Case Studies

Understanding the Biology and Genetics of IBD

Dr. Jean-Frederic Colombel is director of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Mount Sinai Hospital where he oversees research aimed at advancing the understanding of IBD and developing effective treatments for the estimated 1.4 million people in... Read More

The Genome's Path to a Cure for Crohn's

The Genome's Path to a Cure for Crohn's

Bringing together the best and brightest, the Broad Institute marshals its shared experience to develop the next generation of safe and effective therapies for Crohn's disease. Science has well established that genes play a chief role in the development and progression of certain diseases. But... Read More


Leaving No Microbe Unturned

The Trust and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America work together to unlock the secrets of the human microbiome. Within every human body, trillions of microorganisms, viruses and bacterial cells – both good and bad –influence the state of our health and illnesses. This vast community of... Read More