Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center

The Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center is committed to the study of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Our team of physicians and specialists work together to focus on improving the quality of life for patients by participating in cutting-edge national research.

Learn More About IBD

Our research goals in both clinical trials and basic science are focused on finding new therapies to improve the health of patients with IBD and discovering the possible genetic causes and treatment alternatives for the disease.

Learn more about clinical studies.

Learn more about basic science research.

Walter Koltun, MD, is Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center.

Read more about Dr. Koltun here.

Gregory Yochum, PhD, is IBD Research Lab Director.

Read more about Dr. Yochum here.

Contact Us

To speak to someone about IBD research, please call 717-531-3998 or email HersheyIBD@hmc.psu.edu.