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. Read and access stories as well as journal articles from researchers that share what has been learned and updates on research that is underway.

Reflections of a Patient Attending the Meeting of the Minds Conference

Meeting of the Minds is an annual assembly of world-class inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) clinic...

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Major big data project in Alberta seeks to transform IBD care in all communities

An extraordinary big data research project at the University of Alberta, in partnership with Cr...

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An e-program to support and empower parents of children with IBD

To improve quality of life for children with IBD, it is essential to provide support to a criti...

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Can we stop colitis pain without side effects? A new study shows promise

Many people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) experience pain. In fact, research shows up t...

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Understanding the employment experiences of people with IBD: A work in progress

By Leslie Cheng MPH Health Promotion Student, Class of 2021 Dalla Lana School of Public Healt...

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PACE Network broadens to include focus on mental health and nutrition

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is helping a team of clinician-researchers in Manitoba propel ...

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New PACE project launched in partnership with the University of Manitoba

The priority-driven research project aims to increase access to tailored mental health, diet an...

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Meet Dr. Remo Panaccione – the 2020 Physician of the Year

You quickly recognize a pattern when listening to members of the IBD community talk about Dr. R...

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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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  • 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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