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More than 100 people broke a sweat at the Inaugural Associates Board “Team Up For GI Research” Spin Event at Hyde Park’s LA Fitness on February 23. The $10,000 raised will go directly to the Associates Board Fellowship Program, supporting G.I. research investigators at University of Chicago Medicine. With relatable spin-team names such as “We…

Insurance broker. Wisconsin llama farmer. And now the volunteer Marketing and Communications VP at GIRF. Mark Waldeck does it all. After falling ill to Crohn’s Disease in 2002, Mark turned to the brilliant doctors at the University of Chicago Medicine for help. Since then Mark has been doing all he can to give back to…

St. Patrick’s Day means a lot of booze and heavy foods. It’s easy to lose track of gut-healthy foods while celebrating this festive holiday. That’s why we’re giving you a healthier spin on a St. Patty’s Day go-to — Shepherd’s Pie. Follow the recipe below. Your dish will be the talk of the celebration (and…

Thank you to our Donors!! Thanks to your generous support, the GI Research Foundation raised more than $2 million in 2018.  We are so grateful for people like you who have made gifts in honor of your family members and friends who live every day with complicated GI diseases.  We are also thankful for you…

A message from the President: Happy New Year! I hope you’ve noticed that we are trying to do a better job staying in touch with you over the past few months.  In particular, I am pleased to share with you this publication: Gut Instinct. You can expect to receive this newsletter and event information on…

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