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. 

New evidence points to origins of ulcerative colitis

Pictured: Dr. Elena Verdú and Mike Rosatti, gnotobiotic animal care technologist, who is conducti...

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Pain and the brain: Dr. Stephen Vanner’s research on pain management

Among people living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, up to 70 percent experien...

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Science Mag Junior: Helping Kids Make Sense of COVID-19

La Liberté, a Manitoban francophone newspaper, has created and published Science Mag Junior, a ...

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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Awards Over $1.2 Million to New Research Projects through Annual Grant Competitions

Leading Canadian IBD researchers receive essential funding for projects investigating Crohn's d...

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Meet an IBD Nurse Superhero

For over 30 years, Krista Uusoue has walked the hallways of The Hospital for Sick Children (Sic...

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The 2020 recipients of the Women in IBD Awards

Women in IBD Awards recognize the valuable contributions of outstanding women leaders in IBD ac...

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What is Fishy about Fish Oil Supplements?

Fish oil pills, rich in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, are one of the world’s most ...

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GEM Study Links Leaky Gut to Crohn's Disease

International project led by Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is getting us closer to preventin...

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Helping Parents Care for themselves and their Children with IBD

“Parenting in any context can be stressful, but it is all the more difficult when you hav...

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Confirming the link between celiac disease and IBD

For years, patients, clinicians, and researchers alike have wondered whether there is a link be...

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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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