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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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)
Aziz Aadam, MD, Darren M. Brenner
2021
Gastroparesis, General Gastroenterology
Richard M. Green, MD, Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Xiaoying Liu
2021
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Liver /Hepatology
Salva N. Balbale, MS, Jonah J. Stulberg, MD PhD MPH
2021
Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Beatriz Sosa-Pineda, PhD
2021
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Pancreatic Cancer
Domenico Farina, Sri Komanduri, MD
2021
Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Esophageal Cancer
Ikuo Hirano, M.D., Joshua Wechsler, MD
2021
Esophageal Diseases, Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
David Escobar, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, Leyu Sun, Guang-Yu Yang, MD, PhD
2021
Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Darren M. Brenner, Gregory Dean, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, Imran Nizamuddin
2021
General Gastroenterology, General Gastroenterology
Gregory Dean, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, Josh Levitsky, MD, MS, Imran Nizamuddin
2021
General Gastroenterology, General Gastroenterology
Lisa B. VanWagner, MD
2021
Liver/Hepatology, Liver Transplantation
Sara Radecki, Marie-Pier Tétreault, PhD
2021
Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Gastroenterology

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