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IBD Investigators Day

The BSG Annual Investigators Day took place on Friday 20th November 14:00-17:00 on Microsoft Teams.

It featured panel sessions discussing the impact of COVID-19 on IBD Research, and on current and future research projects, as well as facilitated discussions.

An overview of the different sessions is outlined below:

Covid-19 and IBD – Dr Charlie Lees and
Professor Ailsa Hart

  • Introduction: What is currently known
  • PREPARE & PROTECT IBD results – Professor Shaji Sebastian
  • OPENSAFELY results – Professor Nick Kennedy
  • CLARITY – Dr Tariq Ahmad
  • Update on COVID vaccine studies – Dr Nick Powell

Current and Future IBD studies – Professor Shaji Sebastian and Professor James Lindsay

  • Introduction: Impact of COVID on current activities and update – Dr Tim Raine
  • Bioresource next steps & stage 2 studies – Dr Miles Parkes
  • IBD Boost – Professor Christine Norton
  • STOP-COLITIS – Dr Tariq Iqbal
  • IBD response – Dr Chris Lamb
  • Round up of other IBD studies

You can view the video recording for the BSG IBD Nurses Meeting here, which took place prior to this event, between 13:00 and 13:45.


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