Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology News
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital was recently ranked seventh in the country for Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal (GI) surgery by US News and World Report. This article was originally published in August 2022 Breakthroughs.
Two new treatments for Crohn’s disease showed roughly equal performance in a clinical trial.
Josh Levitsky, MD, ’08 MS, has been selected as president-elect of the American Society of Transplantation (AST).
Intensive treatment for patients with Crohn’s disease showed no safety differences compared to the current standard of care.
Northwestern University scientists have discovered families of proteins in the body that could potentially predict which patients may reject a new organ transplant, helping inform decisions about care.
Stephen Miller, PhD, the Judy Gugenheim Research Professor of Microbiology-Immunology, has been named an American Association of Immunologists’ 2022 Distinguished Fellow.
Of the more than 20 episodes of the medical school’s Breakthroughs podcast produced in 2021, the most popular ranged across specialties from gastroenterology to nanotechnology. Listen to the top five episodes of the year and earn Continuing Medical Education credit.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered the molecular mechanisms underlying a rare genetic disorder that increases the risk of severe liver disease, according to a recent study.
A new drug improved management of ulcerative colitis, according to a study published in NEJM.
A colonoscopy maneuver to better detect polyps in the right colon is often poorly preformed in practice, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Blessing Aghaulor, MD, MPH, a former resident in internal medicine and current fellow in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, has conducted research on transplant outcomes and consulted about patients at the ERASE trafficking clinic in Chicago.
Measuring levels of hypervigilance and anxiety may improve healthcare providers’ understanding of severe esophageal diseases and treatment strategies, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered how a particular type of immune cell exerts a dual function in cancer cells that is contingent on tumor grade.
Stephen Miller, PhD, received the 2021 Technology Innovation and Development Award from the Society For Biomaterials for work on a nanoparticle that induces gluten tolerance in celiac disease.
Endoscopic submucosal dissection can be performed as safely and effectively as alternative techniques and is associated with lower cancer recurrence, according to a recent study.