Research News

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation’s 2016 Innovations Symposium Emerging IBD Strategies.

Thursday, 12 May 2016 10:10

Created by the Foundation in 2012, this annual event brings together collaborative researchers, clinicians and scientific leaders to work toward the common goal of curing Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

This year the broad focus will be on novel and promising therapeutic approaches for IBD.

The Symposium will be taking place on the July 21–22 in San Francisco, USA.

Previous attendees have shared also why they attend the Innovations Symposium in this short video.

Further Information

Kenneth Rainin Foundation grantees elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 13:50

The National Academy of Sciences has elected 84 new members and 21 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Kenneth Rainin Foundation grantees Herbert W. Virgin IV, MD, PhD, of Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; and Gabriel Rabinovich, PhD, of Fundacion Instituto de Biologia y Medicina Experimental, Argentina; are amongst them.

Being elected to the National Academy of Sciences is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honours that a scientist can receive.

MRC Guidance Pack - Methods for Clinical Trials

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 13:18

The MRC Network of Hubs for Trials Methodology Research has recently updated the Guidance Pack. New guidance includes recommendations for maximising the impact of qualitative research in feasibility studies and issues to consider during the design of surgical trials.

The Guidance pack resource contains outputs from various HTMR Network funded initiatives. Many of these recommendations are also linked to from the NIHR CT toolkit.

I-CARE, a collaborative study of IBD across Europe.

Friday, 06 May 2016 12:56

I-CARE, a new collaborative study of IBD across Europe under the auspices of ECCO & GETAID, has been launched in the UK following NIHR portfolio adoption. The flyer gives a summary of the study. It is open for participation by all gastroenterologists in the UK with a suitable cohort of IBD patients.

If you require any further information on the study or are interested in participating, please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it the I-CARE national co-ordinators (Shaji Sebastian, Ailsa Hart or Tariq Ahmad).

Flyer [159.42 kb]

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