Clinical Research for Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Janssen

Does she know IBD?

Better IBD treatments start with science. If you're living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, learn about a Janssen clinical trial.

Living with inflammatory
bowel disease (IBD)
Can be frustrating.

Between the triggers, the carousel of medications, the fatigue...there's a lot to deal with, and a lot of people who just don't get it. At Janssen, we know IBD-and we know that better treatment options start with clinical research.

Together, with leading doctors, nurses, and patients around the world, we're working to advance the science of IBD treatment so that one day, long-lasting remission can be a possibility for more people living with IBD.

Quick Facts
ON ibd

what is Ibd?

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term used for two conditions that are known to cause chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract:

What causes IBD?

No one knows the exact cause of IBD, but we do know that the immune system responds incorrectly to environmental triggers, which causes inflammation. People with family histories of IBD are more likely to develop it, but no direct genetic link has been found.

with IBD

IBD can come
with challenges, inside and out-

like when people who don't understand IBD think your flare is "just" a tummy ache. They don't realize that flares are when the symptoms reappear or get worse, and you may experience:4

  • Frequent and/or urgent bowel movements

  • Abdominal pain

  • Lack of appetite

  • Rectal bleeding

  • Diarrhea

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