Improving patients' lives through research

OSUMCResearch holds a place of prominence in the Department of Internal Medicine. In keeping with the overall mission of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to “improve patients’ lives through research,” the department has a committed faculty of clinical, translational and basic scientists working to discover breakthroughs to end human suffering.

Clinical Trials

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition conducts a variety of clinical trials, including investigator initiated, NIH-sponsored, multi-center, and investigational drug/device trials. The Division has over 30 active clinical trials in the following areas:

  • (Recurrent) Acute Pancreatitis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Hepatitis C
  • Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Acute Liver Injury/Failure
  • End-Stage Liver Disease
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome Type 1
  • Cystic Pancreatic Lesions (Pancreas Cysts)
  • Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplantation (TPIAT)
  • Pancreatic Necrosectomy
  • Decompensated Cirrhosis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis and Hepatic Impairment
  • Achalasia and Other Motility Disorders

For more information regarding current clinical trials, please email

Recent Publications

Recent Publications