Hans Herfarth, MD, PhD



Hans Herfarth was recruited to the faculty of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology from the First Department of Internal Medicine of the University in Regensburg, Germany in May 2006. He is the Co-director of the UNC Multidisciplinary Center for IBD Research and Treatment.

Clinical Interests

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease

Research Interests

Dr. Herfarth’s main research interests comprise the investigation of novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). His focus is the conceptualization and execution of investigator initiated clinical studies in IBD, which are funded by the NIH, the CCFA and private as well as industry associated foundations. He is also participating as principal investigator in several industry sponsored IBD studies. Dr. Herfarth is the author of numerous journal articles, book chapters and reviews related to IBD. 

Link to a list of publications on PubMed.