Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases

The mission of our NIH-funded Digestives Diseases Research Center is to unite investigators with interests in digestive and liver disease in the exploration of creative experimental approaches as well as to stimulate others to enter these areas of research. The scientific focus of the Center revolves around host-environmental interactions in digestive and liver disease research from bench to bedside. Research amongst Center Investigators includes the molecular regulation of cellular processes in the digestive tract and liver, how they are integrated with the immune system, and their responses to environmental exposures such as diet and the microbiota. The Center is divided into three thematic areas: Intestinal Biology, Liver Biology, and Microbiology/Immunology. Center resources include four scientific cores to support research in both model systems and human subjects for Center Investigators, a pilot project program, weekly seminar series, an annual retreat, and various enrichment programs.

If you would like to become a member, please submit the requested information enclosed in our membership application.

Announcements

Grant Citation

Please cite the Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases (P30DK050306 ) in all publications related to core usage.

Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases 2021 Center Retreat

Registration for the 21st annual Center Retreat is open. Please register here.

Upcoming Events

  • The Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases - Research Seminar Series Thursday, October 14, 2021 Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Speaker -Tracey Simon, MD, MPH

    Title - “Novel HCC Prevention Strategies”

  • The Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases - Research Seminar Series Thursday, October 21, 2021 Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Speaker - Pierre-Emanuel Rautou, MD, PhD

    Title - "Role of Endothelial Cells in Fatty Liver Diseases"

  • Intestinal Stem Cell Club Seminar Friday, November 5, 2021 Friday, November 5, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Speakers

    Xianghui (Hamilton lab)

    Yuhua (Lengner lab)