Archive for January 2012

Breakfast Television Interview with Dr. Anthony Otley from the IWK

Dr. Otley, a Gastroenterologist at Halifax’s IWK Health Centre, was joined on ATV’s Breakfast television by 16-year-old Crohn’s patient, Shelby Beals, and her mother Kim who are strong supporters of the GEM project. Shelby was diagnosed with the disease six years ago, and despite two difficult years with tube feeding, she and her family have…

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Microbiome

The Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) award the GEM Project one of seven grants to investigate the microorganisms living in and on healthy and diseased humans. Research for this grant involved studying the genes of over 730 subjects from the GEM Project. It was determined that the subjects in our study have the risk…

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