Inflammatory Bowel Disease

What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic condition that affects the large intestines, particularly the colon. It is classified as one of the two inflammatory bowel diseases along with Crohn’s disease.

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DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences partners with microbiome specialist MRM Health

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences partners with microbiome specialist MRM Health

Microbiome can predict a person's chronological age

Microbiome can predict a person's chronological age

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

Researchers simulate leaky gut conditions using 3D models of human intestines

Researchers simulate leaky gut conditions using 3D models of human intestines

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

Human organ chips for better drug development

Human organ chips for better drug development

Study reveals new "crosstalk" between intestinal microbes and developing thymic cells

Study reveals new "crosstalk" between intestinal microbes and developing thymic cells

Study reveals new mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of IBD

Study reveals new mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of IBD

Liver mesenchymal stromal cells could be a better option for many therapeutic applications

Liver mesenchymal stromal cells could be a better option for many therapeutic applications

Boston researchers develop novel approach to generate intestinal organoids in vitro

Boston researchers develop novel approach to generate intestinal organoids in vitro

Study: Inflammatory bowel disease can increase certain risks in pregnant women

Study: Inflammatory bowel disease can increase certain risks in pregnant women

Bile acids could also play a role in immunity and inflammation

Bile acids could also play a role in immunity and inflammation

Study finds new drivers of destructive inflammation

Study finds new drivers of destructive inflammation

Study: Blocking IL1α protein decreases severity of inflammation in Crohn's disease

Study: Blocking IL1α protein decreases severity of inflammation in Crohn's disease

Scientists develop an approach to vaccinate against gut inflammation

Scientists develop an approach to vaccinate against gut inflammation

Immune cells repair damaged gut in children with IBD

Immune cells repair damaged gut in children with IBD

Gut disease and gene analysis networks

Gut disease and gene analysis networks

New system enables real-time observations of individual cells in the colon

New system enables real-time observations of individual cells in the colon

Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections