Past Grant Recipients

Helping manage symptoms

Living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis often means dealing with pain, weight loss, fatigue, anemia or diarrhea.

With the support of grants from Crohn's and Colitis Canada, the researchers noted below conducted research projects that focused on developing a better understanding of these symptoms with the goal of discovering novel treatments that will reduce or even eliminate symptoms altogether.

2014 Grant Recipients

Dr. Dean Tripp
Dr. Dean Tripp | Queen’s University
Co-investigator: Dr. Mike Beyak
Amount: $268,620
Date: 2014-2017
Understanding and improving the psychosocial risk factors of IBD pain and poorer quality of life.

  • 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.

Other Areas of Interest