Abdominal Projects

Research Activities

Our faculty and trainees participate in an array of research projects that often involve collaboration across divisions, departments, and institutions. We have active IRB-approved projects with Interventional Radiology, Urology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Transplant Surgery, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Endocrinology, and Pathology.

PI: Dr. Joe Grajo

  • Co-I U01-Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Centers
  • Co-I Understanding pancreatic endocrine and exocrine loss in pre-type 1 diabetes
  • Imaging finding, Imaging biomarker analysis, and surgical-pathologic correlation for Prostate Cancer
  • Investigation of SURE Subtraction for liver lesion detection and characterization on CT
  • Indications and Benefits of Early Percutaneous Drainage of Tubo-Ovarian Abscesses,
  • Phase II Clinical Trial Platform Sensitization Utilizing Total Neoadjuvant Therapy TNT in Rectal Cancer: Training Phase

PI: Dr. Eric Thoburn

  • Fast Liver Iron Quantification Using Compress Sensing MRI