Institutes, Divisions & Centers
Digestive Health Center

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 (NIDDK). The Cincinnati DHC was established as a NIDDK funded Digestive Diseases Research Development Center in 2003 and became a NIDDK funded DDRCC center in 2007. 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 pediatric digestive disease research and make significant discoveries to restore digestive health.

Director: Lee A. "Ted" Denson, MD

Associate Directors:
Theresa Alenghat, VMD, PhD
Alexander Miethke, MD
Nicholas J. Ollberding, PhD

Related Resources

Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (DDRCC)
National Institutes of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Center 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 NIH P30 DK078392 (insert name of core service
that you used) of the Digestive Diseases 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 relevant to child health.
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Research Cores

research core.
Digestive Health Center (DHC) members are eligible to receive subsidies at core services. Read More

Seminar Series

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