New York Crohn’s and Colitis Organization


To further collaborative clinical and translational research opportunities among Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) clinicians in the New York Area   


To advance the care of IBD patients and nurture cooperation amongst IBD clinicians   


To mentor junior investigators and further promote their education in the field of IBD 



NYCCO Abstracts and Publications

Risk of New or Recurrent Cancer in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Previous Cancer Exposed to Immunosuppressive and Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Agents

Axelrad J, Bernheim O, Colombel JF, Malerba S, Ananthakrishnan A, Yajnik V, Hoffman G, Agrawal M, Lukin D, Desai A, McEachern E, Bosworth B, Scherl E, Reyes A, Zaidi H, Mudireddy P, DiCaprio D, Sultan K, Korelitz B, Wang E, Williams R, Chen L, Katz S, Itzkowitz S; New York Crohn's and Colitis Organization.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Jan;14(1):58-64.

Bariatric surgery is associated with increased risk of new-onset inflammatory bowel disease: case series and national database study

Ungaro R, Fausel R, Chang HL, Chang S, Chen LA, Nakad A, El Nawar A, Prytz Berset I, Axelrad J, Lawlor G, Atreja A, Roque Ramos L, Torres J, Colombel JF. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Mar 7.

Infliximab Re-introduction after Temporary Discontinuation: a multicentric survey

Leung G, Faleck D, Colombel JF, Dubinsky M, Berkowitz J, Sultan K, Axelrad J, Cohen M, Lawlor G, Agrawal M, Lukin D, Katz S, Chen LA.

Gastroenterol. 2017;152(5);S400.

Disability in IBD patients is Associated with Race, Ethnicity, and Socio-Economic Factors

Agrawal M, Cohen-Mekelburg S, Kayal M, Axelrad J, Galati J, Tricomi B, Kamal K, Tricomi B, Faye A, Abrudescu P, Scheri E, Lawlor G, Sultan K, Lukin D, Colombel JF, Ungaro R. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2019 Jan 20; 49(5):564-571

Hormone therapy for cancer is a risk for IBD reactivation

Axelrad J, Bazarbashi AN, Zhou J, Glass J, Agrawal M, Hong S, Lawlor G, Lichtiger S, Chang S, Colombel JF, Itzkowitz S.

Gastroenterol(supp). 2010. (In Press) 

NYCCO 2019 Symposium



Schedule of Meetings

NYU Translational Research Building
227 East 30th Street

March 19th, 2020 - Seminar Rm 120

May 14th, 2020 - Seminar Rm 120

July 16th, 2020 - Seminar Rm 120




New York Crohn’s and Colitis Organization (NYCCO)

338 Jericho Tpke PMB 107

Syosset, NY 11791​


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