Digestive Disease Research Center

Research Base

DDRC Investigators are faculty members who have research programs with a digestive disease component. Associate Member status is awarded to attract young investigators into the field of digestive disease research by supporting pilot projects and allowing them some utilization of the DDRC core facilities. There is also a designated trainee status for persons training in digestive disease research.

The DDRC Investigators, Associate Members, and Trainees are organized into four different categories depending on their particular research interest. These include: 

Epithelial Integrity 
Director: Timothy Cover, M.D. 

Gastrointestinal Development and Function
Director: Michelle E. Southard-Smith, Ph.D. 


Gastrointestinal Physiology, Obesity, and Metabolism
Director: Alyssa Hasty, Ph.D.

Growth, Proliferation, and Apoptosis
Director: James R. Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D. 


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