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Research & Scholarly Activity

Our current research initiatives include:

  • Gastrointestinal and nutritional conditions associated with chronic diseases of childhood
  • Total parenteral nutrition-induced cholestasis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Chronic abdominal pain of childhood
  • Malabsorption, celiac disease, and digestive enzyme deficiency conditions in infants and children
  • Capsule endoscopy in children

Clinical trials that test new therapies are being performed in many areas, especially in inflammatory bowel disease. The clinical research center is often used to provide easy access for patients and their families to participate in the studies.