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 seventh year, we have raised nearly $18 million in support of 75 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

Daniela P. Ladner, MD, MPH
Surgery (Liver Transplantation), Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Psychology (Clinical) Behavioral Health
Josh Levitsky, MD, MS
Surgery (Liver Transplant), Liver/Hepatology
Lisa B. VanWagner, MD
Liver/Hepatology, Liver /Hepatology, Surgery (Liver/Hepatology)
John E. Pandolfino, MD
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
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Liver /Hepatology
Lisa B. VanWagner, MD
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation
Sri Komanduri, MD, Robert Schenck, MD
Liver/Hepatology, Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Liver /Hepatology, Pancreatic Cancer
John E. Pandolfino, MD, Marie-Pier Tétreault, PhD
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
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFD)
Daniel Ganger, MD, Alexander A. Lemmer, MD
Liver/Hepatology, Liver /Hepatology
Pranab Barman, MD, Kelly Birdwell, MD, MSCI, Alfred George, Jr, MD, Amy Yang, MD
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation

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