• 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

    11.10.17 A new piece of the IBD puzzle: a new tool to predict response to anti-TNFs

    “Oncostatin M drives intestinal inflammation and predicts response to tumor necrosis factor–neutralizing therapy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease”. West NR et al. Nature Medicine 2017; 23(5): 579–89. Summary In Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), the immune system is dysregulated and a number of pro-inflammatory molecules (cytokines) drive intestinal inflammation. These cytokines constitute attractive targets for […]

    Infliximab is not linked to malignancy in paediatric IBD
    Specific carbohydrate diet for pediatric inflammatory bowel disease in clinical practice within an academic IBD centre
    Evolution after anti-TNF discontinuation in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A multicentre long-term follow-up study
    Vedolizumab Therapy in Severe Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    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