Early detection of anastomosis leak

When bowel is rejoined after surgery, in 1 in 10 cases it doesn't heal properly and a leak happens in the body.Read more

Tackling obesity and type II diabetes

Obesity is a growing public health problem in developed countries. Can we find ways to suppress appetite without need for surgery?Read more

Stem cell transplantation in Crohn's disease

Stem cell transplantation has been shown to provide benefits for patients but can have serious side effects. Can we predict who will do well?Read more

Treating pain in Ulcerative Colitis

Our PhD student Michael Tranter is using insights from our Crohn's pain project to investigate better treatment for pain in Ulcerative ColitisRead more

Treating pain in Crohn's disease

This study is pinpointing the pain sensing nerves in the bowel to find better pain relief treatments for Crohn's patients.Read more

IBS School

Our PhD student, Valentina Passananti, is supporting people with IBS to find effective ways to self manage their condition.Read more

Diagnosing bile acid malabsorption

Often individuals with a condition called Bile Acid Malabsorption are mistakenly diagnosed with IBS or Inflammatory Bowel Disease.Read more

What is normal bowel function?

We need healthy volunteers for this study which will define the range for normal bowel function.Read more