Personalised anti-TNF therapy in Crohn’s disease study concludes

You may remember that we announced our £60,000 investment into the personalised anti-TNF therapy in Crohn’s disease study (PANTS), last year. Although anti-TNF drugs have given new hope for people with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, and provided an important treatment option, they do not work in some patients. The research looked at the factors […]

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 […]

New TREATment for Crohn’s Disease on the horizon

Over on the #IBDSuperHeroes blog… UK charity, Cure Crohn’s Colitis has committed £50,000 to CD-Treat, a new dietary treatment aimed at combating Crohn’s Disease. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a debilitating, and so far, incurable disease of the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms include, but are not limited to, pain where the disease is active or scarring/abscesses have occurred […]

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 […]

Research in to how environmental factors, diet, and the gut micro-organisms contribute to IBD flares

Cure Crohn’s Colitis has committed £125,000 to PREdiCCt : A study looking to increase understanding of how environmental factors, diet, and the gut micro-organisms influence Inflammatory Bowel Disease flare and recovery. The research is being led by the University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian and aims to shed light on the everyday factors which could contribute to flare-ups in Crohn’s Disease and […]