Research Focus

The broad focus of our research is gastrointestinal and epithelial pathobiology. Included under this umbrella are molecular mechanisms and chemoprevention of colorectal and liver cancer, host-pathogen interactions/inflammation in the intestine, and intestinal transport in health and disease. These particular areas of focus are of monumental importance to the field of gastrointestinal health and disease. The research of each of our participating faculty falls under one or more of the categories listed at the right.