The Gut-Brain Connection and Emerging Therapies for IBD

A light bulb with a brain inside that connects to the gut

Join us to learn about the IMAGINE Network studies that are exploring the interactions between inflammation, the gut microbiome, diet and mental health in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Experts from the IMAGINE Network will discuss emerging therapies including fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) and probiotics. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions to the expert ahead of time when you register for the webinar or during the live broadcast. This webinar will be offered in English with live French translation.

Event Details

Date: May 4, 2021
Time: 7:00 - 8:15 pm ET


Dr. Paul Moayyedi​ (MD, MPH, FRCPC), Professor and Gastroenterologist, Director of the Division of Gastroenterology from 2006 - 2017, School of Medicine, McMaster University, Principal Investigator of the IMAGINE SPOR Network

Aida Fernandes (BSc, MBA) is the current Executive Director of the IMAGINE Network

How to Register

Please click here to register for our next webinar. Can't join us live? Register to get a link to the recording. This webinar will be offered in English with live French translation.

Location  • 
Online Webinar
Category  •  edu

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 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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