Since 2015, DHF has raised over $3 million and has funded 21 cutting-edge research studies that are changing the future of digestive health.
AARP: From Gluten Free to Peppermint Oil: Boost Your Health Tips Knowledge
Discover fads, fails and legitimate fixes that can help you live longer and better. Based on interviews dozens of doctors and reviews of hundreds of studies, here are fads to watch out for, fails to avoid and fixes that really work to improve your health. Dr. John E. Pandolfino, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Scientific Advisory Council Member, Digestive Health Foundation was one of the physicians interviewed for this article.
WTTW: Chicago Tonight – Northwestern’s Tissue Bank (DHF BioRepository) Breaking Ground on Digestive Diseases
The tissue bank, known formally as the Digestive Health Foundation BioRepository, stores blood and tissues samples from patients and their family members who suffer from any digestive disorder treated at the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center. Researchers there will use those tissue samples to generate more knowledge around gastrointestinal diseases and to develop new treatment options for these diseases, which affect around 60 to 70 million Americans each year. The tissue bank is being funded in part by the Digestive Health Foundation, Northwestern University and other sources.
Wall Street Journal: A Surprise Medical Solution: Hypnosis featuring Digestive Health Foundation grantee Sarah Quinton
Major hospitals are finding hypnotherapy can help sufferers of digestive conditions like heartburn, colitis, acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome. Article features Dr. John E. Pandolfino and Digestive Health Foundation grantee Dr. Sarah Quinton.
Please join us for the Digestive Health Foundation’s 2018 Gala on June 9
Our 2018 Gala will honor Steven J. Stryker, M.D. and Andréa J. Schwartz and raise funds to accelerate medical discoveries aimed at transforming digestive disease into digestive health for patients and families at Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center.
Our investments in groundbreaking medical research are already changing lives. From software that empowers adolescents in their transition to adult care to an innovative esophageal endoscopy technique, our exciting research is making a difference for patients and families living with digestive disease. Read more HERE.
Our Science Advisory Council
Dr. Hanauer is Immediate Past President of the American College of Gastroenterology and founding co-director of the Digestive Health Center.Stephen B. Hanauer, MD
Dr. John Pandolfino is a Professor of Medicine, as well as Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Northwestern Medicine.John E. Pandolfino, MD
Dr. Strong is founding co-director of the Digestive Health Center. His practice focuses on colon and rectal cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and minimally invasive surgery.Scott A. Strong, MD
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