Gastroenterology and Hepatology

A strong focus on cell biological and molecular biological aspects of disease mechanisms Department
Research is directed at clinical and patient-oriented research as well as basic research, with a strong focus on cell biological and molecular biological aspects of disease mechanisms.

Our main research topics are

  • The physiology and pathology of the liver 
  • Liver transplant
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (inflammatory bowel disease)
  •  Small bowel transplant 
  • The development and prevention of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, in particular colon cancer.

Find out more about the Gastroenterology and Hepatology department

Find out more about gastrointestinal and liver disease

 

Relevance

How our research benefits to society

The department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is responsible for the clinical care of patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases, including patients with diseases of the pancreas and biliary tract.

Areas of special interest include cholestatic liver diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases and premalignant lesions of the gastrointestinal tract. The department is strongly involved in the liver transplantation programme and the small bowel transplantation programme of the University Hospital.

Contact

Fax: +31 50 361 9306

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University Medical Center Groningen
Postbus 30.001
9700 RB Groningen

Visiting address:

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Hanzeplein 1
9713 GZ Groningen