Mission Statement

The GastroIntestinal and Liver Foundation for Research & Treatment of Cancer is a nationwide, non-profit health organization dedicated to eliminating digestive cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through patient screening, research, education, and advocacy.

Executive Founders

Dr Prateek Sharma, MD

Professor of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Motility, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, USA


Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, MD

Chief of Gastroenterology and Therapeutic Endoscopy, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India


New GIFT event in Kansas City, in March 2015

Gift was inaugurated at a ceremony in ITC Kakatiya by premier Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar on March 5, 2013

GIFT was inaugurated at a ceremony held in Hyderabad by the master blaster, Sachin Tendulkar. Hyderabad's very own VVS Laxman launched a book on Gastrointestinal Cancer, authored by Dr Sharma and Dr Reddy.