Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Centre for Colorectal Disease Annual Meeting

The 24th annual scientific meeting organised by the Centre for Colorectal Disease at St Vincent’s University Hospital and the School of Medicine, University College Dublin will take place on Friday, 8 September 2017 in the Education and Research Centre at St Vincent’s University Hospital.

The theme for this year’s meeting is 'Challenges in managing Inflammatory Bowel Disease in 2017' and promises a succinct overview of recent advances in multidisciplinary management of IBD.

Dr Bo Shen from The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio will deliver the annual State of the Art Lecture. Dr Shen is specialised in medical and endoscopic management of IBD, colorectal surgery-associated complications, pouchitis, and ileal pouch disorders. He established the subspecialty Pouchitis Clinic (now the Center for Ileal Pouch disorders) at the Cleveland Clinic in 2002, the first and the largest of its kind in the world.

Keynote speakers for this year's event include Prof. Antonio Spinelli, Prof. Robert Riddell and Prof. Ravi Kiran.

A provisional programme for the meeting can be found here.

Registration for the meeting is free. Email g.shesgreen@st-vincents.ie to register (before 27 August 2017).