Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (RESEARCH)

Clinical Research

With the full scope of tertiary and quaternary expertise within the Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (GHN) section at Texas Children’s Hospital, our mission has always been to provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

Basic Research

Our basic research programs focus on the study of epithelial cell biology and mucosal immunology in infection, inflammation, host defense, and development of the gastrointestinal tract. To learn more, please visit our basic research page.

Clinical/Translational Research

Our clinical and translational research programs focus on intestinal and nutritional epidemiology, outcomes research and quality assurance, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease, and motility and functional disorders of the GI tract. To learn more, please visit our clinical and translational research.

Clinical Trials

For more information about specific clinical trials which are actively recruiting subjects please visit the Clinical Trials.


View highlights of recent publications from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Texas Children’s Hospital