Digestive Disease Research Foundation NYC

Advancing science, inspiring young minds

We are passionate advocates for those living with digestive diseases. Our work is focused on bringing together the best and brightest minds to further scientific advancements in the prevention and treatment of digestive diseases.

Our Mission

The Digestive Disease Research Foundation (DDRF) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the treatment and prevention of digestive diseases. We pair top medical students with senior physician-scientists to conduct clinical research in a medical practice setting. We aim to produce quality scientific research in the field of gastroenterology while encouraging the next generation of physicians to pursue careers as physician-scientists.

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Andrew Dickman 2007-2008 DDRF Fellow

DDRF Research Highlight

Jay Desai, MD (2006-2007 DDRF Fellow) and Dr. James Aisenberg, DDRF Mentor, have published an article in the August 2013 edition of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy titled, “Novel oral anticoagulants in gastroenterology practice.” To access the article online, click here.