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BSG Webinar: Reconfiguring our IBD services

BSG Webinar: Reconfiguring our IBD services

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This interactive webinar will focus on perspectives from the UK and Italy on IBD Management in the COVID and peri-COVID era, with discussions on service success stories and training.

Interactive sessions chaired by Dr Ayesha Akbar

IBD management – The view from Europe

Prof Silvio Danese, Director of the IBD Clinical and Research Unit, Humanitas, Italy

Professor Silvio Danese is the Head of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Research Unit in the division of gastroenterology at the Humanitas Research Hospital in Rozzano, Milan, Italy, as well as a Professor of gastroenterology at Hunimed in Milan, Italy. He is a reviewer for many journals and has previously served as an Associate Editor for the World Journal of Gastroenterology. He is a member of many organizations related to the IBD field, including the European Crohn´s and Colitis Organization (ECCO), which he has been President of since February 2018. Prof Danese has published more than 600 articles and also has more than 550 published abstracts and related presentations at both national and international meetings.

IBD management – The UK experience including impact on training

Chris Lamb, Clinical Intermediate Fellow and Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology.

Chris Lamb is an academic gastroenterologist working as an Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology at the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and a Clinical Intermediate Fellow at Newcastle University where he leads a mucosal immunology research programme. A former NIHR Clinical Lecturer and Wellcome Trust Clinical Fellow in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics he has a clinical and research specialist interest in inflammatory bowel disease therapeutics.  Chris is a member of the BSG IBD Section Committee, is lead author of the BSG guidelines for the management of inflammatory bowel disease in adults, and joint first author of the BSG guidance for the management of IBD during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Service recovery – How to keep our patients safe

Shahida Din, Consultant Gastroenterologist

Shahida Din is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh and a National Research Scotland Clinician leading clinical trials and a programme of work to improve the detection of colonic epithelial dysplasia/colorectal cancer in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases. In 2019, Shahida was jointly awarded a Helmsley Charitable Trust Grant to develop the Crohn’s Disease Gut Cell Atlas with her collaborators in Edinburgh and Cambridge. A current Lady Estelle Wolfson/Emerging Women Leader Fellow, Shahida is a member of the BSG IBD Committee, Gastroenterology speciality advisor to the RCPE and lead author of the adaptations of the BSG ASUC guidelines – RAND panel- during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Panel Q&A: Prof Silvio Danese, Ian Arnott, Christopher Lamb, Shahida Din

The webinar is free to all BSG members. You’ll need to log in to your member account to be able to book your ticket.

An application has been made to the RCP  for 1 category 1 (external) CPD credit.

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Date And Time

21-07-2020 @ 19:40 to
21-07-2020 @ 19:40


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