Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Grants $2.7M to Nine IBD Researchers

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Grants $2.7M to Nine IBD Researchers
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada has awarded $2.7 million in grants to support nine Canadian researchers studying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The grants include seven Grants-in-Aid of Research, intended to advance prevention, health policy and new treatments, and two Innovations in IBD Research Grants, which fund pilot studies to test innovative, high-risk/high-reward ideas. Each year, Crohn's and Colitis Canada awards new grants to research projects it considers best align with the charity’s goal of improving treatment and care for people with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. So far this year, the initiative has supported 23 projects. "Funding research is at the very core of our mission to find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis," Mina Mawani, president and CEO of Crohn's and Colitis Canada, said in a news release announcing the new
Subscribe or to access all post and page content.