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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Research Studies

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Ikuo Hirano, M.D., Joshua Wechsler, MD
2021
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases
Marie-Pier Tétreault, PhD, Sara Radecki
2021
Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology
Marie-Pier Tétreault, PhD
2020
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases
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
Dustin Carlson, MD, Erica Donnan, MD
2020
Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology
Joshua Wechsler, MD
2019
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases
Ikuo Hirano, M.D., Ronak Vashi Patel, MD
2019
Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology
Guang-Yu Yang, MD, PhD, Joseph Triggs MD, PhD, Sri Komanduri, MD
2018
Barrett’s Esophagus, Esophageal Diseases
Nirmala Gonsalves, MD
2018
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases
John E. Pandolfino, MD, Marie-Pier Tétreault, PhD
2017
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Esophageal Diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Liver/Hepatology, Psychology (Clinical) Behavioral Health, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
Aziz Aadam, MD, Linda Feldmann, RN, Seiichiro Abe, MD
2017
Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology
Amanda Guentner, MD, Harika Parige, Sri Komanduri, MD
2017
Barrett’s Esophagus, Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal Diseases
John E. Pandolfino, MD, Rajesh N. Keswani, MD, Rena Yadlapati, MD
2016
Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology

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