An extremely active research unit is maintained within the Division of Digestive Health and Nutrition.

UK Endoscopy Center is focusing on projects in which endoscopy is the subject under investigation. These include new endoscopic techniques, assessment of endoscopic technologies, evaluation of endoscopy outcomes, and endoscopy suite management. A variety of active research protocols in endoscopy are currently underway.

Other ongoing research areas include inflammatory bowel disease and hepatology.