Crohn's Disease

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the bowel affecting at least 115,000 people in the UK. The condition usually develops in teenagers and young adults, but can be diagnosed at any age and is equally common in men and women.

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Self-assembling nanofibers can help limit damage caused by inflammatory diseases

Self-assembling nanofibers can help limit damage caused by inflammatory diseases

BGU researchers identify probiotic yogurt-based drug candidates

BGU researchers identify probiotic yogurt-based drug candidates

Full assembly of human chromosome 8 reveals novel genes, disease risks

Full assembly of human chromosome 8 reveals novel genes, disease risks

Study offers localized treatment direction for a cause of Crohn's disease

Study offers localized treatment direction for a cause of Crohn's disease

Researchers identify potential trigger of Crohn's disease

Researchers identify potential trigger of Crohn's disease

New study may shed light on inflammatory bowel disease

New study may shed light on inflammatory bowel disease

DNMT3a plays a key role in regulating HSC responses to infections

DNMT3a plays a key role in regulating HSC responses to infections

New method could drive down the production cost of antibodies

New method could drive down the production cost of antibodies

RedHill provides opaganib treatment under compassionate use exemption for Swiss COVID-19 patients

RedHill provides opaganib treatment under compassionate use exemption for Swiss COVID-19 patients

Whole-genome study of IBD in African Americans reveals a different genetic risk landscape

Whole-genome study of IBD in African Americans reveals a different genetic risk landscape

Study reveals genetic signature of colibactin implicated in the development colorectal cancers

Study reveals genetic signature of colibactin implicated in the development colorectal cancers

Nanotherapy shows potential for treating severe Crohn's disease

Nanotherapy shows potential for treating severe Crohn's disease

Research shows how chemicals in the tumor microenvironment enable cancer to evade attack

Research shows how chemicals in the tumor microenvironment enable cancer to evade attack

Study could help develop drugs for pregnancy maintenance, treat autoimmune diseases

Study could help develop drugs for pregnancy maintenance, treat autoimmune diseases

Inherited genetic variation may affect the response to cancer immunotherapy

Inherited genetic variation may affect the response to cancer immunotherapy

Novel method instructs immune cells to help repair damaged tissues in the intestine

Novel method instructs immune cells to help repair damaged tissues in the intestine

Discovery of ‘Achilles heel’ in gut bacteria may lead to targeted therapies for Crohn’s disease

Discovery of ‘Achilles heel’ in gut bacteria may lead to targeted therapies for Crohn’s disease

New diagnostic imaging tool measures naturally occurring enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract

New diagnostic imaging tool measures naturally occurring enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract

Crafoord Laureate uncovered a new group of rare autoinflammatory diseases

Crafoord Laureate uncovered a new group of rare autoinflammatory diseases

DSMB recommends continuation of Phase 2/3 study of opaganib for severe COVID-19

DSMB recommends continuation of Phase 2/3 study of opaganib for severe COVID-19