Thomas Bird Honorary Consultant Hepatologist, University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

We are pleased to announce that the our 2019 candidate for the UEG Rising Stars Award, Dr Thomas Bird, has been successful in his nomination!

Every year, the UEG National Societies Committee and the UEG Scientific Committee jointly select 6-8 clinical scientists as 'UEG Rising Stars'. The selection is based on a track record of international quality research and on scientific independence. This initiative provides a durable platform for these young researchers to further improve and progress in their professional careers.


UEG Rising Stars 2019:
(in alphabetic order)
Tom Bird, United Kingdom
Johan Burisch, Denmark
Sarwa Darwish Murad, Netherlands
Ihsan Ekin Demir, Germany
Sheraz Markar, United Kingdom
Jean Charles Nault, France
María Jesús Perugorria, Spain
Thomas Reiberger, Austria

UEG Week 2019 will take place in Barcelona, Spain from October 19-23, 2019.