Crohn's and Colitis Open Evening

You must register for this event

All are warmly invited to attend a free event at the John Radcliffe Hospital from 5.30 – 7.30pm in Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

The meeting focuses on providing information and support for patients with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis and their families and friends, and providing new information about progress in the treatment of these illnesses and on-going research.

Highlights include:

  • National representatives of the leading charities for adults and children, Crohn’s and Colitis UK (CCUK) and Crohn’s in Childhood Research Association (CICRA), will be speaking about the support they offer
  • People affected by Crohn’s and Colitis will tell us about their experience
  • Leading Oxford consultants Prof Holm Uhlig, Dr Oliver Brain and Dr Alissa Walsh will speak about research into genetic and environmental factors underlying IBD, diet, new therapies and Project Rainbow – an app based interactive system to enhance patient care
  • A panel discussion, and ‘Question Time’ for the audience to ask for information from the expert speakers. Questions may be sent in prior to the meeting for the speakers
  • Information stands and drinks from 4.30 – 5.30 in the Tingewick Foyer, Academic Centre
    The event will be hosted by the University of Oxford’s Gastroenterology Unit (Professors Simon Travis, Paul Klenerman and Jack Satsangi), in collaboration with CCUK, CICRA, and supported by the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands, the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
    Lecture Theatre 2 is accessible by wheelchair from the ground floor and there is space for wheelchair users in front of the first row of seats. There is a hearing loop in the lecture theatre. When you register for our event please tell us if you have any particular access requirements.
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