Crohn’s & Colitis News

Stay up-to-date with the most current news and information about the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), as well as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Below you’ll find our most recent press releases, along with other articles written by CCFA. This media content highlights the public research outcomes related to our initiatives, studies, and clinical trials. In addition, you can read our expert commentary related to research articles culled from external media sources. For a complete list of all our news content, please visit the News Archive section.

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Most Recent News

First-Ever National Study of Dietary Interventions to Treat Crohn's Disease Receives Funding

March 24, 2016

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today that it was awarded $2.5 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the effectiveness of the specific carbohydrate diet and Mediterranean-style diet to induce remission in patients with Crohn’s disease.

Chapter Newsletters

March 7, 2016

Irwin M. Rosenthal, Visionary Co-Founder of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Passes Away

February 2, 2016

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today the passing of co-founding member, philanthropist, entrepreneur and lawyer, Irwin M. Rosenthal. Motivated by his wife Suzanne’s struggle with Crohn’s disease, Irwin, along with William and Shelby Modell, and Dr. Henry D. Janowitz, founded the Foundation for Research in Ileitis, now known as the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. It was the combination of his tenacity, compassion and love for his wife that put CCFA on the road to success.

U.S. Limo Partnership

Long Island Chapter

January 29, 2016

Receive 10% off any limosine service and 10% of sales from this promotion will go directly to CCFA

Camp Oasis: Life-Changing Experience for Children with Crohn’s & Colitis

January 13, 2016

Camp Oasis is the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) summer camp program that enriches the lives of children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis by providing them with a safe and supportive camp community. CCFA runs 12 week-long camp sessions across the country, attracting not only campers but also hundreds of volunteer counselors and medical professionals.