U-M Division of GI & Hepatology Researchers

The innovative research conducted by our physician scientists and clinical investigators has paved the way for more effective methods of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gastrointestinal and hepatology diseases.

Basic Science Research

Our division continues to conduct cutting-edge investigations of the molecular, cellular, and physiological conditions of healthy and diseased states of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas. Learn more.

Clinical Research

Researchers in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology conduct and participate in a multitude of clinical studies in a wide range of areas. Learn more.

Faculty Research Websites

National Conferences

Our division has a long and impressive history of participation in many national conferences over the years, with our faculty, fellows, and staff having their research selected for countless presentations and posters, serving in numerous leadership roles and on committees, and recognized with prominent awards and honors. Learn more.

Gut Talk – Healio Gastroenterology

Gut Talk, on Healio Gastroenterology, is a podcast hosted by Dr. Sameer Berry and Dr. William Chey that explores the impact of health policy, technology, practice management, and research on the field of gastroenterology. Listen to the podcast.

This Molecule Could Be Behind Liver Fibrosis

Liangyou Rui, PhD and team identify a molecule behind the runaway growth of bile duct cells inside the liver.

Dr. Patricia Bloom - Connecting the Dots Between Gut Bacteria and Cirrhosis Complications

Patricia Bloom, MD examines the relationship between gut bacteria and complications of cirrhosis to find better treatment options for patients who suffer from this disease.

New Clues to How the Tumor Microenvironment Impacts Pancreatic Cancer

U-M researchers find that the loss of the mitochondrial glutamate-oxaloacetate transaminase 2 (GOT2) causes metabolic changes that impair cellular growth.