Clinical Trials Community

Welcome to the Clinical Trials Community

Did You Know..?

1/3 of patients don't respond

1/3 of patients don't respond
to initial IBD treatments, which
makes new trials a vital part
of developing new treatments

60% lose responsiveness

60% lose responsiveness
to an IBD treatment over time
and need to have other
treatments available to them

Let's work together to spread the word about clinical trials and get our community to understand the benefit and how trials can help make a positive impact to so many dealing with IBD.

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Paige's Story

"When I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis as a twenty-year old, I never thought I would go so far as enrolling in a clinical trial to manage my disease."

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Watch Patient Videos

Hear from IBD patients and others as they describe their own personal journey with clinical trials and how it transformed their ability to manage IBD symptoms.

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Search Clinical Trials

Trials help facilitate research and accelerate the development of new drugs and treatments for patients. Search our clinical trial to find one that best suit your particular needs!

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Get Resources

The Foundation has curated a great number of resources for you to learn more about the ins and outs of clinical trials, why they are so important, and how your participation helps.

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Research Updates

Join the Sixth Annual Pediatric IBD Research Day at Weill Cornell Medicine on 10/4/18 (#PIBDRD18)

The Sixth Annual Pediatric IBD Research Day at Weill Cornell Medicine (#PIBDRD18) will highlight scientific advances and gaps in knowledge in pediatric IBD research. The program will include presentations by nationally and internationally recognized experts, followed by question and answer periods.

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Dr. Neil Nandi Provides Update on Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (vlog)

Dr. Neil Nandi Provides Update on Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (vlog)

June 6, 2018
Posted by: Clinical Trials Community

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Ever wonder what fecal microbiota transplantation is? Check out our latest vlog featuring Dr. Neil Nandi, Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Drexel University, College of Medicine.

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Expansion of IBD Qorus Initiative

Expansion of IBD Qorus Initiative

June 28, 2018
Posted by: IBD Qorus

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IBD Qorus is the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s quality improvement initiative designed to drive improved care and health outcomes for adult patients with IBD. Healthcare teams from centers across the United States come together to learn and share best practices for improved health care delivery. Applying these best practices in everyday care will ultimately improve the quality of care and health outcomes for IBD patients.

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Sit Down with DINE-CD Study Lead Investigator Dr. Jim Lewis (vlog)

We know a topic of major interest within IBD community is the role that diet plays in the management of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Unfortunately, there has been little scientific research into how diet may impact IBD but the good news is we are working to change that. In 2016, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation received a grant from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to look at two different diets and their ability to induce remission in Crohn’s patients. Foundation staff member, Rebecca Kaplan, sat down with lead investigator, Dr. Jim Lewis, during Digestive Disease Week earlier this month where they discussed the study in greater depth.

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Q&A with Dr. Randy Longman, IBD Researcher

Q&A with Dr. Randy Longman, IBD Researcher

June 19, 2018
Posted by: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

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Many IBD patients – up to one third - experience significant extra-intestinal manifestations of the disease. The most common is joint inflammation. There are shared genetic and environmental factors underlying their combined pathogenesis – the process through which disease symptoms develop in the body.

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