Professor of Medicine
University of Calgary CCC Chair in IBD Research
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Unit
Director, Gastrointestinal Research
Assistant Dean of MD Admissions
Undergraduate Medical Education
Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary
Dr. Panaccione is a Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Unit at the University of Calgary. He also serves as the Dean of MD Admissions and Director of the IBD Fellowship Program. He has been honoured with the Crohn’s Colitis Canada Endowed Research Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the University of Calgary.
He is the 2020 Crohn’s Colitis Canada Outstanding Physician of the Year and has been recently recognized as a 2020 Clarivate Research Scholar for being cited in the top 1% of researchers cited in the world. He has co-authored over 300 manuscripts, 7 book chapters including publications in prestigious journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, JAMA, Nature, and Annals of Internal Medicine.
He is a founding member of the Crohn’s Colitis Canada PACE initiative ( 5-million-dollar grant) and National IBD Lead on the Canada Institutes of Health (CIHR) SPOR IMAGINE grant (25 million dollars) Dr. Panaccione is the principal investigator on several studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of new agents in subjects Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. He is a recognized international authority on IBD therapeutics and has lectured extensively at national and international conferences on various topics in IBD.