Crohn's and Colitis Canada supports researchers in all stages of their careers from awarding undergraduate students summer scholarships, to supporting post-doctoral fellows and new investigators with salary awards. Investing in researchers in the early stages of their careers helps ensure the best and brightest stay in this field and continue creating advancements.
Dr. Simon Hirota, a researcher and professor at the University of Calgary, is one of the talented researchers Crohn’s and Colitis Canada has supported since early in his career. As Dr. Hirota explains, the funding from Crohn’s and Colitis Canada helps focus his team’s research on the understudied area of intestinal fibrosis. Learn more