Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease. It causes irritation, inflammation, and ulcers in the lining of the large intestine.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Principle Investigator: Matthew Bohm, DO
Duration: All bio-specimen collections and chart reviews will continue until 2026
Patient Population: Any patient with either Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis
Study Intervention: Medical chart reviews and biological specimen collection.
Principle Investigator: Monika Fischer, MD
Duration: 12 months
Patient Population: Any patient with Ulcerative Colitis starting Tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for the first time as part of their standard treatment for UC.
Study Intervention: Medical chart review and e-mail patient questionnaires (Enrollment and participation is done via phone.)