Children's Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Research and Clinical Studies

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is a top U.S. gastroenterology research center. This allows our children's GI, hepatology, and nutrition experts to take part in the latest IBD clinical studies.

Studies help us further learn about GI health issues and digestive disorders in kids.

UPMC Children's Hospital is a leader in studies that occur at more than one center. This means experts from around the world work together and share what they learn.

IBD is a main focus of our research.

Children with IBD in these studies take part in local and national registries to:

  • Gather data about treatments and outcomes.
  • Measure the success and safety of medicines.

Our current studies related to IBD include:

Talk to your care team if you'd like your child to take part in any of these studies.

Contact the IBD Center at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

We welcome referrals. You also can schedule your child's visit on your own.

To learn more or make an appointment with an IBD expert at UPMC Children's, call 412-692-5180.