Conquering Diseases

Biorepository To Support Studies Of Infectious And Inflammatory Gastrointestinal Diseases


We are collecting data and biological samples from people with infectious or inflammatory conditions of the bowel such as celiac disease, colitis, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and from people who do not have bowel disease to get a better understanding of these diseases.


We are collecting samples of blood, stool, and urine from people who have Samples will be stored without any personal identifiers and may be used for multiple different projects studying bowel diseases, ways to diagnose or treat it, and how people respond to certain treatments.

What we're hoping for

We hope to develop new treatments or tests to diagnose or monitor bowel disease.

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 Principal Investigator

JeanMarie  Houghton, MD, PhD

UMass Chan Medical School

 Study Contact

Anne  Foley


UMass Chan University Campus

55 Lake Ave North 

Worcester,MA 01655