Meet the organisers
Dr Roberta Forlano is a clinical research fellow and Hepatologist at Imperial college London/Imperial college Healthcare NHS Trust. She completed a PhD in translational hepatology at Imperial college London, under the supervision of Prof Mark Thursz and Dr Pinelopi Manousou. Roberta previously obtained her MD and specialty training in Italy.
Pinelopi Manousou is a Consultant in Hepatology and General Internal Medicine at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College NHS Trust. She is also a member of the board of Directors of University of Ioannina, Greece. She is the CRN co-lead for Hepatology, in NW Thames, a CRN partnership EDI member, a member of the BASL research development group and a member of the ICHNT Division of Medicine and Integrative Care Research Committee.
Professor Julian R. Marchesi graduated from Cardiff University with a PhD (1992) and focused on the role bacteria play in biosystem and ecosystem function. After his Welcome Trust Fellowship he obtained a Lectureship (2001) in University College Cork and in 2015 and 2016 he was promoted to Professor of Human Microbiome Research at Cardiff University and Professor of Digestive Diseases at Imperial College London, respectively.
Benjamin Mullish is a NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction at Imperial College London, and a Post-CCT clinical fellow in hepatology at St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, both London, UK.
Debbie Shawcross is a Clinician Scientist and Professor in Hepatology and Chronic Liver Failure at the Institute of Liver Studies (ILS), King’s College Hospital and the James Black Centre, King’s College London. She works as a Consultant Hepatologist on the King’s Liver Unit with a specialist interest in hepatic encephalopathy and the complications of cirrhosis.
Mark Thursz is professor of hepatology in the Division of Digestive Diseases and Head of the Department of Metabolism, Digestion & Reproduction in the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London. Prof Thursz is a clinical hepatologist with inpatient beds and a clinic at St Mary’s Hospital. He was educated at King’s College London and trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at St Mary’s being appointed as senior Lecturer and honorary consultant in 1997.
Dr. Trivedi is an Associate Professor at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), based at the University of Birmingham. Dr. Trivedi is a Consultant Hepatologist who has devoted his clinical and research career to studying chronic cholestatic liver disease, specifically primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and primary biliary cholangitis (PBC).
- Despoina Chrysostomou
- Laura Martinez-Gili
- Blair Merrick
- Dimitris Patseas
- Lauren Roberts
- Evangelos Triantafyllou
- 21 Nov, 2022 - 15 Jan, 2023 Application deadline
- 27 - 29 Sep, 2023 School days