Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Research Activity

Current Clinical Trials

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology conducts a number of clinical trials in various aspects of digestive and liver diseases. For more information on any of these trials, please contact Cynthia Miller, RN, at 215-955-8108.

Learn more about registered studies by visiting clinicaltrials.gov.

High Impact Science

From Lab to Bedside: Discoveries in the Lab Change Clinical Care

Breakthrough in early detection of liver cancer with simple urine sample and testing.
Hie-Won L. Hann, MD, FAASLD (in collaboration with Dr. Su at Baruch S.Blumberg Institute)

New AXIOS stent effectively and safely used for endoscopic drainage of pancreas, acting as a substitute for surgical therapy.
Ali A. Siddiqui, MD, FASGE ,FACP

Read more about recent discoveries and how you can support our research.


Recent Publications

Core curriculum for peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)

Colonoids from Patients with Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Exhibit Decreased Growth Associated with Inflammation Severity and Durable Upregulation of Antigen Presentation Genes

Myeloid-derived suppressor cells in gastrointestinal cancers: A systemic review

Coronary artery disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Clinical correlation using computed tomography coronary calcium scans

Givosiran, a novel treatment for acute hepatic porphyrias

Impact of fecal microbiota transplantation with capsules on the prevention of metabolic syndrome among patients with obesity

Hepatic Vein Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Subharmonic Imaging Signal as a Screening Test for Portal Hypertension

Hepatic lipocalin 2 promotes liver fibrosis and portal hypertension

Diagnosing portal hypertension with noninvasive subharmonic pressure estimates from a US contrast agent

Salivary pepsin A detection related to gastro-oesophageal reflux episodes in children undergoing impedance probe monitoring

Measuring universal health coverage based on an index of effective coverage of health services in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Five insights from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Global burden of 369 diseases and injuries in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Global burden of 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Global age-sex-specific fertility, mortality, healthy life expectancy (HALE), and population estimates in 204 countries and territories, 1950–2019: a comprehensive demographic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors in 2020

Recent advances in the management of gastrointestinal stromal tumor

PRO: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Is the Preferred Modality to Screen for the Diagnosis of Esophageal and Gastric Varices When the Diagnosis of Cirrhosis Is Made

Palliative Care Utilization Among Patients With COVID-19 in an Underserved Population: A Single-Center Retrospective Study

Meta-analysis of outcomes of patients with COVID-19 infection with versus without gastrointestinal symptoms

Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Type 1: Pathophysiology, Natural History, and Therapeutic Frontier

The impact of risk factors on gastroparesis at an urban medical center

Report on the Short Endoscopic Exocrine Pancreatic Function Test in Children and Young Adults

Surgical Outcomes After Pancreatic Resection of Screening-Detected Lesions in Individuals at High Risk for Developing Pancreatic Cancer

Effects of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation With Oral Capsules in Obese Patients