Gut reaction

Eastern AHSN is a key partner in Gut Reaction, the Health Data Research Hub for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) supported by HDRUK which is led by the NIHR BioResource. The hub will integrate data from multiple sources and create a secure research resource that allows approved researchers to access data, whilst protecting the privacy of individuals.

Gut Reaction aims to build on the high-quality health data in the NIHR IBD BioResource by combining it with ‘real-world’ data from participating NHS hospitals and the IBD Registry. This will allow researchers to use the pooled data to support important research into IBD.

Sarah Sleet, Chief Executive of Crohn’s & Colitis UK, talks about the potential impact of Gut Reaction

Gut Reaction: The power of your data

Take 3 minutes to see how scientists across the UK have already been helped by thousands of people with Crohn’s and Colitis, and how you too can be involved.

Gut Reaction partners

Gut Reaction is a partnership between Eastern AHSN and AIMESCambridge University Health PartnersCambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustCrohn’s & Colitis UK, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustManchester University NHS Foundation TrustMicrosoftNewcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustNIHR BioResourcePennine Acute Hospitals NHS TrustPrivitarRoyal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation TrustRoyal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS TrustSalford Royal NHS Foundation TrustUK IBD Registry LtdUniversity of CambridgeUniversity College London Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustWestern General Hospital, Edinburgh

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Visit the HDR UK website to find out more.

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