Dr. Sylvester collaborates closely with the department of immunology at the UConn Health Center to study immune responses in children with inflammatory bowel diseases. He is an expert in the impact of chronic digestive diseases in bone health in children. Dr. Sylvester is an active volunteer for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and serves as a member of its Board of Trustees.
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Connecticut Children's Medical Center is a nationally recognized, 187-bed not-for-profit children's hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Named among the best in the nation for several of its pediatric specialties in the annual U.S. News & World Report "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings, Connecticut Children's is the only free-standing children's hospital in Connecticut that offers comprehensive, world-class health care to children.