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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Daniela P. Ladner, MD, MPH
2022
Surgery (Liver Transplantation), Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Psychology (Clinical) Behavioral Health
Josh Levitsky, MD, MS
2022
Surgery (Liver Transplant), Liver/Hepatology
Lisa B. VanWagner, MD
2022
Liver/Hepatology, Liver /Hepatology, Surgery (Liver/Hepatology)
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)
Richard M. Green, MD, Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Xiaoying Liu
2021
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Liver /Hepatology
Lisa B. VanWagner, MD
2021
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation
Sri Komanduri, MD, Robert Schenck, MD
2020
Liver/Hepatology, Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Liver /Hepatology, Pancreatic Cancer
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)
Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Mary Rinella, MD
2018
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFD)
Daniel Ganger, MD, Alexander A. Lemmer, MD
2017
Liver/Hepatology, Liver /Hepatology
Pranab Barman, MD, Kelly Birdwell, MD, MSCI, Alfred George, Jr, MD, Amy Yang, MD
2016
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation

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