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.

Explore our Research

Research Studies

Ronen Sumagin, PhD
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Colon and Rectal Cancer
Madeline McGuire Bertha, M.D./M.S., Stephen B. Hanauer, MD
Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Guang-Yu Yang, MD, PhD, Joseph Triggs MD, PhD, Sri Komanduri, MD
Barrett’s Esophagus, Esophageal Diseases
Nirmala Gonsalves, MD
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Diseases
Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Mary Rinella, MD
Liver Transplantation, Liver/Hepatology, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFD)
Michael F. McGee, MD, Michael J. Avram, Ph.D, Shireen Ahmad, MD
Colorectal Surgery, Surgery (Gastrointestinal)
Anna Duloy, MD, Rajesh N. Keswani, MD
General Gastroenterology, General Gastroenterology

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