The Gift of Health is Priceless

He who enjoys good health is rich, though he knows it not.
—Italian Proverb

Good health is a gift that everyone should enjoy. Unfortunately, more than 150,000 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed each year. Another 30,000 people will learn that they have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis can lead to significant disability in both young and old.

That's why researchers at the University of Louisville Digestive Surgery Research Laboratory are searching for clues that may one day lead to prevention, improved treatments or cures for these devastating diseases.

Your Support is Vital
Your support and generosity insure that our vital work continues. Your contribution will

  • Equip our researchers with the technological edge for learning the latest advancements in molecular biology and genetic diagnosis of disease,
  • Provide ongoing training and recruitment of the best and brightest clinical and basic researchers, and
  • Introduce high school, undergraduate, graduate, and medical students to this evolving field of medicine through our summer fellowship program.

Realize a Brighter Tomorrow
Please help us to improve the quality of life for those suffering from colorectal cancer, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis with your contribution to the Digestive Surgery Research Laboratory.

Mail your tax-deductible gift to

University of Louisville
Department of Surgery, Room A2K14
550 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Please make your check payable to the University of Louisville Foundation, Inc. Also, please write on your check—the memo section is easiest

Digestive Surgery Research Laboratory.

If you would like to discuss specific giving opportunities or need further information, please contact Susan Galandiuk, MD, at (502) 852-4568 or email us.

With the help of caring people like you, we can realize a brighter tomorrow for patients and their families.

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