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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.

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation & American Gastroenterological Association Partner to Address Effective Patient-Provider Health Communication in the IBD Community

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.

April 11, 2017

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and ReachMD Partner to Deliver Educational Information to Healthcare Professionals

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.

March 21, 2017

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

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.

March 9, 2017

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation RISK Stratification Study Reveals Potential New Approach to Precision Medicine for Pediatric Patients

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.

March 2, 2017

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