Gastroenterology Clinical Studies

Some of the many research opportunities available in Gastroenterology are listed below. Select a study to review a brief description and requirements. Parents or guardians of children who might be eligible are encouraged to inquire about enrollment. Contact information is listed at the end of each study.

Thank you for exploring these opportunities and helping us to find cures and prevent childhood disease.

Clinical Studies


Biliary Atresia Long-Term Observation: The BASIC Study

Biliary Atresia Study in Infants, Children and Adults

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Cholestasis Long-term Observation: The LOGIC Study

Longitudinal Study of Genetic Causes of Intrahepatic Cholestasis (LOGIC)

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Cholestasis Natural History Database: The PROBE Study

A Prospective Database of Infants with Cholestasis

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IBD ImproveCareNow Registry

Using Patient Data to Transform Care and Improve Outcomes for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Liver Disease Scarring: The FORCE Study

FibroScan® in Pediatric Cholestatic Liver Disease Study

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Mitochondrial Hepatopathies Long-term Observation: The MITOHEP Study

Longitudinal Study of Mitochondrial Hepatopathies

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver/Steatohepatitis (NAFL/NASH) Observational Study

A 5-year Longitudinal Observational Study of Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver or Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

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Pancreatitis INSPPIRE 2 Study

Pediatric Longitudinal Cohort Study of Chronic Pancreatitis (INSPPIRE 2)

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*Original research initiated by investigators at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.