Foundation News

Stay up-to-date with the most current news and information about the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, as well as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

New Brand for Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Revealed

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.

February 23, 2017

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

Today, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation 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 disease (IBD) patients.

May 23, 2016

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

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation 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.

May 20, 2016

First-Ever National Study of Dietary Interventions to Treat Crohn's Disease Receives Funding

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation announced today that it was awarded $2.5 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the effectiveness of the specific carbohydrate diet and Mediterranean-style diet to induce remission in patients with Crohn’s disease.

March 24, 2016

Irwin M. Rosenthal, Visionary Co-Founder of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, Passes Away

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation announced today the passing of co-founding member, philanthropist, entrepreneur and lawyer, Irwin M. Rosenthal. Motivated by his wife Suzanne’s struggle with Crohn’s disease, Irwin, along with William and Shelby Modell, and Dr. Henry D. Janowitz, founded the Foundation for Research in Ileitis, now known as the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. It was the combination of his tenacity, compassion and love for his wife that put the Foundation on the road to success.

February 2, 2016

Camp Oasis: Life-Changing Experience for Children with Crohn’s & Colitis

NEW YORK, NY – For more than 11 million children and adults, summer camp provides an escape from every day life- a chance to enjoy the outdoors, meet new people, and participate in fun and exciting activities.

January 13, 2016