• Research Blog

    These blogs are compiled by trainee paediatric gastroenterologists,  all actively involved in research into paediatric inflammatory bowel disease.  We thank Dr Tony Wiskin for organising these blogs over the last couple of years and Dr Protima Amon for taking over from him.

    • Dr Protima Amon, Barts & The Royal London Hospital (CICRA Fellow)
    • Dr Tracy Coelho, University of Southampton (CICRA Fellow)
    • Dr Fiona Cameron, University of Edinburgh (ex. CICRA Fellow)

    Links are provided to the free abstracts of each article, but full access may require a fee for those without institutional privileges.

    Many thanks to all the doctors who have produced regular blogs of interest to all those affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 

    Latest Blog

    10.17.16 Environmental Associations in Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

    The incidence of paediatric IBD is increasing in most countries that record this information. Countries with the highest number of cases are within Europe and North America. The reasons for the increase is unclear; although there is a genetic component to IBD, genes evolve over hundreds of years and this would not be sufficient to […]

    Is assisted reproduction technology a possible option for infertile women with inflammatory bowel disease?
    Evidence that faecal transplantation is an effective treatment for ulcerative colitis
    Clinical Trials in Paediatric IBD
    Biologics … To continue or not after one year of treatment?
    Biosimilar Drugs in Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Impact of Clostridium Difficile Infection on Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    What makes some patients with Crohn’s different?
    Immune cells save our good bacteria: New research reveals how T cells are taught not to attack our beneficial microbiota
    A new oral drug for treating Crohn’s disease?