• Research Blog

    This blog has been compiled by 5 trainee paediatric gastroenterologists who are all actively involved in research into paediatric inflammatory bowel disease:

    • Dr Fiona Cameron, University of Edinburgh (CICRA fellow)
    • Dr Ed Giles, Queen Mary University of London (CICRA fellow)
    • Dr Paul Henderson, University of Edinburgh
    • Dr Tony Wiskin, University of Southampton (ex-CICRA fellow)
    • Tracy Coelho, University of Southampton

    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 Richard Hansen who has put together this blog for the last few years. He has recently started as a consultant in Glasgow so we send him our congratulations and wish him good luck in his new job. We welcome Tracy Coelho – a new CICRA fellow to the blog. He has started a PhD in Southampton to investigate how defects identified by genetic screening affect immune function.

    Latest Blog

    12.11.14 Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Inflammatory Bowel disease: Prevalence, Risk Factors, Evaluation, and Management

    Inflammatory Bowel diseases Journal, 2014  20, 1120-1128 Vitamin B12 is absorbed from the terminal ileum, which is the end portion of the small bowel. One third to half of patients with Crohn’s disease have disease affecting the ileum. It has therefore been traditionally believed, that patients with severe Crohn’s disease affecting the ileum or those […]

    11.20.14
    Safety and efficacy of endoscopic dilation for primary and anastomotic Crohn’s disease strictures
    11.06.14
    Effect of Thalidomide on Clinical Remission in Children and Adolescents With Refractory Crohn Disease A Randomized Clinical Trial
    10.23.14
    Clinical outcome in IL-10- and IL-10 receptor-deficient patients with or without hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    10.12.14
    Buty-ful: Fatty Acids Induce Tregs in the mouse gut
    07.21.14
    How to improve response to anti-TNF drugs
    01.16.14
    Back to Medical Stool?
    07.08.13
    Antibiotics may increase the risk of children developing IBD
    05.27.13
    Ciclosporin and infliximab appear equally effective in most severe form of UC
    04.21.13
    Good bug might not be good after all in Crohn’s disease