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Foundation Receives $1 Million Donation from the Wilbur May Foundation to Advance Pediatric IBD Research and Programs

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation has received a $1 million donation from the Wilbur May Foundation, an organization dedicated to the welfare of youth in the greater San Diego region and nationwide.

January 30, 2024


Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and Evotec Enter Agreement to Advance Drug Discovery for Novel IBD Therapies

he Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation has joined forces with life science company Evotec SE, to help advance drug discovery for two innovative drug targets stemming from cutting-edge academic research for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

January 9, 2024

Foundation Funded Research, Published in Nature, Finds Biomarker for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

In recent years, microbiome research has started to shift its focus from the

December 6, 2023

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Appoints Christy DeSantis as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Christy DeSantis, an accomplished marketing executive, begins her tenure today as the Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Tasked with steering the Foundation’s marketing and communications strategies, DeSantis joins the senior leadership team, playing a crucial role in shaping impactful initiatives across the organization.

October 30, 2023