Research Report

STOP CROHN'S & COLITIS. FOR LIFE. through investments in world-class research projects here in Canada. 

Crohn's and Colitis Canada is the largest non-governmental funder of inflammatory bowel research (IBD) in Canada. We fund research projects that expand our understanding of IBD, improve treatments and expand options, which improve the lives of people with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. 

2017 Research Report

2016 Research Report

2015 Research Report

2014 Research Report

2013 Research Report

2012 Research Report

2011 Research Report

2010 Research Report

2010 Summary

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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