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On Sunday, October 1st 2017, donors, family, friends, physicians, and patients came together to enjoy the festivities of the GI Research Foundation Donor Appreciation Picnic at the Vertiport helicopter hangar in Chicago. The afternoon included many wonderful amusements for children of all ages, including carnival games, a bounce house, face painting, balloon artistry, a live…

On Saturday, May 20 2017, the GI Research Foundation hosted the 56th Annual GI Research Foundation Ball at the Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago. Proceeds from the evening benefit the University of Chicago Medicine Digestive Diseases Center. WGN’s own Ben Bradley was the Master of Ceremonies for the evening which featured a beautiful sit down dinner…

Ecology is everywhere, A. Murat Eren, likes to say. In the oceans and soil, in the human gut and on the skin, live microscopic worlds of astonishing diversity. The young science of using computational, molecular, and genetic approaches to study these complex ecosystems, often called the microbiome, promises to reveal rich new discoveries in biology…

When 600-some supporters of the GI Research Foundation gather on May 20th to dine, dance, and mingle at the organization’s 56th annual ball, black tie will be the order of the evening. But the money raised at the event will fund the work of people with an entirely different dress code: white coat. As the…

NAME: Kyle Dolan HOME: Chicago, IL AGE: 32 PROFESSION: Science Diplomacy HOBBIES: Crossword puzzles (solving and constructing), pub trivia LAST BOOK READ: “My Name Is Red” by Orhan Pamuk LAST MOVIE SEEN: “The Trip To Italy” LATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Second place C Division/4th place Rookie, 2017 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament WHY THE GI RESEARCH FOUNDATION: To…

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