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About CCFA

About the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis. It was founded in 1967 by Irwin M. and Suzanne Rosenthal, William D. and Shelby Modell, and Henry D. Janowitz, M.D.

Since its founding over four decades ago, CCFA has remained at the forefront of research in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Today, CCFA funds cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurture investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finance underdeveloped areas of research. In addition, its educational workshops and programs, along with its scientific journal, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases®, enable medical professionals to keep pace with this rapidly growing field.

Benefits of Publishing in IBD®.
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases® provides authors a unique forum to—

  • Reach a Targeted Audience of Dedicated Professionals. IBD® reaches digestive disease specialists worldwide and is the official journal of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Inc., ensuring that your work, once accepted for publication, will receive optimal exposure to your North American and international colleagues.
  • Access a State-of-the-Art Submission System. IBD® offers online manuscript submission and peer-review via ScholarOne Manuscripts™ (http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ibd), making manuscript submission and tracking quick, easy, and safe.
  • Secure Rapid Online Publication.Your article will be posted online as soon as it is ready, before the publication of the compiled print issue.
  • Enhance Your Professional Standing By Being Part of a Tradition.Once accepted for publication, your name will join the list of world-renowned authors who have been published in IBD®. During its history, IBD® has published the works of major figures in the field, including many groundbreaking articles that have changed the standards of patient care.