Digestive Disease Research Development Center
C-TREAT - Center for Tissue Repair, Epithelial Biology and Inflammation, And Transformation, UCSDVisit this Center



The UCSD DDRDC is locally known by the acronym C-TREAT, which stands for Center for Tissue Repair, Epithelial Biology and Inflammation, And Transformation.

The UCSD DDRDC's overall goal is to provide the framework to facilitate research productivity, foster new research directions, and encourage collaborations to form among participating members. C-TREAT will promote interactions among scientists with diverse backgrounds, attract basic investigators to the study of digestive diseases as it relates to the theme of the Center and will foster translational research that can be put forth as models for therapies to control or prevent digestive-related disease progression.

C-TREAT's Goals
  • Provide the framework to facilitate research productivity
  • Foster new investigations in digestive disease research
  • Encourage collaborations among participating members