The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust awarded nearly $4.7 million to fund three studies designed to explore dietary interventions for Crohn’s disease, according to a press release.

“Previous studies strongly suggest that dietary interventions may be beneficial in Crohn’s disease, but clear evidence-based recommendations are lacking,” Paul Scholl, program director of the Helmsley Charitable Trust Crohn’s disease program, said in the release. “By directly evaluating the effects of specific dietary regimens in preventing and treating Crohn’s

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