Category Archive: Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Apr 3 2019

Collaborators Uncover Genetic Basis of Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Barbara Drosey

It’s easy to see how Marcella Devoto, PhD, and Judith Kelsen, MD, work so well together. Their work is imperative, but they also are quick to laugh while falling in and out of side conversations about their research in the sort of shorthand longtime collaborators enjoy.

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Sep 10 2015

New Gene Variants Found in Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

inflammatory bowel diseaseMelding 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.

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Jun 18 2015

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

crohn's diseaseA 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.

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