Cambridge University

General information

The University is one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centres, and a self-governed community of scholars. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement is known worldwide and reflects the intellectual achievement of its students, as well as the world-class original research carried out by the staff of the University and the Colleges.

Research focus /
Clinical expertise/
Key personnel

Prof. Miles Parkes is a professor of Immunology and Director of the Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre. His research group is interested in the molecular genetics of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.


UCAM will serve as the clinical data centre for IDEA-FAST, facilitate study management and support data processing and analysis. In parallel, a patient-facing data portal will be constructed, allowing patients to enter data directly as appropriate.

UCAM will also provide expertise in the measurement of depression, anxiety and other behavioural symptoms in people with IBD and other chronic inflammatory disease

Feasibility study recruitment

Clinical validation study recruitment

Target recruitment:

• Inflammatory Bowel Disease – 50

Contact details

If you’re interested in participating in the IDEA-FAST Clinical Observation Study, feel free to contact us for further information through the IDEA-FAST website.