During the last few years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of patients diagnosed with Eosinophilic Gut Disorders. There remains much discussion over the criteria and guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions. This one day course is designed to address these issues, 
bringing together expert speakers from the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (including the President and the chair of the Eosinophilic Gut Disorders Working Group) and the Allergy Academy.

You should attend if you are a:

  • Consultant/Trainee in Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Consultant/Trainee in General Paediatrics
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Allied Healthcare Professional

 

Programme

Time

Lecture

09.30-09.40

Welcome and Introduction
Dr Neil Shah
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

09.40-09.50

What is an Eosinophil and Why is it Important: the science you need for today
Dr Mona Bajaj-Elliott
Senior Lecturer
The UCL Institute of Child Health, London

09.50-10.10

Histologic Classification of Eosinophilic Diseases
Dr Michael Ashworth
GI Pathologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

10.10-10.40

Classifications of Eosinophilic Gut Disorders
Dr John Fell
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist 
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

10.40-11.00

Tea/Coffee Break and Visit to Exhibition

11.00- 11.30

Eosinophilic Diseases Complications
Dr Alastair Baker
Consultant Paediatric Hepatologist
King's College Hospital, London

11.30-12.00

The Role of the Allergist in Eosinophilic Gut Disorders
Dr Adam Fox
Consultant Paediatric Allergy
St Thomas' Hospital, London

12.00-12.45

Lunch Break and Visit to Exhibition

12.45-13.45

Joints and Abdominal Pain
Prof Qasim Aziz
Professor of Neurogastroenterology
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London

13.45-14.30

Eosinophils Beyond the Oesophagus
Prof Simon Murch
Professor of Paediatrics
Warwick Medical School, Warwick

14.30-14.45

Tea/Coffee Break and Visit to Exhibition

14.45-15.30

Dietary Treatments for Eosinophilic Gut Disorders
Dr Rosan Meyer
Principal Research Dietitian
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

15.30-16.00

The Genetic Dissection of Eosinophilic Gut Disorders
Dr Chiara Bacchelli
Lecturer in Translational Geonomics/Stratified Medicine
UCL Institute of Child Health, London

16.00-17.00

The 5 Most Important Papers in EGID
Dr Neil Shah
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London