Study on Diet as Tool in Crohn’s Disease Funded by $2.5M PCORI Award

Study on Diet as Tool in Crohn’s Disease Funded by $2.5M PCORI Award
Dr. James Lewis, M.D., MSCE, professor of medicine and epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine, is leading a national research study at the University of Pennsylvania on behalf of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). The study focuses on diet as a tool for managing Crohn’s disease symptoms, and has been approved to receive a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) funding award of $2.5 million. Crohn’s is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with no known cure. It currently affects more than 500,000 Americans. The therapies that do exist are not fully effective, and are also associated with several sign
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