H. Christian Weber, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Gastroenterology Section

MD, Universität Hamburg



Expertise includes: Biology and pharmacology of G protein-coupled bombesin receptors in cancer and energy homeostasis; Clinical research in functional bowel disorders, neuroendocrinology, including acid-related disorders and long-term effects of gastric acid inhibition; and Natural products for the treatment of cancer, obesity, diabetes, and infections.

Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine




A 4-Week, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Parallel-Group, Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Tegaserod in Relieving the Symptoms of Female Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Excluding Those with Predominant Di
01/11/2004 - 07/31/2005 (PI)
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of Tegaserod (6 mg b.i.d.), Administered Orally for 12 Weeks, To Male Patients with Chronic Constipation
04/01/2004 - 02/01/2005 (PI)
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation


Racial Factors in Symptom Patterns and Epidemiology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007 (PI)
American College of Gastroenterology

Human Gastrin-Releasing Prg
05/15/2000 - 02/28/2006 (PI)
NIH-NIDDK
5 K08 DK02722-05 (A)

Mole. Mech. Of Abberrant Hu Ga
07/01/2001 - 07/31/2005 (PI)
US Army

Human Gastrin Releasing Peptide receptor Gene Regulation
08/04/2003 - 05/31/2005 (PI)
NIH-NIDDK
5R03DK6320902A1

Regulation Of The Human Grp-R
07/01/1999 - 06/30/2003 (PI)
AMER DIGESTIVE HLTH

Regulation Of The Human Grp-R
07/01/1999 - 12/31/2001 (PI)
Harcourt General


Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Weber HC. Gastrointestinal regulatory peptides. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2017 Feb; 24(1):1-2. PMID: 27870640; DOI: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000303;.
  2. Weber HC. New treatment options for irritable bowel syndrome with predominant diarrhea. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2017 Feb; 24(1):25-30. PMID: 27875419; DOI: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000302;.
  3. Weber HC. Overview of gastrointestinal regulatory peptides. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2016 Feb; 23(1):1-2. PMID: 26702844; DOI: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000222;.
  4. Weber HC. Opioid-induced constipation in chronic noncancer pain. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2016 Feb; 23(1):11-7. PMID: 26702846; DOI: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000220;.
  5. Liu Y, Qin XQ, Weber HC, Xiang Y, Liu C, Liu HJ, Yang H, Jiang J, Qu X. Bombesin Receptor-Activated Protein (BRAP) Modulates NF-?B Activation in Bronchial Epithelial Cells by Enhancing HDAC Activity. J Cell Biochem. 2016 May; 117(5):1069-77. PMID: 26460487; DOI: 10.1002/jcb.25406;.
  6. Weber HC. Gastrointestinal peptides and itch sensation. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2015 Feb; 22(1):29-33. PMID: 25485517; DOI: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000122;.
  7. Weber HC. Gastrointestinal regulatory peptides. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2015 Feb; 22(1):1-2. PMID: 25485518; DOI: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000130;.
  8. Hermos JA, Quach L, Gagnon DR, Weber HC, Altincatal A, Cho K, Lawler EV, Grotzinger KM. Incident severe thrombocytopenia in veterans treated with pegylated interferon plus ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C infection. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2014 May; 23(5):480-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24677630; DOI: 10.1002/pds.3585;.
  9. Weber HC. Gastrointestinal regulatory peptides and their receptors. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2014 Feb; 21(1):1-2. PMID: 24296463; DOI: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000035;.
  10. Rao S, Weber HC. New treatment targets for the management of irritable bowel syndrome. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2014 Feb; 21(1):9-14. PMID: 24300740; DOI: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000034;.
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Bar chart showing 57 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1998

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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Acid secretion
Bombesin
intracellular signaling
obesity
Proton Pump Inhibitors
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