Digestive Health Research

Research & Clinical Trials in Digestive Health

The Digestive Health Institute at University Hospitals is recognized nationally and internationally for its contributions to diagnostic/therapeutic endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease and GI outcomes research.

Message from the Chief Scientific Officer

The UH Digestive Health Institute provides all patients high-quality care with patient-centered experiences and access to innovative research to improve the health of the communities we serve. The following programs continue to flourish with important research accomplishments and publications: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer, Hepatology, Health Services, and Outcomes Research.

We continue to pursue excellence in all areas of our mission statement and strive to provide state-of-the-art care for patients with digestive diseases while at the same time remaining inquisitive researchers and educational innovators.

Fabio Cominelli, MD, PhD:
UH Digestive Health Institute Chief Scientific Officer

Digestive Health Research Institute

In 2015, the Digestive Health Research Institute was formed at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine under the leadership of Inaugural Director Fabio Cominelli, MD, PhD.

Our Research Achievements

The Digestive Health Institute has an important history in discovery and innovations in the field of gastroenterology.

Education and Research Fund

Lansing C. Hoskins Education and Research Fund, focuses on promoting and supporting new research initiatives in digestive diseases undertaken by fellows and junior faculty.