Hepatology & Gastroenterology Research

Conditions in Research Trials

Liver Diseases (Hepatology)

Fatty Liver
NASH or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
NAFLD or nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
PBC or Primary Biliary Cholangitis
PSC or Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Portal Hypertension
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Liver Cancer Detection

Luminal Diseases (Luminal Gastroenterology)

IBD (inflammatory bowel disease)
Ulcerative Colitis
Crohn’s Disease
Fistulas in IBD
Celiac Disease
Pancreatic Disorders
Wilson Disease

University of Virginia

The Division of Hepatology and Gastroenterology at UVA has a 35-year history of active research in all aspects of these fields. The successful development of our Clinical Research Program especially over the past 10 years and now led by Dr. Stephen Caldwell and Jennifer Greene RN/BSN CRC Manager has allowed the growth of a cutting edge clinical research program in all aspects of Liver disease including fatty liver and cirrhosis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD, Crohn’s and Ulcerative colitis), Hepatobiliary Disease, Gut Motility disorders and other related fields including Celiac disease and Liver malignancies. Division Faculty also have notable collaborations with allied fields including Liver Transplantation, Allergy/Immunology, and Nutrition.

See our contacts to learn more about available studies in liver diseases, inflammatory bowel disease and colitis, and other important areas of study in our Division