Van de Graaf lab is a research group that is part of the Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research, the laboratory where the basic and pre-clinical research oif the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology of the Amsterdam University Medical Centre (Amsterdam UMC) is concentrated. The Tytgat Institute houses more than 70 basic/clinical scientists, and is one of the leading international research centers in gastroenterology and hepatology.