Currently, there are very few medications for IBD, or Inflammatory Bowel Disease. IBD is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract. The two main diseases of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. 23andMe is researching how genetics may play a role in the risk and progression of IBD.

23andMe At ASHG 2017

October 10, 2017
23andMe’s research team and its research will be well represented at the 2017 meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics being held in Orlando Florida.
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Important Goal Reached for IBD Study

September 22, 2016
23andMe reaches its goal of recruiting 10,000 participants for its IBD Study with Pfizer that will focus on understanding the role genetics plays in the onset and progression of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
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A Girl with Guts

August 04, 2016
At her darkest moment, feeling alone and drained by a daunting disease, JackieJackie Zimmerman Zimmerman began to write. “This is when things began to change for me,” said Jackie. As...
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Living With Crohn’s and Colitis

May 24, 2016
Anyone with inflammatory bowel disease has to be strong to handle the day-to-day challenges of living with the condition.You need even more moxie to take the extra step of being...
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World IBD Day

May 19, 2016
23andMe, in collaboration with Pfizer Inc, is well on its way to enrolling 10,000 people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) to participate in research on this serious digestive condition,...
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IBD Awareness Week

December 01, 2015
Today marks the beginning of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Awareness Week, established by Congress in 2011 to bring attention to the condition that affects more than 1.5 million Americans. As...
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Lupus and IBD Research Partnerships

August 20, 2015
Over the last year 23andMe has launched two research initiatives with Pfizer, one to study inflammatory bowel disease and the other to study lupus. We’re pretty optimistic about the work...
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IBD Travel Tips

May 18, 2015
Sunscreen? Check. Paperback? Check. Meds?… Traveling with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), the umbrella diagnosis that includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, can be complicated but it doesn’t have to be...
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World IBD Day And Research

May 18, 2015
In less than a year’s time, 23andMe is more than halfway to its goal of enrolling 10,000 patients in its study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which will look more...
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Learn More About 23andMe’s IBD Study

May 05, 2015
Learn more about the 23andMe’s IBD study here. Download the IBD Research Community Badge Image Learn more about the 23andMe’s Ulcerative Colitis research here. Download Ulcerative Colitis research Badge Image...
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