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The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is a leading funder of basic and clinical research in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). In addition to supporting studies and clinical trials, CCFA provides grants and fellowships for the training of the next generation of researchers and physicians. On January 1, 2014, the Broad Medical Research Program was integrated into our efforts. As part of our research portfolio, the Broad Medical Research Program at CCFA will expand our ability to fund innovative projects in their early stages.

 

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As a scientist or healthcare professional, you understand how critical your efforts are in finding cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, or caring for the people who have these diseases. For more than 40 years, CCFA-funded research has been contributing to the knowledge and understanding of IBD. With more than 1,000 grants awarded to date, CCFA continues to play a significant role in nearly every major scientific breakthrough in IBD. Many of today's most prominent researchers have received training awards from CCFA early in their careers - perhaps you will be the next one! Learn more about our current initiatives below.

Clinical Research Alliance CCFA’s DNA Bank Genetics Initiative Microbiome Initiative PROKIIDS OSCCAR - Ocean State Crohn’s and Colitis Area Registry

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CCFA has played a role in almost every important advance in IBD, including research on TNF-alpha, development of animal models, and understanding microbial antigens and genetics.
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By becoming a Professional Member of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), you will establish yourself as a leader and specialist. In addition, you will gain the support and resources that can help you equip your patients with everything they need to take charge of their digestive diseases.

Professional Membership Benefits include:*

* Professional member benefits are dependent on level. Not all member levels receive all benefits. Learn more about our current professional member levels.

Visiting Fellowship

One of the driving principles behind the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is to develop and cultivate the best and brightest inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) physicians through our educational and training programs. Here are current CME and other educational programs. Watch this space for national programs in 2013. In addition, please contact your local chapter to learn about local professional symposia.

Expert Perspectives in Individualized Contemporary Care for Short Bowel Syndrome

Optimizing IBD Patient Care: "Advances in IBD" Conference Highlights Slide Sets from "Advances in IBD" 2012 Presentations Local Chapters 

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