Digestive Disease Research Center (DDRC) Goals

  • To support research as a key to understanding the mechanisms of human digestive diseases and cancer.
  • To develop new therapies and treatment strategies for digestive diseases and cancers.
  • To integrate clinical and basic science research to facilitate and accelerate therapy development through translational research (i.e., lab bench to bedside).
  • To strengthen gastroenterology subspecialty training and fellowship programs.
  • To provide a positive, strong enviornment for the education and training of medical students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents and gastroenterology fellows.
  • To educate the pubic on screening and prevention of digestive disorders and cancers.

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