Since 2015, DHF has raised over $8 million and has funded 30 cutting-edge research studies that are changing the future of digestive health.
Stephen Hanauer, MD – Inflammatory bowel disease; Crohn’s disease; ulcerative colitis.
Peter Kahrilas, MD – Esophageal and swallowing disorders; GERD.
Scott A. Strong, MD – Colon and rectal cancer; Crohn’s disease; minimally invasive surgery; ulcerative colitis.
Steven J. Stryker, MD – Colon and rectal cancer; inflammatory bowel disease; laparoscopic surgery.
Crain’s Chicago Business: 2019 Big Dates features June 8th Digestive Health Foundation Gala: Celebrating the Power of Family
Saturday, June 8, 2019 – The Digestive Health Foundation Gala, “Celebrating the Power of Family.” Supporting patients and families at Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center. DigestiveHealthFoundation.org/Gala
Join Athletes vs. Crohn’s & Colitis in Chicago on January 27 for a great afternoon of fun, hoops, and fundraising!
We hope you will join us as we support Athletes vs. Crohn’s & Colitis (AVC) in Chicago for a great afternoon of fun, hoops, and fundraising on Sunday, January 27, 2019 as AVC co-founder Larry Nance Jr. and the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. AVC is excited for the opportunity to give back to the IBD community in Chicago, as proceeds from the event will be donated to IBD research at Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center.
Chicago Tribune: Caramels, bath bombs, oils: CBD products are filling store shelves featuring Dr. Stephen Hanauer
But user beware: Cannabinoid receptors are so widely distributed throughout the body that activating one for a certain purpose, say to treat arthritis pain, may activate others and cause unwanted effects. That has caused challenges for pharmaceutical development, according to the research. More valid scientific experiments must be conducted to determine whether and how CBD — and marijuana, for that matter — is effective, said Dr. Stephen Hanauer, medical director of the Digestive Health Center at Northwestern Medicine.
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