Your Key to IBD at Mac Kids

Medical Students Training at McMaster

In October 2013, Pediatric GI hosted medical students from University of Toronto, Ottawa, Queens, McMaster and Dalhousie

Kids Dig Health Program

A research and education program for children and youth, their families and the professionals who care for them. KIDS DIG HEALTH informs and educates about nutrition, healthy active living and chronic GI diseases.


Your Key to IBD – Information about IBD and stories of young patients who haven’t let illness hold them back.

Upcoming Lectures

Dr. Nikhil Pai from Harvard University will present his research into the Relationship between the Microbiome and Childhood Obesity January 15 from 12-1 pm in the Farncombe Atrium – 3rd floor McMaster University Medical Ctre.

Staff Presentations

Dr. Mary Sherlock, Dr. Issenman and Dr. Elyanne Ratcliffe all presented Farncombe Family Digestive Disease Research Institute Lectures in October Dr. Bob Issenman spoke on Motivational Interviewing and the Office Approach to Overweight to the Ontario Medical Association Summit on Children’s Health


Unrestricted grant funding from JANSSEN, ABBVIE and FERRING has made Kids Dig Health programming possible.

We Welcome Your Support

Direct your donations to support research and programming for kids with nutritional and digestive problems. Send your donation to: Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Re: Pediatric Digestive Disease Fund, 3E Clinic, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5