Research Milestones

How is research impacting the lives of people with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis? Here we share stories of success and what we are learning about the causes and triggers, and best ways to manage, treat and prevent these diseases. 

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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Celebrating Nursing Week

"Live life when you have it. Life is a splendid gift-there is nothing small about it.&rdqu...

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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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  • 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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