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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Ronen Sumagin, PhD
2018
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Colon and Rectal Cancer
Madeline McGuire Bertha, M.D./M.S., Stephen B. Hanauer, MD
2018
Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
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
Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Mary Rinella, MD
2018
Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFD)
Michael F. McGee, MD, Michael J. Avram, Ph.D, Shireen Ahmad, MD
2018
Colorectal Surgery, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
Anna Duloy, MD, Rajesh N. Keswani, MD
2018
General Gastroenterology, General Gastroenterology

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