The Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases is a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment, and research aimed at combating debilitating and deadly disorders affecting the gastrointestinal tract.
With a strong focus on preventive medicine and cancer screening, the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases is one of the largest and most comprehensive gastroenterology research and education programs in the world.
Functional GI disorders are the most commonly diagnosed GI conditions, affecting millions of men, women and children of all ages. Conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, dyspepsia, gastroparesis and chronic abdominal pain are characterized by an abnormality in the way the body works, even when tests appear normal. Learn more >
Our celiac disease program has developed an innovative online registry. This database will allow us to better understand the natural history of gluten-associated disorders.
Learn more about our program and complete a confidential online survey >
You can participate in a number of on-going clinical trials and studies taking place in our division. They range from brain stimulation for food cravings, IBD patient-caregiver study, females with irritable bowel syndrome, non-invasive, non-drug therapy for mood symptoms in veterans and more.