2019: Silvio Danese, Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan
Research Project: "The gut virome as a trigger for IBD: from metagenomics to pathogenesis”
Watch his presentation given at UEG Week 2019
2018: Cisca Wijmenga, University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG), The Netherlands
Research Project: "A celiac mucosal barrier-on-chip model to investigate its role in initiation of celiac disease”
Watch the interview with Cisca Wijmenga.
Read more about Cisca Wijmenga and women in UEG in the UEG Journal.
2017: Jesper Lagergren, Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden
Research Project: “The aetiology, prevention and treatment of oesophageal cancer”
Watch the interview with Jesper Lagergren.
2016: Ernst J. Kuipers, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Research Project: “Hidden in plain sight: the opportunities for targeted surveillance and intervention for early gastric neoplasia”
2015: Jan Tack,University of Leuven, Belgium
Research Project: “Role of nutrients and tastants in determining the gastric accommodation (GA) reflex and the control of meal volume tolerance in health and disease"
2014: Rebecca Fitzgerald, Medical Research Council, Cancer Cell Unit, and Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge (UK), NIHR Research Professor
Research Project: "Combination of quantifiable genomic assays with a patient friendly non-endoscopic cell retrieval device called Cytosponge™ for management of patients with Barrett’s oesophagus"
2013: Ian Tomlinson, Welcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom
Research Project: "The roles of bone morphogenetic protein pathway genes in the normal and neoplastic intestines"
2012: Ludvig M. Sollid, University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Research Project: “Antibody Response in Coeliac Disease”
2011: Pierre-Alain Clavien, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Research Project: “Liver regeneration – extending the potential of the liver after major surgery”
2010: Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Research Project: “Develop techniques for ex vivo expansion and transplantation of stem cells from the human intestinal tract"
2009: Jean Frédéric Colombel, Hopital Claude Huriez, Lille,France
Research Project:"ORIGIN: Observing Relatives, Immunity, Genetics and the mIcrobiome before the onset of Crohn’s disease"
2008: Markus Neurath, University of Mainz, Germany
Research Project:"Molecular imaging of the intestinal immune system in IBD"