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2015 Digestive Disease Center Application now available!

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Digestive Disease Center (DDC) is accepting grant applications for fiscal year 2015.

Download the 2015 Digestive Disease Application (DOCX)
View the 2015 Digestive Disease Week Meeting Review Agenda (PDF)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement issued by the DDC invites submission of investigator-initiated research grants that support original research on digestive diseases, including upper gut motility and acid related diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases, pancreaticobiliary diseases, lower gut motility and functional bowel disorders, GI malignancy surveillance and treatments, and hepatology and liver transplantation. Principal Investigators must be full-time members of the Medical College of Wisconsin faculty and only one proposal may be submitted per Principal Investigator.

Save the Date!

17th Annual Liver Disease Update

Friday, April 15, 2016
Sheraton Hotel | Brookfield, WI
View 17th Annual Liver Disease Update Brochure (PDF)

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The mission of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology focuses on advancing the frontiers of treatment and research of gastrointestinal diseases. Our faculty and staff have dedicated themselves to the important issues of healing, discovering and teaching. Read more ...

Best Doctors 2015-2016Best Doctors® 2015-2016

Five Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2015-2016:

Patient Care

The overall goal of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is not only to provide state-of-the-art patient care but to advance the field of diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases. Our Areas of Excellence topics give information on how innovative patient care and education is provided at the centers. They also illustrate the important role research plays in developing new and more effective treatments.

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Gastroenterology & Hepatology Clinic

Patient Care Information

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Patient Care InformationMCW Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians and practitioners see patients at two major affiliates – Froedtert Hospital and the Zablocki VA Medical Center – and many other hospitals and clinics in metro Milwaukee and eastern Wisconsin.

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The Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has a proud history of training over 120 physicians who have gone on to distinguish themselves in academic gastroenterology and clinical practice throughout the USA and the world. Read more...


The faculty of Gastroenterology and Hepatology are actively pursuing research in gastrointestinal and hepatological diseases from bench to bedside and to the community. Read more...

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Gastroenterology News

Gut studies hold promise for prevention

Medical College of Wisconsin researchers are studying intestinal bacteria as a promising new approach for the prevention of heart attacks and a range of other conditions, including pediatric liver disease and antibiotic-resistant, hospital-acquired infections.

Ret. Admiral Mullen to keynote Medical College of Wisconsin’s Healthcare Dinner

Nov. 16 - Admiral Mike Mullen (Ret.), 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 28th Chief of Naval Operations, will be the keynote speaker for the Medical College of Wisconsin's (MCW) 2015 Healthcare Dinner, Wednesday, November 18, at the Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. MCW’s Digestive Disease Center Board, the host of the event, is a group of community leaders who raise awareness of digestive diseases and funds for research.

LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament to Benefit Digestive Disease Center Research

Aug. 25 - The 28th annual LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament to benefit MCW’s Digestive Disease Center will be held August 24 at the Wisconsin Country Club in Milwaukee. The “On Course for a Cure” tournament features Ladies Professional Golf Association players, who will team up with hundreds of community leaders to raise funds for Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis research at the Digestive Disease Center. Wauwatosa Now

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Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Medicine
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-6830 | gastro@mcw.edu

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinic
(414) 805-2901
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