Welcome to the website of the Belgian IBD Research and Development group (BIRD). BIRD is the official representation of all healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses and researchers that are involved in the care for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). We collaborate closely with patient organizations and interact with our partners and the regulatory authorities. On this website you will find all ongoing projects, educational materials, and BIRD events.

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BIRD Mission

The primary goals of of BIRD are to stimulate reserach in IBD and optimize management of IBD patients.

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BIRD aims to stimulate research in the field of IBD by conducting non-commercial multicenter epidemiological and clinical studies on treatment strategies and quality of care.

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BIRD aims to improve the clinicial and scientific knowledge of IBD amongst various stakeholders.

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Annual Congress

BIRD organizes an annual 2-day Congress to encourage education and interaction amongst various IBD interests in Belgium.

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