Patient Spotlight:  Reaching New Heights with PCT (Pacific Crest Trail), with PSC, and IBD: Adam Rubinberg with his mother, Amy Rubinberg

Patient Spotlight: Reaching New Heights with PCT (Pacific Crest Trail), with PSC, and IBD: Adam Rubinberg with his mother, Amy Rubinberg

After enduring the altitude and the rigors of strenuous hiking in Colorado, Adam Rubinberg returned home and knew something wasn’t quite right. An Eagle scout and outdoor enthusiast, Adam was no stranger to multi-day hikes. But upon returning from a five-day hike with...
2021 GIRF Ball Remarks from Scientific Advisors

2021 GIRF Ball Remarks from Scientific Advisors

Dr. David Rubin: Good evening. I am Dr. David Rubin, and I am chief of the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, and the co-director of our Digestive Diseases Center at the University of Chicago Medicine. Thank you so much for joining us tonight. I...
Honoring a Legacy of Giving

Honoring a Legacy of Giving

Celebrating 60 Years of GIRF & Honoring a Legacy of Giving Beatrice G. Crain Joseph B. Kirsner Award On Saturday, May 1st, the GI Research Foundation Diamond Anniversary Ball will celebrate 60 brilliant years of supporting the renowned University of Chicago...
Sexual Function and Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis with Sushila Dalal, MD

Pregnancy, Fertility, and IBD with Sushila Dalal, MD

Pregnancy, Fertility, and IBD with Sushila Dalal, MD By Anna Gomberg Until the middle of the twentieth century, women with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis were sometimes advised to not have children, due to risks to their own health, and the complications...