9:10 am – 9:30 am

Ulcerative Colitis

Learning Objectives

  • To be familiar with new ulcerative colitis studies presented at ECCO and DDW in 2024.
  • To understand the clinical implications of these abstracts in managing patients with UC.
Dr. Neeraj Narula MD, MPH, FRCPC

Director of the IBD Clinic, Hamilton Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Currently employed as an Associate Professor of Medicine at McMaster University and Staff Gastroenterologist at Hamilton Health Sciences, with a clinical and research focus in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)

  • Over 150 peer-reviewed publications and 4 book chapters
  • Over $3 million in research funding and grants
  • Awarded Meeting of the Minds Junior Investigator Award (2020) and Crohn’s and Colitis Rising Star Award (2019)
  • Advanced Training includes Present-Levison Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, NY) and Masters of Public Health at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health (Boston, MA)
  • Invited speaker at several international congresses including Digestive Diseases Week (American Gastroenterology Association), European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization Conference, United European Gastroenterology Week, and Ontario Association of Gastroenterology Annual Meetings
  • Leadership roles within several national organizations, including Past President of the Canadian IBD Research Consortium and Past Treasurer for the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology