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BSG 2016 prize winners

Friday, 01 July 2016 12:09

Highest ranking abstract: OC-057, presented by Subrata Ghosh during the BSG Plenary.

Gut prize for best basic science oral communication: OC-031, presented by Stephen Atkinson during the Liver Free Papers session.

Frontline Gastroenterology prize for the best patient benefit in gastroenterology oral communication: OC-038, presented by Louise Chung during the Gastroenterology Service Free Papers session.

BMJ Open Gastroenterology prize for the best clinical science oral communication: OC-017, presented by Philip Dunne during the Gastroduodenal Free Papers session

The following BSG 2016 delegates won prizes for their research POSTERS:

PTU-013 Endoscopy (Tuesday) Diana Yung
PTH-015 Endoscopy (Thursday, shared) Dai Samuel
PTH-041 Endoscopy (Thursday, shared) Shraddha Gulati
PTU-051 IBD (Tuesday) Chris Harrington
PWE-009 IBD (Wednesday) Christian Selinger
PTH-052 IBD (Thursday) Brihad Abhyankar
PTU-081 Liver (Tuesday) James Wadkin
PWE-046 Liver (Wednesday) Wei On
PTH-104 Liver (Thursday) Mathis Heydtmann
PTU-152 Gastroduodenal & Oesophageal (Tuesday) Kiran Altaf
PWE-076 Gastroduodenal (Wednesday) Gideon Lipman
PWE-139 Gastroenterology service (Wednesday) Matthew Edmondson
PTH-157 Gastroenterology service (Thursday) Sohail Rahmany
PWE-117 Colon & Anorectum Sabina Beg
PTH-129 Education & Training Vinay Sehgal
PTU-138 Neurogastroenterology Saad Qureshi
PTU-094 Nutrition Catherine Fennessy
PWE-155 Pancreas & Neuroendocrine Jennifer Campbell
PWE-059 Small bowel Nataniel Tan


The following BSG 2016 delegates won prizes for their research ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:

OC-043 Colon and Anorectum Tanya Monaghan
OC-013 Endoscopy Imdadur Rahman
OC-019 Gastroduodenal Jonathan White
OC-041 Service Claire Oldale
OC-080 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Tim Raine
OC-034 Liver Nikhil Vergis
OC-069 Neurogastroenterology Gehanjali Amarasinghe
OC-060 Nursing Kevin Mannix
OC-050 Oesophageal David Graham
OC-075 Pancreas and Neuroendocrine James Rees
OC-026 Small Bowel and Nutrition Imran Aziz

Conference Report: Improving Outcomes for Gastrointestinal Cancer in the UK

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 08:21

On 7 December 2015, the British Society of Gastroenterology and the Royal College of Physicians held a joint conference: GI cancer in the UK: can we do better? The meeting was timely as, although outcomes for patients with most gastrointestinal cancers in the UK have steadily improved in the past 10 years, survival figures remain substantially worse than in many other comparable nations.

An extensive write up of the meeting, covering screening, early diagnosis, specific tumour sites and the interface between primary and secondary care were covered by leading UK experts.

This has been published in Frontline Gastroenterology and can be access through the link below.

International Podcasts Pertaining to Gastroenterology

Friday, 20 May 2016 14:47

The education team here at the BSG has recently recommenced updating the podcast resources page.

Regular visits will ensure that you do not miss anything.

St Mark’s Postgraduate Gastroenterology Course 2017

Thursday, 21 April 2016 10:20

26th June to 7th July 2017

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify novel evidence-based therapeutics and current treatment options for the management of common digestive disorder in different disease settings
  • Manage acute emergencies in gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy
  • Relate the roles of multidisciplinary team in the management of cancer, IBD, intestinal failure and functional gut disorders

For further information, view the working programme for Gastroenterology PGTT 2016 Programme. This is a provisional programme, and may be subject to change.

If you have any questions, contact the Academic Institute on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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