Texas Gulf Coast Center for Gastrointestinal Development, Infection, & Injury
Baylor College of Medicine
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Galveston, TX
Director: Mary Estes, Ph.D.
Co-Director: David Graham, M.D.
Associate Directors : Peter B. Ernst, D.V.M., Ph.D., Lenard Lichtenberger, Ph.D
Administrator: Barbara McKinley
The Texas Gulf Coast Digestive Diseases Center serves basic and clinical scientists at institutions within the Texas Medical Center (Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) and at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. The Center serves to facilitate on-going Digestive Disease Research, promote translational research between basic and clinical areas, develop new projects, nurture new investigators, and provide GI educational activities. Pilot/Feasibility and Enrichment programs support innovative ideas and new investigators in Digestive Disease research and foster collaborations. The Center draws together a multidisciplinary group of investigators, including basic scientists with proven track records of success, and well-coordinated clinical programs dealing with pediatric and adult GI patients.
- Morphology, Cell and Molecular Biology
- Gastrointestinal Immunology
- Integrative biology
- Study Design and Specimen Collection
Page last updated: November 05, 2010