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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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
Mehul V. Raval, MD, Salva N. Balbale, MS
2019
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
Dustin Carlson, MD, Erica Donnan, MD
2019
Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology
Emanuelle Bellaguarda, MD, John Zhang, MD, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD
2019
Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcertative Colitis (UC), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Joshua Wechsler, MD
2019
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases
Eric S. Hungness, M.D.
2018
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
Ikuo Hirano, M.D., Ronak Vashi Patel, MD
2018
Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology
Rajesh N. Keswani, MD
2018
General Gastroenterology, General Gastroenterology
Adam B. Weiner, MD, Shilajit D. Kundu MD
2019
Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcertative Colitis (UC), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Ronen Sumagin, PhD
2018
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Colon and Rectal Cancer

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