Progressing from genetics to function and clinical translation in Crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis

Study code

Lead researcher
Dr Miles Parkes

Study type
Samples and data

Institution or company
University of Cambridge

Researcher type

Speciality area
Gastroenterology, Genomics and Rare Diseases


The UK IBD Genetics Consortium and IBD BioResource work together closely. This research is part of a reciprocal arrangement between both. GWAS and phenotype data will be used in ongoing genetic analyses, for example to define causal variants and look at low-frequency and rare variants.