VHIR Annual Report 201

Vall d'Hebron. Institut de Recerca

Digestive and liver diseases

publications: 76

impact factor: 505.310

average impact factor: 6.649

The gastroenterology group investigates the integrated function of the intestinal tract including secretion, motility and absorption in health and disease. The intestinal inflammation has also interactions with some aspects of enteric flora in inflammatory bowel disease.

The liver diseases group deals with viral hepatitis (etiology, virology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and therapy) and liver cirrhosis and its complications.
The digestive transplants group studies mostly liver transplantation and the quality of life after it.