Mira Research

The IMPACT-III Questionnaire: A valid Measure of Health-Related Quality of Life in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Working Group on Quality of Life Represented by Anthony Otley, MD, MSc, FRCPC Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada Contact: impact@iwk.nshealth.ca IMPACT-III is a valid health-related quality of life questionnaire for pediatric patients who have an... + read more
Burden of Care
Burden and variation of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease in Canada: a population-based study Site Principal Investigator:  Anthony Otley, MD, MSc, FRCPC  Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada Lead Investigator:   Eric I. Benchimol, MD, PhD, FRCPC   Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and... + read more
Image Kids
The ImageKids study: Developing the pediatric MR Enterography-based Damage Index in Crohn’s disease (pMEDIC) and the Pediatric Inflammatory Crohn’s MRE Index (PICMI) Site Principal Investigators: Anthony Otley, MD, MSc, FRCPC Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University Kathleen O’Brien, MD,... + read more
The CDED Study
Comparison of Partial Enteral Nutrition (Modulen) with a Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet (CDED) to Exclusive Enteral Nutrition (Modulen) for Treatment of Pediatric Crohn's Disease. A prospective randomized controlled trial. Sponsor: Funding provided by Research Services, IWK Health Centre and Department of... + read more
RISK
Risk Stratification and Identification of Immunogenetic and Microbial Markers of Rapid Disease Progression in Children with Crohn’s Disease Site Principal Investigator Anthony Otley, MD, MSc, FRCPC   Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics    IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University Sponsor: Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America Purpose:... + read more
MIRA
Maritimes IBD research association database (MIRA) Principle Investigator: Dr. Johan Van Limbergen IWK Health Centre Pediatrics, Gastroenterology Division Study sponsor: Principle Investigator IWK Health Centre, startup funds New IWK Clinician Scientist gastroenterologist Purpose: To establish an across-the-ages database that will offer the opportunity to evaluate the long-term impact... + read more