Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata university

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Research activities

The research themes in our department are two missions (1)"The development of diagnosis methods and therapy for intractable progressive digestive system diseases” (2)"Analysis of the undiagnosed disease with genome and iPS cell biology and development of next generation therapy.

Approach to Undiagnosed Disease 『Undiagnosed Diseases Program』

Basic Research Team

  • Metabolism research team
  • Fibrosis/Regeneration research team
  • Cancerization research team
  • Immunology research team
  • Less-invasive therapies development team
  • Research with medaka(including research of fatty liver to space experimentation)

Clinical Research Team

    Gastrointestinal Research Group

  • Upper GI tract team
  • Lower GI tract team
  • Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Research Group

  • Liver team
  • Biliary tract and Pancreas team

Cross-sectional Clinical Research Team

  • Urine proteomics team
  • Gastrointestinal stricture team
  • Visceral fat・Skeletal muscle・Asites team
  • Enterobacteria team
  • Gastrointestinal blood flow team
  • POEM・Gastrointestinal function team
  • Metabolism team
  • Interventional gastroenterology team
  • Novel training model for endoscopic surgery develop team
  • Microbiota team