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.

Research Studies

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John E. Pandolfino, MD
2021
Liver/Hepatology, Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Liver Transplantation, Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Esophageal Gastroenterology, Surgery (Gastrointestinal), General Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Salva N. Balbale, MS, Mehul V. Raval, MD
2020
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
Eric S. Hungness, M.D.
2019
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
John E. Pandolfino, MD, Marie-Pier Tétreault, PhD
2017
Liver/Hepatology, Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Esophageal Diseases, Surgery (Gastrointestinal), Psychology (Clinical) Behavioral Health, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Shireen Ahmad, MD, Michael J. Avram, Ph.D, Michael F. McGee, MD
2018
Colorectal Surgery, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)

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