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    • KEYNOTE SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIESDr Jervoise Andreyev, MRCP PhDChelsea & Westminster Hospital, LondonDr Jervoise Andreyev read Arabic at Cambridge and then worked in the City before switching to medicine.He was student at the London Hospital in Whitechapel, and completed his PhD at the Institute of CancerResearch. His registrar training was at St Mark’s and then in West London.In 2000, he was appointed senior lecturer at Imperial and consultant gastroenterologist at the Chelsea andWestminster Hospital. In 2006, he was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist in Pelvic Radiation Diseaseat the Royal Marsden Hospital.He runs an active research group with a particular interest in the prevention of radiotherapy induced bowelinjury and development of new treatments. He is probably the only gastroenterologist worldwide appointedto treat patients with radiation injury and remains baffled as to why the fascinating gastrointestinal problemsof patients cured of their cancer but left with often desperately debilitating symptoms receives such shortshrift from oncologists and gastroenterologists alike. Progressive small vessel ischaemia and subsequentfibrosis within the gastrointestinal tract is the cause for most radiation-induced symptoms and has much toteach us about disease processes in other gastrointestinal conditions.Dr Stephen B Hanauer, MDThe University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, USADr Hanauer is Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology and Director of the Section ofGastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at The University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago,Illinois. He is also Director of the Logan Center for Gastrointestinal Research and Co-Director of theInflammatory Bowel Disease Research Center at The University of Chicago. Dr Hanauer received hisbachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and his doctorate of medicine,with honors, from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed his internship and residency ininternal medicine, as well as his fellowship in gastroenterology, at The University of Chicago. Dr Hanaueris board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicineand the American Board of Gastroenterology, respectively.In connection with the American Gastroenterological Association, he served as chair for the Inflammation,Immunology, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Section, subsequently also serving as Councilor for ClinicalResearch on the governing board and as chair of the Clinical Practice Section. He is the recipient of boththe AGA/Miles and Shirley Fiterman Foundation Clinical Research in Gastroenterology Award and theJanssen Award for Clinical Excellence.Dr Hanauer has authored or co-authored hundreds of peer-reviewed journal articles, books and bookchapters, abstracts, monographs, and editorials. He also designed and maintains a 6,000-patient database forthe Inflammatory Bowel Disease Registry. Dr Hanauer is Editor-in-Chief of Nature Clinical PracticeGastroenterology & Hepatology and serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals, including theAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology, the American Journal of Medicine, and Inflammatory BowelDiseases. He is the outgoing chairman of the International Organization for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 1
    • Dr Christopher J HawkeyNottingham UniversityDr Christopher Hawkey is Professor of Gastroenterology at Nottingham University and Co-director ofNottingham University’s Institute of Clinical Research, and President Elect of the British Society ofGastroenterology 2009.He was educated in Oxford and trained at the Middlesex Hospital, London. He has worked at The CentralMiddlesex Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital, and Brompton Hospital (all in London), the RadcliffeInfirmary, Oxford, and the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham.Dr Hawkey’s research interests include peptic ulcer disease caused by NSAIDs and Helicobacter pylori andinflammation bowel disease. As Co-director of the Institute of Clinical Research, he encourages researchcollaborations, especially those that capitalise upon Nottingham’s particular skills in clinical trialsorganisation, epidemiology with large databases and translational and integrative human research.Professor Glyn G JamiesonUniversity of Adelaide, AustraliaProfessor Jamieson graduated in Medicine at the University of Adelaide in 1966, and obtained hisAustralasian Fellowship in the College of Surgeons in 1971. He then undertook further training in theUnited Kingdom at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospitals in 1971, and at the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh in1972. Following this, he continued his surgical training in the United States of America at the University ofRochester in 1973, and Duke University in 1974.He returned to Adelaide as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery in 1975 and was appointed to theDorothy Mortlock Chair in Surgery at the University of Adelaide in 1982, which position he has held to thepresent.His clinical and research interest are concentrated in the area of upper gastrointestinal surgery, with specificinterests in upper gastrointestinal motility and surgery of the oesophagus.He is married with four children and has outside interests in music, wine and old English glass (collects theglass to drink the wine while listening to the music). He has a small farm, on which he developed avineyard, and has undertaken a degree in winemaking.Dr Gerald T KeuschBoston University, USADr Gerald T Keusch is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Medical School, and trained ininternal medicine and infectious diseases. His academic career has focused on the pathogenesis of intestinalinfections, and he is the author of over 300 publications.He is currently Associate Provost for Global Health and Director of the Global Health Initiative at BostonUniversity. Prior to this appointment he was Associate Director for International Research and Director ofthe Fogarty International Center at the US National Institutes of Health. 2
    • Professor Günter KlöppelUniversity of Kiel, GermanyGünter Klöppel was born on 22 April 1943 in Darmstadt, Germany. He graduated from the Medical Schoolof the University of Hamburg in 1967. From 1970 to 1987 he worked at the Department of Pathology,University of Hamburg, where he trained and specialized in pathology, became a docent and finally anassociate professor.From 1987 until 1995 he led the Department of Pathology of the Academic Hospital Jette, Free Universityof Brussels. Since September he has been Head of the Department of Pathology of the University of Kiel,Germany. Currently he is chairman of the Center of Clinicotheoretical Departments of the Schleswig-Holstein University Hospitals, Campus Kiel.Professor Klöppel was Secretary (1992-98) and later President (2001-02) of the German Society ofPathology. He was President of the Endocrine Pathology Society (1999-2000) and President of theEuropean Society of Pathology (ESP). Currently he is chairman of the Advisory Board of the ESP. He isHonorary Member of the Spanish Society of Pathology and the Belgian Society of Gastroenterology.His principal research interests are in the tumor biology and pathology of the gastroenteropancreaticneuroendocrine system and the exocrine pancreas.Mr. Roger J Leicester OBE MB FRCSSt. George’s Hospital, LondonRoger Leicester is currently Director of Endoscopy Services and the SW London Bowel Cancer ScreeningCentre at St. George’s Hospital, London. Having graduated from St. Mary’s Hospital, London in 1971 heunderwent his surgical training in the Royal Navy, Basingstoke and St. Mark’s, resigning his post asProfessor of Surgery to move to St. George’s in 1991.He has served on BSG Council and as a member of the Endoscopy committee and was Secretary of theBSG from 1985-1989; following which he chaired the Audit Committee for 11 years and was instrumentalin setting up JAG. During his tenure on the Audit Committee, he coordinated three major regionalendoscopy audits, OGD, Colonoscopy and Acute Upper GI bleeding.Armed with the evidence from the audits, he pursued his goal of improving endoscopy standards byresigning half of his NHS sessions to set up a national endoscopy training programme via the EducationDepartment at the Royal College of Surgeons, funded by charity and industry. This laid the foundation forthe National Endoscopy Training Programme which is now a mandatory part of training all endoscopists. Inaddition to the UK, he has set up endoscopy and endoscopy nurse training programmes in the Middle andFar East and has worked through OMGE and OMED to improve standards and training throughout theworld.He has produced over 50 publications and 200 presentations ranging from combat surgery and design ofhospital ships to colorectal disease and endoscopy. His current research programme is directed towardsidentifying genetic risk factors for colorectal cancer and chemoprevention, using natural products. 3
    • Professor Chris MulderUniversity Medical Center, Amsterdam, NetherlandsProfessor Chris Mulder is currently working as a Gastroenterologist at the University Medical Center,Amsterdam. Chris started his career studying medicine and from 1983 he worked as an internist in the areaof hematology under Professor Dr Veltkamp in Leiden until 1984. He moved on changing his focus onGastroenterology with Prof. Dr. Tytgat, AMC Amsterdam and from 1989 to 2003 he worked as agastroenterologist at the Ziekenhuis Rijnstate in Arnheim before he moved to Amsterdam.Professor Mulder has an honorary professorship GE at “Universitas Iulia Hatieganu” Cluj-Napoca and is anhonorary member of the South African Gastroenterology Society. Furthermore he belongs to several otherscientific societies.R. Balfour Sartor, MDMidgette Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and ImmunologyUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USADr Sartor graduated from Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia and Baylor College ofMedicine, Houston, Texas with honors and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Baylor andGastroenterology fellowship at the University of North Carolina. He has been a faculty member at UNCsince fellowship, where he is now the Midgette Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology andImmunology and Co-Chief (Research) of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division, Director of theMultidisciplinary IBD Center and Director of the National Gnotobiotic Rodent Resource Center.Dr Sartor studies the pathogenesis of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and translating this basic scienceknowledge into improved diagnosis and treatment. His basic research investigates the role of commensalintestinal bacteria in the induction, perpetuation, prevention and treatment of immune-mediated intestinalinflammation. He has demonstrated that commensal bacteria are essential for chronic, immune-mediatedintestinal inflammation in a bacterial and host-specific manner. His clinical research investigatesantibiotics, probiotics and prebiotics in IBD.Dr Sartor has been one of the Best Doctors in America for the past 9 years. He has published over 250peer-reviewed research articles, reviews, editorials and chapters and has edited 5 books, including Kirsner’sInflammatory Bowel Diseases, 6th edition with Bill Sandborn.Professor Nicholas J. Talley, MD, PhDMayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, USANick Talley, MD, PhD, is the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic inJacksonville, Florida. He holds the rank of Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.He also holds the rank of Professor of Epidemiology. Dr. Talley has joint appointments in the Divisions ofGastroenterology & Hepatology and Epidemiology in Mayo Clinic Rochester and Mayo ClinicJacksonville. He was formerly Director of the Motility Interest Group in the Division of Gastroenterology& Hepatology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and before that was the Foundation Professor ofMedicine, Nepean Hospital and the University of Sydney.Dr Talley is currently editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Gastroenterology and serves on a numberof prominent editorial boards. He is a founding member of the Rome Foundation, a past President of the 4
    • Functional Brain-Gut Research Group, was a counselor in the American Gastroenterology AssociationMotility Section, and serves as a member of the Board of the American College of Gastroenterology.Dr Talley has a major interest in medical education. His popular student textbook, “Clinical Examination: ASystematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis”, is in its 5th edition and is distributed worldwide.Dr Talley’s research is primarily focused on functional disorders, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal refluxdisease, Helicobacter pylori and eosinophilic disorders of the gut. He has recently described with his teamthe description of a new disease entity, eosinophilic duodenitis, linked to functional dyspepsia. His grouphas also documented a genetic component in upper and lower functional bowel diseases. He has publishedover 500 original and review articles in the peer-reviewed literature, and he is considered one of the leadingauthorities in clinical research on the stomach. He currently has support from the NIH as PrincipalInvestigator evaluating the pathophysiology and pharmacogenomics of antidepressant therapy in functionaldyspepsia.Professor R. Balfour Sartor, M.D.Midgette Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and ImmunologyUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USADr Sartor graduated from Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia and Baylor College ofMedicine, Houston, Texas with honors and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Baylor andGastroenterology fellowship at the University of North Carolina. He has been a faculty member at UNCsince fellowship, where he is now the Midgette Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology andImmunology and Co-Chief (Research) of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division, Director of theMultidisciplinary IBD Center and Director of the National Gnotobiotic Rodent Resource Center.Dr Sartor studies the pathogenesis of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and translating this basic scienceknowledge into improved diagnosis and treatment. His basic research investigates the role of commensalintestinal bacteria in the induction, perpetuation, prevention and treatment of immune-mediated intestinalinflammation. He has demonstrated that commensal bacteria are essential for chronic, immune-mediatedintestinal inflammation in a bacterial and host-specific manner. His clinical research investigatesantibiotics, probiotics and prebiotics in IBD.Dr. Sartor has been one of the Best Doctors in America for the past 9 years. He has published over 250peer-reviewed research articles, reviews, editorials and chapters and has edited 5 books, including Kirsner’sInflammatory Bowel Diseases, 6th edition with Bill Sandborn. 5