Crohn's & Colitis Canada - Grants in Aid of Research

Crohn's & Colitis Canada - Grants in Aid of Research 2015

Stephen Girardin


Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology

Dr. Girardin will study the impact of the most common genetic mutation in IBD, NOD2, on the function of the small intestine, using a unique animal model and also organoids (“mini-guts” derived from human gut cells).


Nicola Jones

Hospital for Sick Children

Department of Paediatrics

Dr. Jones will study how vitamin D may influence IBD, by using animal models and novel intestinal mini-guts, called organoids, which mimic the normal intestine.


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