Digestive Disease Research Center

Murine GI Surgical Modeling Core

Associate Core Leader: Naji Abumrad, M.D.
Core Services:
  • Provides mouse bariatric surgery models with application to basic and translational research
  • Provides mouse models of Barrett’s esophagus and liver and small bowel transplantation
  • Provides peri-operative care to ensure that animals are healthy and free of undue stress
  • Trains investigators in specialized surgical procedures
  • Responds to the needs of VDDRC Investigators through development of new procedures
 The Murine GI Surgical Modeling Core provides unique surgical services including bariatric and other novel surgical procedures

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