TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2017 /CNW/ – Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is pleased to announce its Grants-in-Aid and Innovations in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Grant recipients. Seven Grants-in-Aid have been awarded to advance prevention, treatments, health policy and to ultimately find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Two researchers have been awarded Innovations Grants, which fund novel approaches to IBD research.
“Funding research is at the foundation of our mission to find the cures for Crohn’s and colitis, and it’s having a huge impact,” says Mina Mawani, President & CEO of Crohn’s and Colitis Canada. “Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is one of the top charity funders of Crohn’s and colitis research in the world, and that research is leading to improvements in treatment and care.”
Grants-in-Aid of Research and Innovations Grants are awarded every year to researchers whose proposals have a clear connection to improved care for those affected by Crohn’s or colitis. Recipients hail from across the country and are determined to better the lives of the 250,000 Canadians living with these chronic diseases.
See the List of Recipients: Crohn’s and Colitis Canada