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Research Committee

The purpose of the BSG Research Committee is to stimulate the quantity and quality of basic, translational and clinical gastrointestinal and liver research conducted in the United Kingdom, with particular reference to clinical research and widespread involvement of Society members.

Any member interested in becoming involved in research should contact a member of the Committee.

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Elected and Appointed Committee Members

Prof Ramesh Arasaradnam OBE

Appointed Chair, Research Committee
Term of Office to Jan 2022

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Dr Vikram Mitra

Pancreas CRG Lead, Research Committee
Term of Office to June 2022

Committee Member, Pancreatic Committee
Term of Office to June 2021

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Professor Colin Rees

Endoscopy CRG Lead, Research Committee

Ex Officio - EQIP Lead, Endoscopy Committee

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Dr Charlie Lees

IBD CRG Lead, Research Committee
Term of Office to June 2021

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Dr Ian Rowe

Liver CRG Lead, Research Committee
Term of Office to June 2021

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Dr Abdullah Abbasi

Trainee Rep, Research Committee
Term of Office to June 2023

Elected Member - West Midlands, Trainee Committee
Term of Office to Jan 2023

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Dr Manuela Volta

GUTS UK Rep, Research Committee

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Dr Jon Rhodes

GUTS UK Medical Chair, Research Committee

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Ms Julie Harrington

CEO of GUTS UK, Research Committee

Shellie Radford

Ms Shellie Jean Radford

Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS trust, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

Elected Treasurer, Research Rep & Social Media Rep, Nurses Association Committee
Term of Office to June 2022

Nurses Association Rep, IBD Committee

Nurses Association Rep, Research Committee
Term of Office to June 2022

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Prof Laurence Lovat

AI Focus Group Lead, Research Committee
Term of Office to June 2023

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Prof Julian Marchesi

GMFH focus group chair, Research Committee

Dr Stuart McPherson

BSG Senior Secretary
Term of Office to June 2021

Senior Secretary, International Committee

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Prof Mark Hull

NIHR Gastroenterology Specialty Group Chair, Research Committee

Elected Council
2017 - 2020

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Prof William Rosenberg

NIHR Hepatology Specialty Group Chair, Research Committee

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Prof Barry Campbell

Scientists Rep, Education Committee
Term of Office to Oct 2021

Scientists in Gastroenterology Rep, Research Committee

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Dr Karen Kemp

Nurse Rep, Research Committee

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Dr Sami Sarmed

Oesophageal Rep, Research Committee

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Dr Rebecca Jones

TBC, Research Committee

Ex-Officio Member - BASL Rep, Liver Committee

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Dr Dhiraj Tripathi

Liver Committee
Term of Office to Oct 2021

TBC, Research Committee

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Prof Alex Ford

TBC, Research Committee

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Dr Naila Arebi

Chair, AYP Committee
Term of Office to June 2024

AYP Section Rep, Research Committee

AYP Rep, Education Committee
Term of Office to June 2024

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Dr Matt Banks

Endoscopy Section Rep, Clinical Services & Standards Committee
Term of Office to 2020

TBC, Research Committee

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Dr Danielle Morris

Elected Secretary, Oesophageal Committee
Term of Office to June 2021

TBC, Research Committee

Demographics & Workforce, SWiG Committee
Term of Office to Jan 2022

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Dr Shaji Sebastian

Elected Secretary, International Committee
Term of Office to Oct 2023

TBC, Research Committee

Elected Member, IBD Committee
Term of Office to June 2021

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Dr Morgan Moorghen

TBC, Research Committee

Elected Member, Pathology Committee
Term of Office to Jan 2022

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Dr Richard Aspinall

TBC, Research Committee

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Dr Ian Beales

Elected Chair, Gastroduodenal Committee
Term of Office to 2023

GDS Rep, Education Committee
Term of Office to Sep 2021

Gastroduodenal Committee Rep, Clinical Services & Standards Committee
Term of Office to Nov 2021

Endoscopy Lead, Training Committee

TBC, Research Committee
Term of Office to June 2021

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Dr Jeremy Nightingale

Committee Member & BIFA to BSG, Small Bowel & Nutrition Committee
Term of Office to June 2021

TBC, Research Committee

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Dr Kevin Monahan

Elected Chair, Colorectal Committee
Term of Office to Jan 2022

TBC, Research Committee
Term of Office to June 2022

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Dr Omer Ahmad

TBC, Research Committee

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Prof Simon Leedham

TBC, Research Committee

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Prof John Dillon

Elected Member, Liver Committee
Term of Office to Jan 2023

Liver Committee Rep, Research Committee
Term of Office to June 2023

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Ex Officio and Observing Members

Dr Alastair McKinlay

BSG President
Term of Office to June 2022

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Dr Stuart McPherson

BSG Senior Secretary
Term of Office to June 2021

Senior Secretary, International Committee

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Dr Jeremy Nightingale

Committee Member & BIFA to BSG, Small Bowel & Nutrition Committee
Term of Office to June 2021

TBC, Research Committee

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Upcoming Meetings

Most committee meetings are open to the wider membership.

If you wish to attend or would like to find out more, please email Section Committee Services Support