National Scientific Advisory Committee
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's National Scientific Advisory Committee (NSAC) Cabinet and standing committees work closely with Foundation staff in advising and leading our research agenda, grants review, and application processes, in addition to guiding the efforts of our patient and professional education initiatives.
The 2018-2021 NSAC is chaired by Brent Polk, MD, of University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The NSAC Chair-Elect is David Rubin, MD of University of Chicago Medical Center. The Immediate Past NSAC Chair is Scott Snapper, MD, Ph.D., Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Grants Review Committees
- Grants Council
- Senior Research Awards
- Clinical Research Grants Review
- Ad Hoc Conflict Review
- Research Fellowship Awards
- Litwin IBD Pioneers
Program and Advocacy Committees
- Government & Industry Affairs
- Nursing and Advanced Practice Initiatives
- Patient Education
- Pediatric Affairs
- Professional Education
- Professional Membership
- REACH IBD
Learn more about each committee, including committee members, from the navigation at left.