Work of Glasgow-based charity leads to £900K donation for Crohn’s research

The work of a Glasgow-based charity has led to a £900,000 donation to a Scots university to continue research on an innovative diet for adults and children with Crohn’s disease. Back in 2017, Cure Crohn’s Colitis invested £50,000 of its funds in the initial open-label trial of CD-TREAT. Now international philanthropic charity the Leona M […]

Phoebe’s ball raises over £15,000 for Cure Crohn’s Colitis

You may have recently seen updates over on the Cure Crohn’s Colitis Facebook page about the fundraising efforts of Phoebe, and her family and friends. She was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at the tender age of 11 and has experienced things that healthy people, of any age, could not even imagine, including multiple invasive procedures and 16 […]

The Extra | Charity’s £50k award to Crohn’s research

An East Ren-based charity is helping to fund an innovative research project to help sufferers of Crohn’s disease. Cure Crohn’s and Colitis, whose chair is Newton Mearns lawyer Roy Provan, has donated £50,000 towards “CD-TREAT” a new dietary treatment aimed at combating the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is hoped the carefully selected solid food […]

Kirkintilloch Herald | Hotel raises £4k to help Crohn’s victims

The luxurious Boclair House Hotel in Bearsden collected an impressive £4,000 recently for a charity supporting victims of Crohn’s disease. The funds for Glasgow-based charity Cure Crohn’s and Colitis were raised through a Great Gatsby themed ball held in April to celebrate the hotel’s first birthday. The hotel intends to hold many more events for […]

BBC News | Bowel disease patients in lifestyle study

People with debilitating bowel conditions are being invited to take part in a study to better understand what causes the diseases to worsen. University of Edinburgh researchers want to shed light on everyday factors that may influence flare-ups of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. They also want to investigate how changes in diet and lifestyle […]

Chad | Hospital physio who is actually a TV superhero!

By day, she is a senior physiotherapist at King’s Mill Hospital. But during her spare time, she is a superhero and soon-to-be TV star, raising money to fight a painful disease. That’s 28-year-old Lizzie Smith, of Forest Town, a tireless supporter of a charity helping to develop research into a cure for Inflammatory Bowel Disease […]