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Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Nigil Haroon “John B. Winfield Visiting Scholar” presents: “The New Age of Spondyloarthritis Care: Unpacking Two Decades of Transformation in Ancient Disease”

October 12, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr Nigil Haroon is a world-renowned rheumatologist and clinical immunologist located in Toronto, Canada. He is a Clinician Scientist at the University Health Network, the largest research hospital in Canada with over 17,000 active staff members (ranked top 5 in the world). He is an associate professor of medicine and rheumatology at the University of Toronto and a senior scientist at the Krembil Research Institute.

His current leadership positions include

  1. Head, Division of Rheumatology, University Health Network and Sinai Health, Toronto
  2. President, Canadian Rheumatology Association
  3. Treasurer, Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network (SPARTAN)

He is qualified in Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology and has a PhD in Functional Genomics and Immunology. He completed an MBA in Health and Life Sciences from the prestigious Rotman School of Business.

His area of research includes predicting radiographic progression, identifying novel therapeutic targets and understanding the immunology and genetic basis of ankylosing spondylitis. He is well-funded and has over 100 high-impact publications in this area. Dr Haroon is a Vanier Scholar and has won several awards, including the Jane Bruckel Award of the Spondylitis Association of America.


October 12, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium
Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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