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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and American Gastroenterological Association Announce Conference Partnership

March 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 Patients

March 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.

New Brand for Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Revealed

February 23, 2017

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.

New Roaring-20s Themed Gala to Raise Awareness for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Indiana Chapter

February 14, 2017

The Great Gutsby Gala to Raise Awareness for IBD

GI Outreach Coordinator

August 15, 2016

Fifteen New Faculty Members to Present Key Findings about IBD at Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Clinical and Research Conference

June 8, 2016

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and Imedex announced today that 15 new faculty members will present clinical and research findings about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis during the 2016 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Clinical and Research Conference (AIBD). AIBD is taking place in Orlando, Florida on December 8-10, 2016. For more information or to register, visit

Run, Swim, and Bike the San Diego Triathlon Classic with Team Challenge

June 6, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA– Twenty-five California triathletes crossed the finish line yesterday at the Bass Lake Classic at Yosemite as part of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Team Challenge endurance training and fundraising program.

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Grows Indoor Cycling Event with New Locations This Fall

May 24, 2016

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today that its spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures indoor cycling event will expand to 18 markets across the nation in 2016: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Fairfield/Westchester, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Twin Cities.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Announces IBD Qorus: A National Quality of Care Initiative

May 23, 2016

Today, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced the launch of IBD Qorus, a ground-breaking collaboration between patients and their healthcare providers that will lead to enhanced health outcomes and improve the quality of care for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) patients.

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Launches New IBD Clinical Trials Community

May 20, 2016

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced that it is developing an IBD Clinical Trials Community with the goal of educating and supporting IBD patients interested in participating in clinical trials.

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Takes Action and Raises Awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

May 19, 2016

To help educate the public about these chronic autoimmune diseases, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the leading non-profit, voluntary health organization dedicated to finding cures for IBD, is holding its first-ever day of action, CCFA in Action, today for World IBD Day.

More than 100 Advocates Join With the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America to Advance Policies to Help Patients with IBD

May 12, 2016

More than 100 inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients and their loved ones from 19 states joined with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) today to meet with Members of Congress and implore them to help limit the cost of care for IBD patients by passing the Patients’ Access to Treatment Act (HR 1600).

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