Southampton Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research
The Southampton paediatric inflammatory bowel disease research team undertakes clinical and basic science research to better understand and improve treatment for these patients. They take part in multiple local, national and international studies, with regular updates on research activity, publications and presentations on their website and twitter feed. The main study, run from Southampton focuses on next-generation sequencing (genetics, transcriptomics and the microbiome) in newly diagnosed patients with an aim to provide personalised therapy within the next 10 years. To date over 450 children with IBD have been recruited with over 25 publications in peer review journals in the last 8 years.