Basic Science Research


Committed to an internationally recognized mission of basic science research, the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology conducts cutting-edge investigations into the molecular, cellular, and physiological conditions of normal and disease states of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas. Advanced training and collaborative research involving faculty, fellows, medical students, and graduate students, expands the base of scientific knowledge required for cures and improved clinical outcomes.

University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research

The University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research aims to provide the physical and intellectual environment conducive to catalyzing collaborative research efforts among clinical and basic investigators interested in the role of gut hormones in health and disease.

Cellular Differentiation Program Project

Program Project Grant: Cellular Decisions of Differentiation in the GI Tract

The overall objective of this project is to further our understanding of how cells make decisions of identity and differentiation in the stomach and intestine of the gastrointestinal tract.