Gastrointestinal Surgery >> Research

  • Mechanism of acupuncture on GI motility in conscious dogs and rats (supported by NIH R21).
  • Restraint stress-induced GI motility disorders in rats (supported by NIH RO1).
  • Mechanism of inhibitory effects of hyperglycemia on gastric emptying in rats (supported by VA Merit Award)
  • Neurogenic inflammation (supported by Institute for Medical Research Grant)
  • The Role of VR-1 in Induced and genetically engineered models of colitis (supported by American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons)
  • Neurogenic mechanisms of chronic colitis (supported by American Surgical Association Fellowship Award)
  • Cancer Care Quality Measures; Diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer (supported by Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality).