At Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, our Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Program ranks No. 7 in the country, and is the only nationally ranked pediatric program of its kind in Georgia*.
Our team is committed to advancing care for pediatric patients across the country. Physicians in our program conduct multiple studies on a national level and are involved in collaborative efforts that further expand our understanding of liver disease and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
Some of our research collaborations include:
Our areas of interest for research include:
- Acute liver failure
- Biliary atresia
- Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
- Chronic pancreatitis in children
- Cystic fibrosis-associated liver disease
- Eosinophilic esophagitis
- Fatty liver disease
- Hepatitis B and C therapy in children
- Liver transplantation
- Adolescent transplant patients’ adherence to their medication and lifestyle regimen and transitioning them from pediatric- to adult-centered care
- Nutritional status after liver transplantation
- Post-transplantation medical issues
- Transplant rejection and immunologic tolerance (acceptance by the body)
- Neonatal alloimmune liver disease
- Neonatal cholestatic liver disease
- Noninvasive diagnosis of liver disease using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Portal hypertension
Whole-genome sequencing of African Americans implicates differential genetic architecture in inflammatory bowel disease.
Our team participated in a multi-center collaborative study published in the American Journal of Human Genetics.read the study
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Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship
Our Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship Program trains the leading physicians of tomorrow.
Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
We offer a one-year advanced fellowship in pediatric transplant hepatology.