World Congress at ACG2017

Simultaneous Plenary Session 1B: IBD

Simultaneous Plenary Session 1B: IBD

Monday, October 16
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Valencia Ballroom BC (Level 4)

Stephen B. Hanauer

Professor of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Stephen B. Hanauer is past President of the American College of Gastroenterology (2014-2015). He completed a medical degree, with honors, at the University of Illinois in Chicago. His postdoctoral training included an internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as a fellowship in gastroenterology, at the University of Chicago. He served as the Joseph B. Kirsner Chair Professor of Medicine and was Chief of the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition where he served from 2000-2014. Dr. Hanauer is currently the Medical Director of the Digestive Health Center at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and Clifford Joseph Barborka Professor of Medicine. He is Board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Gastroenterology, respectively. Has memberships in several professional societies and is Fellow of ACG, AGA, and the ACP. In connection with the AGA, he served as chair for the Inflammation, Immunology, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Section and the Clinical Practice Section, and subsequently served as Councilor for Clinical Research on the AGA Governing Board. He is a prior member of the Specialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has served as a Member and Chair of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory Panel for Gastrointestinal Disorders, and is a member and former-Chairman of the International Organization for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dr. Hanauer has authored over 400 peer-reviewed journal articles, books and book chapters, abstracts, monographs, and editorials. He is ex-Editor-in-Chief of Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology & Hepatology and served as Associate Editor (IBD) of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is a member of the editorial boards of numerous journals, including The American Journal of Gastroenterology, and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.


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Jimmy K. Limdi

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Institute of Inflammation and Repair, University of Manchester; Head, Section of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases & Consultant Gastroenterologist
The Pennine Hospitals NHS Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Dr. Jimmy Limdi is (Attending) Gastroenterologist and Head of the Section for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) at the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in Manchester. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Inflammation and Repair Group, University of Manchester. Dr Limdi qualified in 1993 and went on to complete internal medicine and then gastroenterology specialist training in Yorkshire and Manchester, followed by a period of research at the Institute of Cell and Molecular Sciences, Barts and The London Hospitals, and University College Hospitals, London. His research interests include gut permeability, nutriceuticals and diet in IBD, early diagnosis and outcomes, IBD in the elderly and IBD therapeutics. He holds editorial board and peer review appointments with scientific journals, is Principal Investigator to several IBD therapeutic trials and has published widely in the field. Dr Limdi has participated in a number of national and international IBD peer review processes and consensus panels for several international IBD guideline groups. He is a core member of the IBD Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology, the BSG Food and Function Research Group and UK IBD representative to the Association of Colo-proctologists of Great Britain and Ireland. He is currently the UK Governor to the ACG and is a member of the ACG Educational Affairs and International Relations Committees.


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