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.
A procedure called POEM significantly improved treatment outcomes among patients with achalasia — a rare swallowing disorder — compared with a standard therapy, according to a clinical trial published in JAMA.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Northwestern University a five-year, $46 million grant to renew the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.
Northwestern Medicine scientists demonstrated how innate immune cells in inflamed tissue induce DNA damage that promotes the development of cancer.
Men with inflammatory bowel disease have four to five times higher risk of prostate cancer, according to a new 20-year study.
Feinberg scientists are confronting significant, global challenges -- from antimicrobial resistance to HIV -- through collaborative, cutting-edge basic science and clinical research within the Division of Infectious Diseases.
Northwestern faculty members have been chosen for induction into two prominent medical organizations: the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.
A new, shorter drug regimen to treat certain types of Hepatitis C was found to be as effective as the current, longer treatment, according to the findings of a large multi-center trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine.