Research News

Crohn's and Colitis Canada would like to share with you the opportunities and successes that have resulted from the work funded by supporters like you. In one location you can read and access stories as well as journal articles from researchers that share what has been learned and updates on research that is happening. 

Shining a Light on Experiences of Discomfort

Nurse practitioner Irina Nistor conducts research on discomfort experienced by people living with...

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IBD Impact Report is a call to action for policymakers, clinicians, and scientists in Canada

Understanding the scope of a problem is imperative in order to take action in healthcare. For Can...

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Dr. Charles Bernstein Receives the 2019 Research Leadership Award

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is pleased to present Dr. Charles Bernstein with this year's Res...

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Breaking the cycle of IBD’s impact on mental health

In any given year, 1 ...

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Dr. Neeraj Narula Receives the 2019 Rising Star Award

It’s not every day that you meet a gastroenterologist who started out in chartered accounti...

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Crohn's and Colitis Canada's GEM Project Lead Becomes Canada Research Chair

This year, Dr. Ken Croitoru earned the title of Canada Research Chair, a prominent federal distin...

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Supporting Employees with Episodic Disabilities

Episodic conditions like Crohn's disease and colitis are often unpredictable and invisible to...

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Crohn's and Colitis Canada Provides Over $2.8 Million in 2019 Research Grants

Eleven urgent projects seek answers to escalating burden of disease across the country. TORO...

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Nursing-Led IBD Research Projects are Shaping the Future of Patient Care

Nurses play an important role in the patient journey, whether it is by providing clinical inpatie...

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Access to Specialist Care Can Reduce Emergency Department Visits

Dr. Geoffrey Nguyen from the University of Toronto, Shelley Bouchard, RN from Mount Sinai Hospita...

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  • 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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