Imperial College London

Dr Nik Ding

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Honorary Clinical Lecturer







Northwick ParkNorthwick Park and St Marks Site





Research projects spanning IBD and hepatology

Reviewer for peer-review journal


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·       Ding NS, Hart A, De Cruz P. Systematic review: predicting and optimising response to anti-TNF therapy in Crohn's disease - algorithm for practical management. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Jan;43(1):30–51. 

·       Singh, S. Ding NS, Loftus EV et al. Systematic review with meta-analysis: faecal diversion for management of perianal Crohn's disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther (2015). doi:10.1111/apt.13356 

·       Singh S, Ding NS. Letter: faecal diversion for severe perianal Crohn“s disease - practical issues. Authors” reply. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Nov;42(10):1237.

·      Relapse after withdrawal from anti-TNF therapy for inflammatory bowel disease: an observational study, systematic review and meta-analysis. (under review APT) 

·      Book chapter: THE HUMAN MICROBIOTA AND CHRONIC DISEASE- DYSBIOSES AS A CAUSE OF HUMAN PATHOLOGY - Wiley Blackwell. Editor: Luigi Nibali and Brian Henderson. Chapter 20: Inflammatory bowel disease and the gut microbiome Dr Nik Ding, Dr Ailsa Hart).

·      Ding NS, Nguyen T, Iser DM, Hong T, Flanagan E, Wong A, et al. Liver stiffness plus platelet count can be used to exclude high-risk oesophageal varices. Liver Int. 2015 Jul.  

·       Prospective Population Based Cohort of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Biologics era - Disease Course and Predictors of Severity. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Apr 13. doi: 10.1111/jgh.12967 Niewiadomski O, Studd C, Hair C, Wilson J, Ding NS, Heerasing N , Ting A , McNeill J, Knight R , Prewett E, Dabkowski P, Dowling D, Alexander S, Allen B, Popp B, Desmond P, Connell W and Bell S.  

Gastroduodenal outlet obstruction and palliative self-expandable metal stenting: a dual-centre experience.Ding NS1, Alexander S, Swan MP, Hair C, Wilson P, Clarebrough E, Devonshire D. J Oncol. 2013;2013:167851. doi: 10.1155/2013/167851. Epub 2013 Nov

Rothia aeria mitral valve endocarditis complicated by multiple mycotic aneurysms: laboratory identification expedited using MALDI-TOF MS. Crowe A, Ding NS, Yong E, Sheorey H, Waters MJ, Daffy J . Infection. 2014 Apr;42(2):419-23.

Retrieval of a bread bag clip from the duodenum.Ding NS1, Ting AY, Loh D, Leong M, Hair C. Endoscopy. 2013;45 Suppl 2 UCTN:E309-10. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1325975. Epub 2013 Sep 5.

Education and Imaging. Gastrointestinal: symptomatic bronchial aspiration of capsule endoscope - a significant complication.Ding NS1, Hair C, De Cruz P, Watson J. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 May;28(5):761. doi: 10.1111/jgh.12173.

Androgenic-anabolic steroid drug-induced liver injury.Ding NS, De Cruz P, Lim L, Thompson A, Desmond P. Intern Med J. 2013 Feb;43(2):215-6. doi: 10.1111/imj.12054.

Grants and Scholarships

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European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation Fellowship

St Mark's Foundation Academic Grant