Center for Intestinal and Liver Inflammation Research (CILIR)
Director: Xiao-Di Tan, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Research Professor in Pediatrics and Pathology
Mission and Vision Statements
The aim of the center is to promote basic and translational research related to intestinal and liver inflammatory disorders and related complications by strengthening interdepartmental activities at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Research Center and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and by developing training and outreach programs.
Goals and Objectives
- To provide a central base for integrating efforts on inflammation research with broad horizontal links across divisions and disease processes within the research center and Lurie Children's
- To foster extramural research funding and interdisciplinary collaborations on pediatric intestinal and liver inflammation research
- To provide mentorship to trainees on intestinal and liver inflammation research in both basic research and clinical divisions.
Principal Investigators and Areas of Specialization