Led by Chandrani Sarkar, Ph.D., assistant professor of pathology, the research team has identified neuropeptide Y (NPY) derived from cancer cells as an independent regulator of colon cancer progression.
About Digestive Health Center
At the Digestive Health Center, we treat various types of digestive disorders. Our interdisciplinary team provides a unique level of technical sophistication and experience consistent with the country's top gastroenterology (GI) centers.
We are supported by more than 200 academic physicians and surgical specialists, two hospitals and approximately 25 specialty outpatient care centers. We work closely with our primary care colleagues and other specialists to treat gastrointestinal conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, liver disorders, biliary, liver and pancreatic cancer, acid reflux disease, and Barrett's esophagus.
The Digestive Health Center hours of operation are Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Our physicians are also educators at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Visit the Department of Internal Medicine to learn about its academic mission, residency and fellowship programs, including the Gastroenterology Fellowship.