Sharmeel K Wasan, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine

MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Sharmeel K Wasan, MD, FACG is a clinician-educator with an expertise in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University. She completed her clinical training at Boston Medical Center, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the University of Maryland. She received her BS in Biological Sciences and BA in Anthropology from Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA and received her MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. As the Gastroenterology Program Director at Boston Medical Center, she is actively involved in the training of fellows, residents, and medical students. Her current clinical and research interests include vaccination strategies, health care maintenance in patients with IBD, and educational strategies in endoscopy training and has received research and educational grants from BU and from industry supported funding.

Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program UL1
05/01/2008 - 04/30/2013 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: David M. Center, MD
NIH/National Center for Health Research Resources

Immunogenicity of herpes zoster subunit vaccine in Ulcerative Colitis patients treated with…
11/20/2018 - 11/20/2021 (PI)
Pfizer, Inc

A Phase 3, Multicenter, Open-Label Extension Trial of Oral RPC1063 as Therapy for Moderate to Sev…
09/22/2016 - 09/21/2020 (PI)
Celgene International II Sarl

Immunogenicity of Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B vaccines in Inflammatory Bowel Disease…
06/19/2017 - 06/19/2020 (PI)
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Entyvio (velolizumab) long-term safety study
04/12/2016 - 03/31/2020 (PI)
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial of Oral RPC1063 as Ind…
03/31/2016 - 03/31/2020 (PI)
Celgene International II Sarl

The Safety and Effectiveness of the VaricElla zosteR Vaccine (VERVE) in Anti-TNF Users
11/06/2017 - 03/31/2019 (PI)
Univ of Alabama NIH-NIAMS


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  1. Qazi T, Smith A, Alexander M, Hammer D, Wu T, Auerbach S, Noronha A, Wasan S, Jones E, Weinberg J, Farraye FA. Disparities in Objective Sleep Quality as Assessed Through Wrist Actigraphy in Minority Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2020 May 25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32448906
  2. Satyam VR, Li PH, Reich J, Qazi T, Noronha A, Wasan SK, Farraye FA. Safety of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 Oct; 65(10):2986-2991.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31897892
  3. Reich J, Wasan SK, Farraye FA. Vaccination and Health Maintenance Issues to Consider in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2017 Dec; 13(12):717-724.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29339947
  4. Caldera F, Wasan SK, Farraye FA, Hayney MS. Caution When Assessing Immunity to Varicella Through Antibody Testing in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 10; 23(10):E50-E51.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28906295
  5. Caldera F, Wasan SK, Farraye FA, Hayney MS. Caution When Assessing Immunity to Varicella Through Antibody Testing in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Aug 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28922256
  6. Zullow S, Wasan SK, Shah B, Farraye FA. Reply. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 11; 22(11):E44-E45.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27755275
  7. Reich J, Wasan S, Farraye FA. Vaccinating Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2016 Sep; 12(9):540-546.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27917091
  8. Wasan SK, Zullow S, Berg A, Cheifetz AS, Ganley-Leal L, Farraye FA. Herpes Zoster Vaccine Response in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients on Low-dose Immunosuppression. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 Jun; 22(6):1391-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27057679; DOI: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000000743;
  9. Reich JS, Farraye FA, Wasan SK. Preventative Care in the Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: What Is New? Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Aug; 61(8):2205-16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27061291; DOI: 10.1007/s10620-016-4146-x;
  10. Reich JS, Miller HL, Wasan SK, Noronha A, Ardagna E, Sullivan K, Jacobson B, Farraye FA. Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2015 Jun; 11(6):396-401.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27118933
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Gastrointestinal diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease
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