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Thank you to the Allergan Foundation for investing in Camp Oasis with a $5,000 grant! From Left to right: Bill Meury, Allergan Foundation board member and Executive VP, Chief Commercial Officer; Jonathon Kellerman, Allergan Foundation board member and Executive VP, Global Chief Compliance Officer; Denise Desmond, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Orange County Chapter, Executive Director, Gwyn Grenrock, Executive Director of The Allergan Foundation; and Alex Kelly, Allergan Foundation President and Executive VP, Chief Communications Officer.
Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week kicks off on December 1, and in recognition of the observance, New Orleans Saints linebacker Michael Mauti will dedicate his cleats during Week 13 of the NFL season to help raise awareness of these inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and the critical work of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation to find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Mauti’s cleat design features the Foundation’s logo along with the Colitis Ninja, an icon of ulcerative colitis blogger Amber Elder, who is local to Mauti’s home state of Louisiana.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Receives $5 Million to Fund Innovative Translational and Clinical IBD ResearchOctober 30, 2017
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation announced that it received a $5 million pledge from the Litwin family to fund novel, high-risk/high-reward research ideas in the early stage of exploration that could advance the field of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) research.
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (the Foundation) celebrates the visionary academic and industry scientists, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, IBD patients, and Foundation staff who are partnering to create and sustain IBD Plexus®, a first-of-its-kind research information exchange platform designed to centralize data and biosamples from diverse research studies. The powerful new initiative is designed to advance our understanding of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, or inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), and significantly accelerate research driving toward precision medicine and cures for IBD.
Leading Patient Organizations Collaborate to Improve Patient Care in IBD Through Shared Decision-MakingSeptember 11, 2017
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (Foundation) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA),in collaboration with Pfizer, Inc., announced today a request for proposal (RFP), around interventions that aim to improve shared decision-making and promote effective health communication between patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and their clinicians. The goal is to identify and/or establish best practices around shared decision-making that can be easily replicated, broadly disseminated, and widely adopted within the IBD community.
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation released the following statement today after the New York State Senate passed the Crohn’s & Colitis Fairness Act (S3295).
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce seven new members of its National Board of Trustees, which oversees the management of the organization’s policies, practices, principles, affairs, funds, and property.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation & American Gastroenterological Association Partner to Address Effective Patient-Provider Health Communication in the IBD CommunityApril 11, 2017
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (the Foundation) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), in collaboration with Pfizer, Inc., announced today a partnership to develop a program to jumpstart advances in the area of shared decision-making in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The program aims to identify gaps in effective communication and the lack of research on how providers and patients can make decisions together and prevent suboptimal treatment.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and ReachMD Partner to Deliver Educational Information to Healthcare ProfessionalsMarch 21, 2017
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, the largest non-profit, voluntary, health organization dedicated to finding cures for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), and ReachMD®, the nation’s largest medical education learning platform for healthcare professionals, have partnered to deliver exclusive content to ReachMD learners.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and American Gastroenterological Association Announce Conference PartnershipMarch 9, 2017
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) announced today that they are partnering to co-sponsor the first-ever “Crohn’s & Colitis Congress,” which will take place in Las Vegas in January 2018.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation RISK Stratification Study Reveals Potential New Approach to Precision Medicine for Pediatric PatientsMarch 2, 2017
Researchers have successfully identified biological signatures in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed Crohn’s disease (CD) capable of predicting whether a child will develop disease-related complications requiring major surgery within three to five years. The results of this research, “Prediction of complicated disease course for children newly diagnosed with Crohn’s disease: a multicentre inception cohort study,” have been published today in the high impact factor journal, The Lancet.
For the past 50 years, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America has worked to improve the lives of patients living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and to find cures for these debilitating digestive diseases. Today, the Foundation unveiled its new brand, which includes a new brand message, “uniting to care and cure,” and a new logo with a unifying symbol reflecting the organization’s commitment to the IBD community. In addition, the Foundation has amended its name to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation to place greater emphasis on its mission to cure these debilitating digestive diseases.
The Great Gutsby Gala to Raise Awareness for IBD