Osendarp SJM, van Raaij JMA, Darmstadt GL, Baqui AH, Hautvast GAJ, Fuchs GJ.  Reduced morbidity from diarrheal diseases and impetigo in low-birth-weight infants during the first six months of life through zinc supplementation during pregnancy: a randomised placebo-controlled trial.  Lancet 2001; 357:1080-5.
  93. Ahmed T, Begum B, Badiuzzaman, Ali M, Fuchs G.  Management of severe malnutrition and diarrhea.  Indian J Pediatr 2001; 68:45-51.
  94. Sarker SA, Mahalanabis D, Alam NH, Sharmin S, Khan AM, Fuchs GJ.  Reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solution in severe persistent diarrhoea in infants: a randomized controlled clinical trial.  J Pediatr  2001;138:532-8.
  95. Khatun UHF, Malek MA, Black RE, Sarkar NR, Wahed MA, Fuchs G, Roy SK.  A randomized controlled clinical trial of zinc, vitamin A or both in undernourished children with persistent diarrhea in Bangladesh.  Acta Paediatr  2001;90:376-80.
  96. Roy SK, Seal AJ, Tomkins AM, Shameen T, Islam MS, Ahmed T, Fuchs GJ, Asma A, Parvin N, Begum R.  Production of safe therapeutic feeds from contaminated water supplies.  Lancet2001; 357:1587-8.
  97. CHOICE Study Group.  Multicentre randomized double blind clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solution in children with acute watery diarrhoea.  Pediatrics 2001;107:613-18.  [My role was senior investigator for the Dhaka site]
  98. Alam NH, Faruque AS, Dewan N, Sarker S, Fuchs GJ.  Characteristics of children hospitalized with severe dehydration and persistent diarrhoea in Bangladesh.  J Health Popul Res  2001;19:18-24.
  99. Ryan ET, Dhar U, Khan WA, Salam MA, Faruque ASG, Fuchs GJ, Calderwood SB, Bennish ML.  Mortality, morbidity, and microbiology of endemic cholera among hospitalized patients in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Am J Trop Med Hyg  2000 Jul-Aug;63(1-2):12-20.
  100. Fuchs GJ.  A better oral rehydration solution?  An important step, but not a leap forward.  BMJ2001;323:59-60.  (editorial)
  101. Rahman MM, Vermund SH, Wahed MA, Fuchs GJ, Baqui AH, Alvarez JO.  Simultaneous zinc and vitamin A supplementation reduced diarrhoea, but zinc increased acute lower respiratory infection in Bangladeshi children.  BMJ2001;323: 314-318
  102. Ryan ET, Bridges EA, Crean TI, Gausia K, Hamadini JD, Aziz A, Hawkes S, Begum M, Bogaerts J, Faruque SM, Salam MA, Fuchs GJ, Calderwood SB.  Local production of anti-Vibrio cholerae mucosal antibody in reproductive tract tissues after cholera.  J Infect Dis  2001;184:643-7.
  103. Rabbani GH, Teka T, Zaman B, Majid N, Khatun M, Fuchs GJ.  Clinical studies in persistent diarrhea: dietary management with green banana or pectin in Bangladeshi children.  Gastroenterology 2001;121:554-60.
  104. Hamadini J, Fuchs GJ, Osendarp S, Khatun F, Huda SN, Grantham-McGregor S.  Randomized controlled trial of the effect of zinc supplementation on mental development of Bangladeshi infants.  Am J Clin Nutr  2001;74:381-6.
  105. Ashraf H, Mahalanabis D, Mitra AK, Tzipori S, Fuchs GJ.  Hyperimmune bovine colostrum in the treatment of shigellosis in children: a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial.  Acta Paediatr. 2001;90:1373-8. 
  106. Rahman MM, Wahed MA, Fuchs GJ, Baqui AH, Alvarez JO. Synergistic effect of zinc and vitamin A on the biochemical indexes of vitamin A nutrition in children.  Am J Clin Nutr 2002;75:92-8.
  107. Rahman MM, Tofail F, Wahed MA, Fuchs GJ, Baqui AH, Alvarez JO. Short-term supplementation with zinc and vitamin A has no significant effect on the growth of undernourished Bangladeshi children.  Am J Clin Nutr  2002;75:87-91.
  108. Fuchs GJ.  Reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solutions: new and improved ORS?  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr  2002;34:252-3.
  109. Hamadini J, Fuchs GJ, Osendarp S, Huda SN, Grantham-McGregor S.  Zinc supplementation during pregnancy and effects on mental development and behavior of infants: a randomized placebo controlled trial.  Lancet  2002;360:290-4.
  110. Rodo X, Pascual M, Fuchs G, Faruque AS.  ENSO and cholera: a nonstationary link related to climate change?  Proc Natl Acad Sci USA2002;99:12901-6.
  111. Osendarp SJM, Santosham M, Black RE, Wahed MA, van Raaij JMA, Fuchs GJ.  Effect of zinc supplementation between 1 and 6 mo of life on growth and morbidity of Bangladeshi infants in urban slums.  Am J Clin Nutr2002;76:1401-8.
  112. Alam DS, van Raaij JMA, Hautvast JGAJ, Yunus M, Fuchs GJ.  Energy stress during pregnancy and lactation: consequences for maternal nutrition in rural Bangladesh.  Eur J Clin Nutr 2003;57:151-6.
  113. Khan AM, von Gierke U, Hossain MS, Fuchs GJ.  Tetracycline in the treatment of cholera caused by Vibrio cholerae O1 resistant to the drug in vitroJ Health Popul Nutr 2003; 21:76-8.
  114. Ashraf H, Ahmed S, Fuchs GJ, Mahalanabis D.  Persistent diarrhoea: associated infection and response to a low lactose diet.  J Trop Pediatr 2002;48:142-8.
  115. Fuchs GJ.  Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis in Infants and Children.  In: The Control of Food & Fluid Intake in Health and Disease.  Nestlé Nutrition Workshop Series, Pediatric Program, Vol. 51, Farthing M.J.G., Mahalanabis D (eds).  Lippincott, Williams, Wilkens, Philadelphia, 2003.
  116. Alam NH, Ashraf H, Khan WA, Karim MM, Fuchs GJ.  Efficacy and tolerability of racecadotril in the treatment of cholera in adults: a double blind, randomised, controlled clinical trial.  Gut 2003;52:1419-23.
  117. Alam NH, Hamadini JD, Dewan N, Fuchs GJ.  Efficacy and safety of a modified oral rehydration solution (RESOMAL) in the treatment of severely malnourished children with watery diarrhea.  J Pediatr 2003;143:614-19.
  118. Ukarapol N, Lertprasertsuk N, Fuchs GJ, Wongsawasdi L, Sirisanthana V.  Impact of gastrointestinal endoscopy on HIV-infected children.  Dig Endosc 2004;16:26-9.
  119. Rabbani GH, Teka T, Saha SK, Zaman B, Majid N, Khatun M, Wahed MA, Fuchs GJ.  Green banana and pectin improves small intestinal permeability and reduces fluid loss in Bangladeshi children with persistent diarrhea.  Dig Dis Sci 2004;49:475-84.
  120. Fuchs GJ (contributing author).   Childhood Obesity: the new crisis in public health.  Report to the World Health Organization.  Lobstein T, Baur L, Uauay R (eds).  IASO International Obesity Task Force.   Obesity Reviews 2004:Suppl. 1:4-85.
  121. Davidsson L, Jamil KA, Sarker SA, Zeder C, Fuchs G, Hurrell R.  Human milk as a source of ascorbic acid: no enhancing effect on iron bioavailability from a traditional complementary food consumed by Bangladeshi infants and young children. Am J Clin Nutr2004;79:1073-7.
  122. Nalin DR, Hirschhorn N, Greenough W, Fuchs GJ, Cash RA.  Clinical concerns about reduced-osmolarity oral rehydration solution.  JAMA  2004;291:2632-35.
  123. Sarker SA, Davidsson L, Mahmud H, Walczyk T, Hurrell RF, Gyr N, Fuchs GJHelicobacter pylori infection, iron absorption, and gastric acid secretion in Bangladeshi children.   Am J Clin Nutr  2004;80:149-53.
  124. Fuchs GJ, Ahmed T, Araya M, Baker S, Croft N, Weaver L.  Malnutrition: Working Group Report of the Second World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2004;39:S670-77. 
  125. Haskell MJ, Jamil KM, Hassan F, Peerson JM, HossainMI, Fuchs GJ, Brown KH. Daily consumption of Indian Spinach (Basella alba) or sweet potatoes has a positive effect on total-body vitamin A stores of Bangladeshi men.  Am J Clin Nutr  2004;80:705-14.
  126. Khan AM, Faruque AS, Hossain MS, Sattar S, Fuchs GJ, Salam MA.  Plesiomonas shigelloides-associated Diarrhoea in Bangladeshi Children: A Hospital-based Surveillance Study. J Trop Pediatr. 2004;50:354-6.
  127. Siaw E and Fuchs GJ.  Cholera.  In: Conn's Current Therapy.  Rakel RE and Bope ET (eds.).  W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 2005;84-7.
  128. Baker S, Cochran W, Fuchs G, Klish W, Krebs N, Strauss R, Tershakovec A, Udall J.  Overweight Children and Adolescents: A Clinical Report of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr  2005;40:533-43.
  129. Khan AM, Sarker SA, Alam NH, Hossain MS, Fuchs GJ, Salam MA.  Low osmolar oral rehydration salts solution in the treatment of acute watery diarrhoea in neonates and young infants: a randomized, controlled clinical trial.  J Health Popul Nutr 2005 23:52-7.
  130. Fuchs GJ.  Antioxidants for children with kwashiorkor: Oxidative stress may not explain this deadly disease.  BMJ 2005; 330:1095-6.  (editorial)
  131. Hakkak R, Holley A, MacLeod SL, Simpson PM, Fuchs GJ, Jo CH, Kieber-Emmons T, Korourian S.  Obesity promotes 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene-induced mammary tumor development in female zucker rats.  Breast Cancer Res 2005;7:R627-33.
  132. Khan AM, Sarker SA, Alam NH, Hossain MS, Fuchs GJ, Salam MA.  Low osmolarity oral rehydration salt solution in the treatment of acute watery diarrhea in neonates and young infants: a randomized controlled clinical trial.  J Health Popul Nutr  2005;23:52-7.
  133. Sarker S, Shamima S, Fuchs GJ, Alam NH, Azim T, Brussow H, Hammarstrom L.  Lactobacillus paracasei ST11 has no effect on rotavirus, but ameliorates the outcome of non-rotavirus diarrhea in children from Bangladesh.  Pediatrics 2005;116:e221-8.
  134. Brooks WA, Santosham M, Roy SK, Faruque ASG, Wahed MA, Nahar KP, Khan AI, Khan AF, Fuchs G, Black R.  Efficacy of zinc supplementation in young infants with acute watery diarrhea.  Am J Clin Nutr   2005;82:605-10.
  135. Sack DA, Roy SK, Ahmed T, Fuchs GJ.  Effectiveness markers of the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Project (BINP).  Health Policy Plan  2005;20:406-7  (letter)
  136. Roy SK, Fuchs GJ, Mahmud Z, Ara G, Islam S, Shafique S, Akter SS, Chakraborty B.  Intensive Nutrition Education with or without supplementary feeding improves the nutritional status of moderately-malnourished children in Bangladesh.  J Health Popul Nutr 2005;23:320-30.
  137. Khan AM, Ahmed T, Alam NH, Chowdhury AK, Fuchs GJ.  Extended interval gentamicin administration in children with malnutrition.  J Trop Pediatr 2006;52:179-84.
  138. Fuchs GJ, Denno D, Tarr P.  Gastrointestinal infections in children.  Dodson WE (ed).  Pediatric Update 2006;26:1-10.
  139. Osendarp SJ, Fuchs GJ, van Raaij JM, Mahmud H, Tofail F, Black RE, Prabhakar H, Santosham M.  The effect of zinc supplementation during pregnancy on immune response to Hib and BCG vaccines in Bangladesh.  J Trop Pediatr 2006;52:316-23.
  140. Committee on Nutrition.  Nutrition Support for Neurologically Impaired Children: A Clinical Report of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2006:43:123-35.
  141. Michail S, Sylvester F, Fuchs GJ, Issenman R.  Clinical efficacy of probiotics: review of the evidence with a focus on children.  A Clinical Report of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2006;43:550-7.
  142. Faruque AS, Khan AI, Malek MA, Huq S, Wahed MA, Salam MA, Fuchs GJ, Khaled MA.  Childhood anemia and vitamin A deficiency in rural Bangladesh.  Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2006;37:771-7.
  143. Hakkak R, MacLeod S, Shaaf S, Holley AW, Simpson P, Fuchs G, Jo CH, Kieber-Emmons T, Korourian S. Obesity increases the incidence of 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene-induced mammary tumors in an ovariectomized Zucker rat model.  Int J Oncol  2007;30: 557-563.
  144. Gibbons T, Fuchs GJ.  Chronic enteropathy: clinical aspects.  In: Nutrition Support for Infants and Children at Risk. Wahn U, Vandenplas Y, Cooke R (eds).  Karger, Basel, 2007.
  145. Raqib R, Alam DS, Sarkar P, Ahmad SM, Yunus M, Fuchs GJ.  The impact of low birth weight on immune function in preschool children.  Am J Clin Nutr  2007;85:845-52.
  146. Ashraf H, Ahmed T, Hossain MI, Alam NH, Mahmud R, Kamal SM, Salam MA, Fuchs GJ.  Day-care Management of Children with Severe Malnutrition in an Urban Health Clinic in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  J Trop Pediatr. 2007;53:171-8.
  147. Osendarp SJ, Prabhakar H, Fuchs GJ, van Raaij JM, Mahmud H, Tofail F, Santosham M, Black RE.  Immunization with the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Bangladeshi infants and effects of zinc supplementation.  Vaccine. 2007;25:3347-54.
  148. Roy SK, Jolly SP, Shafique S, Fuchs GJ, Mahmud Z, Chakraborty B, Roy S.  Prevention of malnutrition among young children in rural Bangladesh by a food-health-care education intervention: a randomized, controlled trial. Food Nutr Bull 2007;28:375-83.
  149. Roy SK, Raqib R, Khatun W, Azim T, Chowdhury R, Fuchs GJ, Sack DA.  Zinc supplementation in the management of shigellosis in malnourished children in Bangladesh.  Eur J Clin Nutr 2008;62:849-55.
  150. Fuchs GJ.  Fluid and electrolytes.  In: Pediatric Nutrition in Practice. Koletzko B (ed).  Karger, Basel, 2008, pp52-6.
  151. Sarker SA, Fuchs GJ.  The role of probiotics in the treatment and prevention of infectious diarrhoea in children.  In: Probiotics in Pediatric Medicine.  Sherman P and Michail S (eds).  Humana Press, Inc. Ottawa, 2008, pp147-64.
  152. Sarker SA, Davidsson L, Mahmud H, Alam NH, Ahmed T, Alam N, Salam MA, Berglinger C, Gyr N, Fuchs GJ.  Causal relationship of Helicobacter pyloriinfection with iron deficiency anemia and treatment failure of iron supplementation in children.  Gastroenterology.  2008;135:1534-42.
  153. Gibbons T, Fuchs GJ.  Malnutrition: a hidden problem in hospitalized children. Clin Pediatr 2009;48:356-61.
  154. James SJ, Melnyk S, Fuchs G, Reid T, Jernigan S, Pavliv O, Hubanks A, Gaylor DW.  Efficacy of methylcobalamin and folinic acid treatment on glutathione redox status in children with autism. Am J Clin Nutr 2009;89:1-6.
  155. Gibbons TE, Sayed K, Fuchs GJ. Massive pan-gastrointestinal bleeding following cocaine use. World J Pediatr  2009;5:149-51.
  156. Buie T, Campbell D, Fuchs GJ, Furuta GT, Levy J, Van de Water J, Whitaker AH, Atkins D, Bauman, ML, Beaudet AL, Carr EG, Gershon MD, Hyman SL, Jirapinyo P, Jyonouchi H, Kooros K, Kushak R, Levitt P, Levy SE, Lewis JD, Murray KF, Natowicz MR, Sabra A, Wershil BK, Weston SC, Zeltzer L, Winter H.  Evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders in individuals with ASDs: a consensus report.  Pediatrics2010;125:S1-S18.
  157. Buie T, Fuchs GJ, Furuta GT, Kooros K, Levy J, Lewis JD, Wershil BK, Winter H.  Recommendations for evaluation and treatment of common gastrointestinal problems in children with ASDs.  Pediatrics 2010;125:S19-S29.
  158. Alam DS, van Raaij JM, Hautvast JG, Yunus M, Waded MA, Fuchs GJ.  Effect of dietary fat supplementation during late pregnancy and first six month of lactation on maternal and infant vitamin A status in rural Bangladesh.  J Health Popul Nutr 2010;28:333-42.
  159. Melnyk S, Fuchs GJ, Schulz E, Lopez M, Kahler SG, Fussell JJ, Bellando J, Pavliv O, Rose S, Seidel L, Gaylor DW, James SJ.  Metabolic imbalance associated with methylation dysregulation and oxidative damage in children with autism.  J Autism Dev Disord 2012;42:367-77.
  160. Hakak R, Al-Dwairi A, Fuchs GJ, Korourian S, Simmen FA.  Dietary soy protein induces hepatic lipogenic enzyme gene expression while suppressing hepatosteatosis in obese female Zucker rats bearing DMBA-initiated mammary tumors.  Genes Nutr 2012;7:549-58.
  161. Darmstadt GLOsendarp SJAhmed SFeldman CVan Raaij JMBaqui AHHautvast JGFuchs GJ.  Effect of antenatal zinc supplementation on impetigo in infants in Bangladesh.  Pediatr Infect Dis J 2012;31:407-9.
  162. Coury D, Ashwood P, Fasano A, Fuchs GJ, Geraghty M, Kaul A, Mawe G, Patterson P, Jones NE.  Gastrointestinal conditions in children with autism spectrum disorder: developing a research agenda.  Pediatrics 2012;S160-S168.
  163. Furuta GT, Williams K, Kooros K, Kaul A, Panzer R, Coury D, Fuchs GJ.  Management of constipation in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics 2012;S98-S105.
  164. Cleghorn G, Boey C, Wittenberg D, Fuchs G, Oliver M, Buttery J, Polanco I, Roman E.  Acute Infectious Diarrhea Lessons Learned From the Past?  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2012:5; 489-93.
  165. Sarker SA, Sultana S, Sattar S, Ahmed T, Beglinger C, Gyr N, Fuchs GJInfluence of Helicobacter pylori infection on gastric acid secretion in pre-school Bangladeshi children.  Helicobacter. 2012;17: 333-9.
  166. Koletzko B, Bhutta ZA, Cai W, Cruchet S, Guindi ME, Fuchs GJ, Goddard EA, van Goudoever JB, Quak SH, Kulkarni B, Makrides M, Ribeiro H, Walker A.  Compositional Requirements of Follow-Up Formula for Use in Infancy: Recommendations of an International Expert Group Coordinated by the Early Nutrition Academy. Ann Nutr Metab 2013;62:44-54
  167. Fuchs GJ.  50 Years ago in the Journal of Pediatrics: Shigellosis in infancy and childhood: clinical and cerebral fluid findings.  J Pediatr 2013;16:1040. (Commentary)
  168. Effectiveness of Methylcobalamin and Folinic Acid Treatment on Adaptive Behavior in Children with Autistic Disorder Is Related to Glutathione Redox Status.  Frye RE,  Melnyk S, Fuchs G, Reid T, Jernigan S,  Pavliv O,  Hubanks A,  Gaylor DW,  Walters L,  James SJ.  Autism Res Treat 2013;2013:1-9.
  169. Dassinger M, Fuchs GJ.  Infantile Hypertophic Pyloric Stenosis: Closing in on the Cause.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2014;58:545.  (Editorial)
  170. Fuchs GJ.  ReCYCLing Rotavirus.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr  2015;60:1 (Editorial)
  171. Prince EN and Fuchs GJ.  Fluid and electrolytes.  In: Pediatric Nutrition in Practice. Koletzko B, Bhatia J, Bhutta ZA, Cooper P, Makrides M, Uauy R, Wang W.  (2nded).  Karger, Basel, 2015.
  172. Suthuvoravut U, Abiodun P, Chomtho S, Chongviriyaphan N, Cruchet S, Davies P, Fuchs G, Gopalan S, van Goudoever J, Nel E, Scheimann A, Spolidoro J, Tontisirin K, Wang W, Winichagoon P, Koletzko B.  Composition of Follow-Up Formula for Young Children Aged 12-36 Months: Recommendations of an International Expert Group Coordinated by the Nutrition Association of Thailand and the Early Nutrition Academy. Ann Nutr Metab 2015  67:119-132
  173. Vaughan J, Fuchs GJ.  Identification and Management of Acute Malnutrition in Hospitalized Children (Developed Country Perspective).  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015;61: 610-612.
  174. Togias A, Cooper SF, Acebal M, Assa'ad A, Baker JR, Beck LA, Block J, Byrd-Bredbenner C, Chan ES, Eichenfield LF, Fleischer DM, Fuchs GJ, Furuta GT, Greenhawt MJ, Gupta RS, Habich M, Jone SM, Keaton, K, Muraro A, Plaut MS, Rosenwasser, LJ, Rotrosen D, Sampson HA, Schneider LC, Sicherer SH, Sidbury R, Spergal J, Stukus DR, Venter C, Boyce JA.  Addendum Guidelines for the Prevention of Peanut Allergy in the United States: Report of the NIAID-Sponsored Expert Panel. (in press)