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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)

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.

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"State of the Gut" - An Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders

September 18, 2015
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DDW Review

September 19, 2015
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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® 2014

Five Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2014:

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

MCW 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

MCW scientist receives grant to train postdoc fellows for research careers in academic gastroenterology

July 21 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year, $664,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to continue the Gastroenterology Postdoctoral Research Training Program for 10 postdoctoral fellows interested in a research career in academic gastroenterology.

Dr. Dua to Lead Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Training Program

May 28 - Becker’s GI & Endoscopy reports that Dr. Kulwinder Dua (Medicine – Gastroenterology & Hepatology) s one of nine gastroenterologists who will lead the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Consultant Expert Program’s Institute for Training and Technology. Becker's

Company Based on Dr. Shaker’s Technology Wins BizTimes Innovation Quotient Award

May 27 - Somna Therapeutics LLC was awarded the Milwaukee BizTimes Innovation Quotient Award. Somna Therapeutics is based on the Reza Band, a technology developed by Dr. Reza Shaker (Medicine – Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research). Biz Times

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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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