The Digestive Health Center (DHC) is one of only 17 Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (DDRCC) in the nation supported by the National Institutes of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The Cincinnati DHC was established as a NIDDK funded Digestive Diseases Research Development Center in 2003 and became a NIDDK funded DDRCC center in 2007. The Digestive Health Center, located within Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, serves as a University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center resource that has attracted new investigators to foster pediatric digestive disease research and make significant discoveries to restore digestive health.