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Crohns & Colitis Foundation

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Jason Anderson
Main Address:
268 N. 115th St.
Suite 2
Omaha, NE 68154

What We Do

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.
Since our founding nearly five decades ago, the Foundation has remained at the forefront of research in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Today, we fund cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurture investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finance underdeveloped areas of research.
Our professional education workshops and programs, along with our scientific journal, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, enable medical professionals to keep pace with this rapidly growing field. We are very proud that the National Institutes of Health has commended us for "uniting the research community and strengthening IBD research."

Interesting Info

Estimated 3.1 million Americans suffer from Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.
Statewide, there are over 20,000 individuals living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.
The fastest growing patient population is children under the age of 18.

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