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Welcome to the Nutrition Center

Clinical Trials

Vanderbilt's Nutrition Center focuses on the long-term health of patients who need nutritional support, including those with celiac disease, eating disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, malabsorption, short bowel syndrome, tube feeding, hypertension, food allergies. 

Our team includes health and research professionals includes physician and nurse practioner nutrition specialists, registered dietitians, pharmacists, researchers, and support staff. By utilizing this multidisciplinary approach to patient care, we are able to focus on many aspects of our patients' needs. 

Several clinics are housed within the Nutrition Center, including a Nutrition Support Program, Malnutrition Clinic, Celiac Disease Clinic. 

Director: Dawn Wiese Adams, MD

Currently Enrolling Trials for GI Nutrition

Title: A Prospective, Multi-center Registry for Patients With Short Bowel Syndrome

Study Contact: Amy Motley  615-322-6281 amy.motley@Vanderbilt.Edu
Principal Investigator: Douglas Seidner, MD

This is a global prospective, observational, multi-center registry to evaluate the long-term safety profile for patients with short bowel syndrome (SBS) who are treated with teduglutide in a routine clinical setting. The registry will also evaluate the long-term clinical outcomes in patients with SBS. SBS patients treated and not treated with teduglutide will be enrolled.

Condition: Short Bowel Syndrome

Sponsor: Shire

Eligibility Requirements:

Male and female patients, of any age, with a diagnosis of SBS
Signed informed consent and medical records release by the patient or a legally acceptable representative


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