• 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

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    Exercise Decreases Risk of Future Active Disease in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Remission. Jones PD, Kappelman MD, et al. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases epub It is well known that being physically active impacts on quality of life for patients with IBD, however very little is known about its role in disease activity. This study examines whether […]

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