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Apr 09, 2020, 11:30 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Welcomes New National Trustees

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce five new members of its National Board of Trustees, which oversees the...


Aug 28, 2019, 15:30 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's New England Chapter Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Support for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's New England Chapter proudly announces its 50th anniversary, commemorating five decades of volunteer leadership,...


May 21, 2019, 13:32 ET New Research Reveals High Cost of Care for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients in the United States

The cost of care for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the United States has increased significantly over the past five years, according to the...


May 16, 2019, 16:31 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Unveils New Five-Year Research Agenda

Today, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation released its new five-year research agenda to address unmet needs in the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...


Apr 01, 2019, 16:36 ET 17 Patient Groups Urge Appeals Court to Uphold Health Care Law

Seventeen patient groups representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions filed an amicus curiae ("friend-of-the-court") brief today...


Nov 12, 2018, 14:49 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Review of the Role of Medical Cannabis in the Management of Crohn's and Colitis Published in IBD Journal

A white paper written by Crohn's & Colitis Foundation scientific advisors and staff examining the clinical, scientific, and regulatory landscape as...


Mar 09, 2018, 12:55 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Names New Board Chair, Elects Five New Trustees

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation announced today that John Crosson has been appointed Chair of its national Board of Trustees, and that five new...


Feb 12, 2018, 10:35 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Expands Patient-Powered Research Network

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation has updated its patient-powered research network, formerly known as CCFA Partners. Now IBD Partners, the online...


Nov 29, 2017, 09:45 ET New Orleans Saints Linebacker Kicks Off Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week With My Cause My Cleats

Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week kicks off on December 1, and in recognition of the observance, New Orleans Saints linebacker Michael Mauti will...


Oct 30, 2017, 13:03 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Receives $5 Million to Fund Innovative Translational and Clinical IBD Research

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation announced today that it received a $5 million pledge from the Litwin family to fund novel, high-risk/high-reward...


Sep 19, 2017, 12:11 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation partners with Oxford University Press to publish Inflammatory Bowel Diseases® journal

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and Oxford University Press announced today that they have entered into a new partnership to publish the...


Sep 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Commemorates 50 Years of Leadership, Innovation & Support of the IBD Community

Since 1967, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation has been at the forefront of research, education, support, and advocacy for Crohn's disease and...


Jul 20, 2017, 11:57 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Launches New IBD Clinical Trials Community to Educate and Support Clinical Trial Participation

Clinical trial recruitment is a challenging step toward FDA approval of new treatments for patients across all disease states; this is especially...


May 15, 2017, 12:15 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation to Convene First-Ever International YouTube Live with IBD Organizations

More than 5 million people worldwide live with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, two debilitating inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Despite its ...


Apr 26, 2017, 12:05 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation launches 2017 indoor cycling event lineup with new program video

Today, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation launched its spin4 crohn's & colitis cures indoor cycling event lineup for 2017 with a new program video....


Apr 19, 2017, 16:20 ET Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Welcomes New National Trustees: Seven Join Leadership to Cure IBD and Improve Patient Quality of Life

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce seven new members of its National Board of Trustees, which oversees the...


Apr 11, 2017, 07:54 ET 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.,...


Mar 02, 2017, 07:00 ET 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...


Feb 23, 2017, 11:41 ET 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...


Jan 12, 2011, 12:34 ET Team Challenge Endurance Training Program Generates $8 Million for Crohn's & Colitis Foundation in 2010

In 2010, over 2,000 people ran, walked, or cycled with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's endurance training and fundraising program, Team Challenge. ...