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Digestive System & Liver

Digestive System & Liver

Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about the digestive system and liver. This page lists digestive system and liver studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

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UW Medicine Digestive Health
UW Medicine

UW Medicine’s Digestive Health Institute provides comprehensive and innovative treatment for diseases and disorders of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder and bile ducts small intestine, colon, rectum, anus, pelvic floor, as well as preventive screenings to evaluate patients’ digestive tract health.

UW Medicine Liver Care and Transplantation Services
UW Medicine

UW Medicine’s Liver Care specialists, located at UW Medical Center, provide patients an uncommon wealth of experience across the spectrum of liver diseases. Our hepatologists treat patients with viral hepatitis, autoimmune hepatitis and metabolic disorders. We manage patients’ liver cancer, end-stage liver disease and transplantation.

Active Studies

The Purge-C Study

https://www.uwactu.com/reprieve-study The UW AIDS Clinical Trials Unit is looking for men and women with a new diagnosis of acute hepatitis C (HCV)--with OR without HIV--to volunteer for an investigational research study to evaluate if 4 weeks (instead of 8 to 12 weeks) of the drug...

Fish and Fiber

The purpose of this research is to understand the combined effect of fish oil and fiber. There have been many studies looking at them separately, but not together. Studies in animals have shown that the combination reduces colon tumor formation. We are interested in understanding…

Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (vEDS) Research Collaborative Study

This is a natural history study to define the contribution of known vEDS gene mutations to vEDS complications and outcomes. This will be achieved by the following: 1. Describe the genotype-phenotype correlation between vEDS gene mutations and complications. These complications include aortic and arterial pathology…

The CANNABIS Study: Impact of Cannabis on Inflammation and Viral Persistence in Treated HIV

Could cannabis help us treat HIV? Despite being undetectable, people living with HIV have ongoing inflammation, which is the body’s reaction to infection, a state where some of your immune cells remain constantly activated. As well, HIV damages the lining of your intestines soon after infection….