Body Research Interest Group (RIG)

The Body Research Interest Group (RIG) explores the abdomen and pelvis, their fundamental and holistic role in health, and how to prevent and heal damage to the body.

Who we serve

The Body RIG’s research will translate to healthier futures for:

  • Patients suffering from complications caused by fatty liver disease, diabetes, or obesity, as well as related metabolic disorders
  • Patients who are at risk for cancer of the abdomen and pelvis who can be assisted in their diagnostic process
  • People with cancers of the body, such as prostate and renal cancer, where we help individualize treatment

Conditions we address

The clinical application of our body research will help manage:

  • Prostate cancer
  • Liver conditions
  • Kidney conditions
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Diabetes
  • Metabolism
  • Blood flow
  • Cancer throughout the body

Who we partner with

We value the connections that help advance shared goals:

  • Patients and their families
  • Researchers from our own and other institutions
  • Visionaries who seek to serve the populations we do
  • Donors committed to improving the lives of others

Who we are

The Body Research Interest Group (RIG) is made up of:

  • Faculty members
  • Postdoctoral fellows
  • Research staff
  • Medical and graduate students

Our Body Research Interest Group (RIG) Labs

The Body Research Interest Group (RIG) Members:

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