Category Archive: Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Sep 10 2015

New Gene Variants Found in Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Melding together genomics technology, disease patterns, immunology, and microbiology, physician-scientists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are finding new and individualized therapies for patients with very early onset inflammatory bowel disease.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-gene-variants-found-in-very-early-onset-inflammatory-bowel-disease/

Jun 18 2015

Study Seeks to Treat Crohn’s Disease’s Effects on Growth, Bone Density

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endicronology & Metabolism shows a drug approved to treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis leads to “rapid improvements” in bone density and structure.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/study-seeks-to-treat-crohns-diseases-effects-on-growth-bone-density/