Current research interest of the Division include:

  • Celiac Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux - pH monitoring
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Epidemiological studies
  • Constipation
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Functional disorders

Stony Brook University Hospital has an institution-funded Clinical Research Core which provides support for clinical research projects. This includes:

  • Nursing services
  • Laboratory & technical support
  • Radiology support
  • Nutrition services
  • Statistical consultations

Current Ongoing Clinical Trials:

  1. Fecal microbial transplantation in patients with medication refractory Clostridium Difficile and/or Ulcerative Colitis or Indeterminate Colitis
  2. Fecal microbial transplantation in patients with Crohn’s Disease

In addition to the above publications, our attendings and fellows have made a strong presence with poster presentations, oral presentations, invited lectures, and organizational tasks at national and international meetings including:

  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Digestive Disease Week (DDW)
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)
  • Advances in IBD
  • Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS)