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Tackling chronic inflammatory bowel disease

Towards a better treatment

In the Netherlands a thousand people per year get Crohn’s disease. It’s a chronic and painful inflammation of the intestines. Gijs van den Brink, gastrointestinal physician at the Academic Medical Centre, looks for ways to slow down this incurable disease. An effective treatment would be a crown on his work.


<p>Produced by Fast Facts<br />
With the support of The Young Academy and Gijs van den Brink<br />
Thanks to Iris Koopmans, The Young Academy Office, Academic Medical Centre (AMC), Department of Gastroenterology, Research Group Experimental Gastroenterology<br />
Made by: Moira van Dijk 2012<br />
In cooperation with<br />
Camera &amp; editing: Wouter Boes<br />
Music: Daan van West<br />
Graphic design: SproetS</p>