Spurred by their son’s struggle with Crohn’s disease, Eli and Edythe Broad invested more than $43 million to fund innovative, early-stage research into inflammatory bowel disease. Today, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America administers the Broad Medical Research Program, which supports scientists around the world searching for a treatment and cure of the debilitating intestinal disorder.

1.4 million

Americans with IBD


scientists supported

$44 million

total investment by
The Broad Foundation

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