Digestive Diseases Research Center (DDRC) is an affiliated research center to Poursina Hakim Institute, a private organization for health promotion, patient care, research and education in biomedical sciences especially field of gastrointestinal diseases. Research activities have been begun since 2000, just at the same time that Poursina Hakim Institute initiated its life. By improving and developing research activities, it was needed to have an organization for making policy and supervise research activities in the institute. Since September 2008, Poursina Hakim Research Center was established for this reason. It was approved by Iranian ministry of health as DDRC in 2015. Our research team is comprises of expert researchers with varying interests and disciplines to translate the research from Bench to Bedside to benefit human health and engage in the development of health related technologies.