Clinical Research

The Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases is engaged in a variety of clinical research projects. Below, Divisional research is organized by topic.

Clinical Research Related to Upper GI

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Kerry Dunbar, M.D.
Stuart Spechler, M.D.

Barrett's Esophagus Kerry Dunbar, M.D.Stuart Spechler, M.D

Peptic Ulcer Disease
Byron Cryer, M.D.

Clinical Research Related to Small Bowel

GI Bleeding
Deepak Agrawal, M.D.
Roopa Vemulapalli, M.D.

Clinical Research Related to General Luminal

GI Bleeding
Deepak Agrawal, M.D.
Byron Cryer, M.D.
Roopa Vemulapalli, M.D.

Clinical Research Related to Endoscopy and Imaging

Endoscopic Ultrasound
Deepak Agrawal, M.D.
Jayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah, M.D.

Therapeutic Endoscopy
Deepak Agrawal, M.D.
Jayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah, M.D.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Tasneem Ahmed, D.O.
Annie Feagins, M.D.

Clinical Research Related to Colon Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Screening
William Harford, M.D.

Clinical Research Related to Liver Diseases

Acute Liver Failure
Lisa Casey, M.D.
Lafaine Grant, M.D.
William M. Lee, M.D.
Shannan Tujios, M.D.

Autoimmune Hepatitis
Marlyn Mayo, M.D.
Dwain Thiele, M.D.

Cholestatic Liver Disease
Marlyn Mayo, M.D.

Cirrhosis, Complications
Geri Brown, M.D.
Jennifer Cuthbert, M.D.
Amit Singal, M.D.

Drug-Induced Liver Injury
Lafaine Grant, M.D.
William M. Lee, M.D.

Hepatocellular Cancer
Amit Singal, M.D.

Liver Disease in Women
Lisa Casey, M.D.
Lafaine Grant, M.D.
Marlyn Mayo, M.D.
Shannan Tujios, M.D.

Liver Transplantation
Geri Brown, M.D.
Lafaine Grant, M.D.
William M. Lee, M.D.
Amit Singal, M.D.
Shannan Tujios, M.D.

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
Marlyn Mayo, M.D.

Viral Hepatitis
Lisa Casey, M.D.
Lafaine Grant, M.D.
William M. Lee, M.D.
Willis Maddrey, M.D.
Dwain Thiele, M.D.
Shannan Tujios, M.D.

NAFLD
Jeffrey Browning, M.D.

Clinical Research Related to Pancreatic Diseases

Pancreatic Diseases
Deepak Agrawal, M.D.
Jayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah, M.D.

Clinical Research Related to Metabolism

Epidemiology, Parthogenesis, and Treatment of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Jeffrey Browning, M.D.