Collaborating with the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR)

Please contact either the Principal Investigator or Clinical Research Coordinator at CEGIR’s coordinating center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center:

  • Marc E. Rothenberg, MD, PhD
    CEGIR Principal Investigator
  • Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Phone : (513)-636-7177
  • Fax : (513)-636-3310
  • Email :
  • Heidi Poppendeck, MPH 
    Clinical Research Coordinator IV
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Phone : (513)-803-3078
  • Fax : (513)-636-9069
  • Email :


Pilot Project RFA

The CEGIR Pilot Project grants have been established to allow CEGIR investigators to initiate new projects relevant to eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), eosinophilic gastritis (EG), and/or eosinophilic colitis (EC).

Download the Pilot Project RFA

Training RFA

CEGIR released this RFA for Training Awards to physicians (fellows-in-training and junior faculty - Clinical or Laboratory Medicine) interested in developing expertise in performing research in and providing outstanding clinical care for EGIDs.

Download the Training RFA