Join Scientific Leaders in Moving IBD Research Forward

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation’s annual Innovations Symposium will be held on July 24–25, 2017, in San Francisco and will have a broad focus on early onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Created by the Foundation in 2012, this annual event brings together researchers, trainees and clinicians to encourage dialogue and build bridges that enhance IBD research.

Attendees Share What Makes the Symposium Unique

“The meeting spanned the translation spectrum, covering everything from basic science to clinical applications to improve IBD treatment. The networking opportunities have already led to potential future collaborations.”– Kevin Whelan, PhD, King’s College London


  • Save on registration with our special $125 early bird rate until May 1, 2017
  • Present your work in a poster session. Abstracts are due March 31, 2017
  • Students and postdocs can apply for up to $1,000 in travel awards

Early Bird Discount Until May 1, 2017

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Martin J. Blaser, MD

New York University School of Medicine

Tejal Desai, PhD

University of California, San Francisco

Marla Dubinsky, MD

Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

Christoph Klein, MD, PhD

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ian Sanderson, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH

Queen Mary University of London

Nora Yang, PhD

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH

Grantee Speakers

Learn more about Kenneth Rainin Foundation Grantee Speakers

For questions about the Symposium, please contact Pamela Bentley.

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