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Our strong commitment to translational research is demonstrated by the vibrant laboratory work of surgeon-scientists in the lab and the broad menu of clinical trials we offer to patients.  

Clinical Research

We offer clinical trials for a wide range of conditions including  Biliary Cancer (Bile Duct & Gallbladder), , Esophageal Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Islet Cell Transplants for Diabetes Type 1 and refractory Chronic Pancreatitis, Neuroendocrine Tumors and Pancreatic Cancer, as well as Phase I Solid Tumor studies.

Lab Research

The surgeon-scientists  the GI Surgery Research Lab and Kirkwood Lab conduct innovative research aimed at treating diseases of the gastrointestinal tract including cancers, benign conditions and hepatobiliary diseases.

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