Research is an important facet of the division.  Three faculty members have NIH funding, and the division continues to attract new research funding from the NIH and other organizations.  The Division participates in multiple, large multicenter studies for liver disease, pancreatic disease, and IBD. Over 17 IRB-approved clinical and translational research studies are underway in Pediatric Gastroenterology and an additional 12 pharmaceutical treatment trials are ongoing within the division.

Laboratory-based Research

Our research labs make major advances in the field of gastroenterology with our dedicated team of talented researchers.

Patient-oriented Research

We lead national multi-center clinical studies in acute liver failure, biliary artesia, and hepatocyte transplantation.