• 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

    03.01.17 Evolution after anti-TNF discontinuation in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A multicentre long-term follow-up study

    http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/v112/n1/full/ajg2016569a.html   Many paediatric patients with IBD are now successfully treated with the anti-TNF drugs infliximab and adalimumab. These medications are used both to bring about remission and maintain it. A major challenge facing medical teams, patients and their families is knowing when to stop these drugs. The potential for a relapse of symptoms and […]

    A Belgian study on paediatric Crohn’s disease outcomes at a three-year follow-up
    Environmental Associations in Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    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?