Research News

Novel recruitment method helps to identify participants for Crohn's and Colitis research

Friday, 17 February 2017 14:52

Read about Tariq Ahmad and team's research to identify whether an individual patient would be likely to suffer an adverse reaction to medication for IBD. Their work could also provide a new and innovative recruitment model for future research.

NIHR newsletter for patients and the public- Winter 2017

Friday, 17 February 2017 13:35

Over the coming months the NIHR will be bringing you public involvement and engagement news, views and good practice from across the NIHR. They hope it will inform and inspire you, as well as stimulate new thinking and ideas across the community. You may have seen that the NIHR recently launched an exciting and innovative new poster campaign to raise public awareness of the big part the public play in making world-class research happen. Learn more about the campaign as well as about guidance, involvement in research, student challenges and more in the newsletter.

A Researcher’s Breakthrough Moment

Friday, 17 February 2017 09:51

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation posted a video about a breakthrough moment for Dr. Gwendalyn Randolph. This pioneering researcher was recently awarded a Synergy Award from the Foundation. Her cutting-edge instincts led to a novel technique and the ability to peer more deeply into the workings of Crohn's disease.

Rainin Foundation awards $750,000 for IBD research

Friday, 17 February 2017 09:31

On 10 Feb 2017, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced that it has awarded $750,000 for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) research through its Synergy Award program. The Rainin Foundation funds scientific projects that have the potential to yield transformative discoveries and major insights into predicting and preventing IBD. Further details of the projects and awards can be found in their blog. The Synergy Awards are intended to foster collaboration. The Synergy Award programme is one of three grant programmes the Rainin Foundation offers for IBD-related research.

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