About IBD BioResource


The IBD Bioresource is a national platform designed to expedite research into Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and help develop new and better therapies.

Key goals

  • To recruit 25,000 patients with Crohn’s or colitis from all over the UK, including 1000 newly diagnosed
  • Genetic analysis will identify markers of disease risk, severity and treatment response
  • Participants will be directly notified of future IBD research projects they might be willing to help with and be recalled for
  • Scientists and Clinical Investigators will have rapid access to large groups of IBD patients for research

Funding statement

The IBD BioResource is funded and supported by these partners

Crohn's & Colitis UK logo MRC LogoOpen Targets logoWellcome Trust Sanger Institute Logo