Investigators at the University of Vermont have contributed major conceptual and therapeutic advances to the field of digestive diseases, including breakthroughs in the genetics of colon cancer, new treatments for hepatitis C, and lifesaving therapies for jaundice in the newborn. This tradition of excellence continues today. Our unit is active in a broad spectrum of high impact research areas.
Some of the major investigative themes we pursue include:
Basic and Translational Research
- Esophageal motility disorders: Doris Strader, M.D.
- Inflammatory bowel disease: Eric Ganguly, M.D., James Vecchio, M.D.
- Pancreatic cancer: Richard Zubarik, M.D.
- Viral hepatitis: Nicholas Ferrentino, M.D., Doris Strader, M.D., Steven Lidofsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Mentored Research Opportunities
Students seeking mentored research opportunities are encouraged to contact the appropriate investigator directly.