Stephen B. Hanauer, MD
Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine
Professor of Clinical Pharmacology
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Dr. Stephen Hanauer is a world leader in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
He is the past chair of the Immunology, Microbiology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Section of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). Dr. Hanauer is also a recipient of the AGA's Fiterman Award for Clinical Research and the AGA's Janssen Award for Clinical Excellence. Additionally, he has been named one of America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Dr. Hanauer previously served as a member and chair of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee. He currently serves as chair of the International Organization for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, secretary-elect of the American College of Gastroenterology, and a member of the GI Specialty Board of Internal Medicine.
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University of Illinois, Chicago
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The University of Chicago Medicine
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Dr. Hanauer led a team of researchers who discovered a maintenance therapy for Crohn's disease.
In 2001, a team of University of Chicago physicians along with researchers from the University of Michigan identified the first gene that increases susceptibility to Crohn's disease.
View a partial list of Dr. Hanauer's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.