Ongoing Research Funded by DHF

Passion and Determination

The Digestive Health Foundation focuses on improving the quality of life for anyone facing a digestive disorder by supporting cutting-edge medical research, physician training, and education at the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center. As DHF enters its sixth year, we have raised more than $14 million in support of 54 independent research studies by the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center’s world-class physician scientists. Together, we are changing the landscape of digestive health.

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Dr. Pandolfino
2021
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Esophageal Gastroenterology, General Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
Aziz Aadam, MD, Darren M. Brenner, Kai
2021
Gastroparesis, General Gastroenterology
Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Richard M. Green, MD, Xiaoying Liu
2021
Liver /Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology
Jonah Stulberg, Salva N. Balbale, MS
2021
Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Beatriz Sosa-Pineda
2021
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Pancreatic Cancer
Domenico Farina, Sri Komanduri, MD
2021
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Esophageal Cancer
Ikuo Hirano, M.D., Joshua Wechsler, MD
2021
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases
David Escobar, Guang-Yu Yang, MD, PhD, Leyu Sun, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD
2021
Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Darren Brenner, Gregory Dean, Imran Nizamuddin, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD
2021
General Gastroenterology, General Gastroenterology
Gregory Dean, Imran Nizamuddin, Josh Levitsky, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD
2021
General Gastroenterology, General Gastroenterology
Lisa B. VanWagner, MD, PhD, ScM
2021
Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology
Marie-Pier Tétreault, PhD, Sara Radecki
2021
Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology
Robert Schenck, MD, Sri Komanduri, MD
2020
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Liver /Hepatology, Liver/Hepatology, Pancreatic Cancer
Marie-Pier Tétreault, PhD
2020
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases
Ronen Sumagin, PhD, Veronika Butin-Israeli, PhD
2020
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Colon and Rectal Cancer
Robert Schenck, MD, Sri Komanduri, MD
2020
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology, Pancreatic Cancer
Katie Hulse, PhD, Marie-Pier Tétreault, PhD
2019
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases
Bruce D. Hammock, Ph.D., Guang-Yu Yang, MD, PhD, Ikuo Hirano, M.D.
2019
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases

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