• Bench-to-Bedside Research in Pediatric Digestive Disease

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    The Digestive Health Center (DHC) is one of only 17 Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (DDRCC) in the nation supported by the National Institutes of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases. The Digestive Health Center, located within Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, serves as a University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center resource that has attracted new investigators to foster digestive disease research and make significant discoveries relating to pediatric digestive diseases.

    Director: Jorge A. Bezerra, MD

    Associate Directors:
    Heidi J. Kalkwarf, PhD, RD
    James M. Wells, PhD
    Aaron M. Zorn, PhD

    Related Resources

    National Institutes of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

    Program Manager:
    Cynthia C. Wetzel, PhD

    Remember to acknowledge the use of the core facility in all publications by stating:
    “This project was supported in part by NIDDK P30 DK078392 (insert name of core service
    that you used) of the Digestive Disease Research Core Center in Cincinnati.”

  • Pilot & Feasibility Program

    Filling out the pilot and feasibility program application.
    Funding for pilot projects related to digestive disease research.
    Learn more.
  • Seminar Series

    seminar series.
    The DHC hosts a weekly seminar series featuring distinguished speakers from Cincinnati Children's and outside the medical center. 
    View seminar schedule.