Take part in research
There are three main types of research here:
- Clinical trials: A new intervention or treatment (e.g. a potential drug, medical device, behavioural intervention or procedure) is tested in people.
- Observational studies: Researchers observe participants on their current treatment plan and track health outcomes.
- Social or psychological studies: Researchers survey and discuss patient experiences and preferences.
All studies advertised have UK ethical approval and have been assessed for their suitability against Crohn’s & Colitis UK’s 5-year research strategy. If you are interested in taking part in a clinical trial listed below, we advise you to discuss this with your Healthcare Professional.
Take Part in Coronavirus Research Studies
Please find below a list of studies relating to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) that are looking for participants. If you are concerned about coronavirus...
Trial of personalised therapy for newly diagnosed Crohn’s disease patients
Researchers in Cambridge are looking for newly diagnosed Crohn's disease patients from across the UK for a trial of personalised therapy.
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion to Improve Mental Health and Well-Being for Young People
A pilot and feasibility trial of a mindfulness intervention for young people with IBD. Researchers at the University of Sheffield are looking for young people...
Researchers at University of Leeds, funded by NIHR Health Technology Assessment, are looking for patients with stable Ulcerative Colitis who experience symptoms of diarrhoea, to...
Supporting young people to live well with IBD
Researchers at Aston University are looking for young people aged 13-18 years with IBD (Crohn’s or Colitis) and parents of these young people,...
The role of psychological flexibility on internalised stigma and patient outcomes in IBD
Researchers at King’s College London are looking for adults aged 18+ with a diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) to take part in a...
Abdominal pain during remission: Investigating the views of people with Crohn’s or Colitis
Researchers at King’s College London would like to interview individuals of 18 years and older who continue to experience pain during remission and have...
Psychology and Attitudes of People with Ileostomies and Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis
Researchers at the University of Roehampton are investigating the impact of psychological factors and cognitive processes on help seeking behaviours and attitudes towards therapy in...
Efficacy and Safety Trial of a New Drug for Ulcerative Colitis
Researchers are looking for patients who have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis for at least 3 months with moderate-to-severe active Ulcerative Colitis to take part in...