To provide Canadians with quality patient health information on all areas of the gastrointestinal tract via pamphlets, Inside Tract newsletter, website, and other avenues.
To provide patients with additional resources for the recovery process through educational events, support groups, and advocacy.
To fund gastrointestinal medical research at UBC and its teaching hospitals.
About THE CANADIAN SOCIETY OF INTESTINAL RESEARCH
The Canadian Society of Intestinal Research (CSIR) is a registered non-profit organization. Established on October 18, 1976, CSIR is dedicated to increasing public awareness, providing patient educational materials, and funding medical research regarding a broad range of gastrointestinal diseases and disorders.
Some of the diseases and disorders we cover are: Celiac Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Diverticular Disease, Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Hemorrhoids, Hiatus Hernia, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Intestinal Gas, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Liver Disease, Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia, Pancreatitis, Ulcer Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Ulcerative Proctitis.