Research Department: Medicine Research
Research Division: Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Research
Research Focus Area: Inflammatory bowel disease
Associate Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Research Overview Dr. Bousvaros studies the pathogenesis and therapy of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Goals of Dr. Bousvaros's research include the identification of microbial pathogens that may...
Research Focus Area: Nutrition
Director, Center for Nutrition
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Research Overview Dr. Duggan's major research interests include: the nutritional management of acute and persistent diarrhea micronutrient trials in developing countries general aspects of energy and...
Research Focus Area: Nutrition, Obesity prevention
Director, Growth and Nutrition Program
Research Overview The goal of my research is to identify modifiable dietary and behavioral risk factors in early life associated with childhood health outcomes, particularly body composition and...
Research Focus Area: Liver disease
Senior Associate in Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Research Overview Maureen Jonas' research focuses on liver disease in children, with emphasis on viral hepatitis. She was the principal investigator in the multicenter International Pediatric...
Research Focus Area: Celiac disease
Associate Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Director, The Celiac Disease Program
Research Overview Alan Leichtner's research focuses on developing and evaluating treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, gastroesophageal reflux, and celiac disease in children. About Alan...
Research Focus Area: Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
Director, Center for Motility and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Research Overview Dr. Nurko's research focuses on Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders in children. His main interest is in the areas of mechanisms of defecation and fecal continence, constipation, non...
Associate Director of Clinical Research
Assistant in Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pediatric, Harvard Medical School
Research Overview Dr. Rufo's current research interests are focused on the development of novel treatments and diagnostic tools for use in the management of children and adults with inflammatory...
Research Lab: Snapper Laboratory
Research Focus Area: Internal Bowel Disease, Mucosal Immunology, Microbiology, Inflammatory bowel disease
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Research Overview The Snapper laboratory is interested in the mechanisms that control immune responses and function in the gastrointestinal tract as well as host-microbial interactions that, in turn,...