Brian Behm

Behm, Brian W.

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Medicine


  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, University of Virginia
  • MD, Medicine, University of Virginia
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco
  • BA, , Cornell University

Contact Information

PO Box 800708
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908
Telephone: 434-243-9309
Fax: 434-244-7527

Research Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, chronic diarrhea, pouchitis and other disorders of ileoanal pouch, ulcerative proctitis.

Research Description

Dr. Behm's research interests include understanding the pathogenesis of intestinal inflammation, noninvasive imaging of the small and large intestine, and translational and clinical research studying potential new therapies for inflammatory bowel disease. He is currently studying the role of statins in decreasing intestinal inflammation in patients with Crohn's disease and is active in several clinical trials evaluating new therapies for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

Selected Publications