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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Dr. Pandolfino
2021
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Esophageal Gastroenterology, General Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Richard M. Green, MD, Xiaoying Liu
2021
Liver /Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology
Lisa B. VanWagner, MD, PhD, ScM
2021
Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology
Robert Schenck, MD, Sri Komanduri, MD
2020
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Liver /Hepatology, Liver/Hepatology, Pancreatic Cancer
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)
Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Mary Rinella, MD
2018
Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFD)
Alexander A. Lemmer, MD, Daniel Ganger, MD
2017
Liver /Hepatology, Liver/Hepatology
Alfred George, Jr, MD, Amy Yang, MD, Kelly Birdwell, MD, MSCI, Pranab Barman, MD
2016
Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology

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