• 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

    07.13.16 Clinical Trials in Paediatric IBD

    Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have more extensive and aggressive disease than adults, making it crucial that new treatments become available sooner. Unfortunately, it takes an average of seven years between approval being given for a new drug in adult practice and it becoming widely available to children. There are many reasons for this […]

    06.03.16
    Biologics … To continue or not after one year of treatment?
    05.06.16
    Biosimilar Drugs in Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Impact of Clostridium Difficile Infection on Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    12.03.15
    What makes some patients with Crohn’s different?
    11.25.15
    Immune cells save our good bacteria: New research reveals how T cells are taught not to attack our beneficial microbiota
    09.30.15
    A new oral drug for treating Crohn’s disease?
    08.26.15
    Can we use gut bacteria to predict how well we are?
    07.22.15
    Vitamin D as a novel therapy in inflammatory bowel disease: new hope or false dawn?
    07.07.15
    Potential new treatment in Crohn’s disease – too good to be true?