Nik Ding is a gastroenterologist at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. He completed a PhD in therapeutic stratification of patients with inflammatory bowel disease at St Mark’s Hospital and Imperial College, London through the University of Melbourne.
He is the Principal investigator of Clinical trials for IBD at St Vincent’s Hospital and the lead for the National Bowel Cancer Program. His research focuses on translational aspects of metabolic profiling and bioinformatics for the discovery of biomarkers along with quality aspects of colonoscopy particularly focusing on the barriers to ensuring quality in colonoscopic evaluation.
He has completed a term on the European Crohn’s and Colitis committee in charge of research activities and is regularly invited to speak at international and national conferences. He is a committee member of the Australian IBD Association and the ANZ IBD Consortium representing St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne. His other interests include the co-founding of the Young-GESA group to bring together younger gastroenterologists and their peers in a supportive environment for education and mentorship. He has written and co-edited a textbook on "Biomarkers in Inflammatory Bowel Disease" and numerous book chapters and journal manuscripts. He is active in research supervising MD students and PhDs.
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Efficacy of Endoscopic Dilation of Gastroduodenal Crohn's Disease Strictures: A Systematic..
Validation of the 'United Registries for Clinical Assessment and Research' [UR-CARE], a Eu..
Editorial: anti-TNF therapy and myopenia in Crohn's diseaseanother step towards personalis..
The body composition profile is associated with response to anti-TNF therapy in Crohn's di..
Metabonomics and the gut microbiome associated with primary response to anti-TNF therapy i..
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Prevention of COVID-19 in patients with inflammatory bowel disease in Wuhan, China
Ping An, Mengyao Ji, Haixia Ren, Juan Su, Nik Sheng Ding, Jian Kang, Anning Yin, Qian Zhou, Linyong Shen, Liang Zhao, Xiaoda Jiang, Yong Xiao, Wei Tan, Xiaoguang Lv, Jiao Li, Shuzhong Liu, Jing Zhou, Hongbin Chen, Yaqing Xu, Jun Liu, et al.
Journal article | 2020 | The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Metabonomics and the gut microbiome associated with primary response to anti-TNF therapy in Crohn's disease.
NS Ding, JAK McDonald, A Perdones-Montero, Douglas N Rees, SO Adegbola, R Misra, P Hendy, L Penez, JR Marchesi, E Holmes, MH Sarafian, AL Hart
Journal article | 2020 | Journal of Crohn's and Colitis
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) therapy is indicated for treatment of moderate to severe inflammatory ..
Quantitative Phase Imaging Using Digital Holographic Microscopy Reliably Assesses Morphology and Reflects Elastic Properties of Fibrotic Intestinal Tissue
A Bokemeyer, PR Tepasse, L Quill, P Lenz, E Rijcken, M Vieth, N Ding, S Ketelhut, F Rieder, B Kemper, D Bettenworth
Journal article | 2019 | Scientific Reports
Efficacy of Endoscopic Dilation of Gastroduodenal Crohn's Disease Strictures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Individual Patient Data.
Dominik Bettenworth, Marcus M Mücke, Rocio Lopez, Amandeep Singh, Weiming Zhu, Feilong Guo, Toshiyuki Matsui, Theodore W James, Hans Herfarth, Martin Goetz, Ren Mao, Satya Kurada, Jochen Hampe, Katja Matthes, John Gásdal Karstensen, Piero V Valli, Marjolijn Duijvestein, Geert D'Haens, Vipul Jairath, Tian Bai Qiu, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Little is known about the effects of endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) for strictures of the upper gastrointest..
Clinical and financial impacts of introducing an endoscopic mucosal resection service for treatment of patients with large colonic polyps into a regional tertiary hospital
Thomas Worland, Oliver Cronin, Benjamin Harrison, Linda Alexander, Nik Ding, Alvin Ting, Stephanie Dimopoulos, Racheal Sykes, Sina Alexander
Journal article | 2019 | Endoscopy International Open
Background and study aims Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of large sessile or laterally spreading colonic lesions is a safe al..
Nurse-led, protocol-driven screening for hepatitis B virus before initiating biological therapy for chronic inflammatory disease is very effective
I Urbano, A Sim, S Oon, J Luong, F Lai, M Sullivan, P Foley, S Anderson, D Courtney, A Macdonald, T Samyue, S Fry, A Stanley, J Ding, W Connell, M Lust, J Schulberg, C Basnayake, M Kamm, E Flanagan, et al.
Conference Proceedings | 2019 | JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY
Validation of the 'United Registries for Clinical Assessment and Research' [UR-CARE], a European Online Registry for Clinical Care and Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Johan Burisch, Javier P Gisbert, Britta Siegmund, Dominik Bettenworth, Sandra Bohn Thomsen, Isabelle Cleynen, Anneline Cremer, Nik John Sheng Ding, Federica Furfaro, Michail Galanopoulos, Philip Christian Grunert, Jurij Hanzel, Tamara Knezevic Ivanovski, Eduards Krustins, Nurulamin Noor, Neil O'Morain, Iago Rodriguez-Lago, Michael Scharl, Julia Tua, Mathieu Uzzan, et al.
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Crohn's and Colitis
Quantitative phase microscopy for evaluation of intestinal inflammation and wound healing utilizing label-free biophysical markers.
Dominik Bettenworth, Arne Bokemeyer, Christopher Poremba, Nik Sheng Ding, Steffi Ketelhut, Philipp Lenz, Björn Kemper
Journal article | 2018 | Histology and Histopathology
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by a chronic relapsing di..
Long term outcomes of initial infliximab therapy for inflammatory pouch pathology: a multi-Centre retrospective study
Jonathan P Segal, Lawrence Penez, Soad Mohsen Elkady, Guy HT Worley, Simon D McLaughlin, Benjamin H Mullish, Mohammed N Quraishi, Nik S Ding, Tamara Glyn, Kesavan Kandiah, Mark A Samaan, Peter M Irving, Omar D Faiz, Susan K Clark, Ailsa L Hart
Journal article | 2018 | Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
Infliximab vs. adalimumab in Crohn's disease: results from 327 patients in an Australian and New Zealand observational cohort study.
JD Doecke, F Hartnell, P Bampton, S Bell, G Mahy, Z Grover, P Lewindon, LV Jones, K Sewell, K Krishnaprasad, R Prosser, D Marr, J Fischer, G R Thomas, JV Tehan, NS Ding, SE Cooke, K Moss, A Sechi, P De Cruz, et al.
Journal article | 2017 | Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
BACKGROUND: Maintenance anti-tumour necrosis factor-α (anti-TNFα) treatment for Crohn's disease is the standard of care for patien..
Liver stiffness plus platelet count can be used to exclude high-risk oesophageal varices
Nik S Ding, Nguyen Tin, David M Iser, Thai Hong, Emma Flanagan, Avelyn Wong, Lauren Luiz, Jonathan YC Tan, James Fulforth, Jacinta Holmes, Marno Ryan, Sally J Bell, Paul V Desmond, Stuart K Roberts, John Lubel, William Kemp, Alexander J Thompson
Journal article | 2016 | Liver International
Systematic review: predicting and optimising response to anti-TNF therapy in Crohn's disease - algorithm for practical management
NS Ding, A Hart, P De Cruz
Journal article | 2016 | Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
BACKGROUND: Nonresponse and loss of response to anti-TNF therapies in Crohn's disease represent significant clinical problems for ..
Prospective population-based cohort of inflammatory bowel disease in the biologics era: Disease course and predictors of severity
Olga Niewiadomski, Corrie Studd, Chris Hair, Jarrad Wilson, Nik S Ding, Neel Heerasing, Alvin Ting, John McNeill, Ross Knight, John Santamaria, Emily Prewett, Paul Dabkowski, Damian Dowling, Sina Alexander, Ben Allen, Benjamin Popp, William Connell, Paul Desmond, Sally Bell
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The First Prospective Australian Population-Based Study of Newly Diagnosed IBD Identifies Frequent Use of Immunomodulators, Low Surgery Rates and High Cost From Medications and Investigations
Olga Niewiadomski, Corrie Studd, Chris Hair Jarrad Wilson, Nik S Ding, Neel Heerasing, Alvin Y Ting, Ross E Knight, John D Santamaria, Emily Prewett, Paul Dabkowski, Sina Alexander, Damian Dowling, Ben Allen, Benjamin Popp, George Alex, Anthony G Catto-Smith, John McNeil, William Connell, Paul V Desmond, Sally Bell
Conference Proceedings | 2015 | GASTROENTEROLOGY
A simple clinical rule based on liver stiffness measurement and platelet count can be used to exclude the presence of clinically significant portal hypertension
NS Ding, E Flanagan, T Nguyen, DM Iser, T Hong, L Luiz, M Ryan, SJ Bell, PV Desmond, AJ Thompson
Journal article | 2013 | Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Natural History of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in an Australian Based Community Cohort: Investigating Predictors of Severe Disease and Risk of Complications
Olga Niewiadomski, Nik S Ding, Ross E Knight, Paul Dabkowski, Christopjher S Hair, Emily Prewett, Sina Alexander, Damian Dowling, Benjamin Popp, John McNeil, Jarrad Wilson, Corrie Studd, Paul Desmond, William Connell, Sally Bell
Conference Proceedings | 2013 | GASTROENTEROLOGY
Gastroduodenal outlet obstruction and palliative self-expandable metal stenting: a dual-centre experience.
Nik S Ding, Sina Alexander, Michael P Swan, Christopher Hair, Patrick Wilson, Emma Clarebrough, David Devonshire
Journal article | 2013 | Journal of Oncology
Background. Self-expandable metal stents (SEMs) are increasingly being utilised instead of invasive surgery for the palliation of ..
Hepatitis C virus treatment in the 'real world': how well do 'real' patients respond?
Alvin Y Ting, N Deborah Friedman, Joanne Green, Shiny Stephen, Hanna Weber, Susan E Streat, Melissa J Heath, Margaret M Wardrop, Nik Sheng John Ding, Lauren Beswick, Jonathan Watson
Conference Proceedings | 2012 | JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY
Clinical outcomes after self-expanding metal stent placement for malignant gastric outlet obstruction: a multi-centre Australian experience
Nik S Ding, Christopher Hair, Sina Alexander, Alvin Y Ting, Emma Clarebrough, Michael Swan, Patrick Wilson, David Devonshire
Conference Proceedings | 2012 | JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY
Medicine - St Vincent'S Hospital
University of Melbourne
Royal College of Physicians
Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery
University of Western Australia