David Wilson

Session 3: Paediatric Luminal
(Sun 13:30 – 15:30 Meeting Room 8)
Presentation Title: Biosimilars and Emerging Biologicals – Role in Paediatric IBD Management
(14:30 – 15:00)
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Session 3: Paediatric IBD Symposium and AuSPGHAN AGM
(Mon 13:30 – 15:30 Meeting Room 8)
Presentation Title: State of the Art: Treatment-refractory paediatric IBD – what to do when all else fails
(14:20 – 14:50)

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Professor David Wilson
MB, BCh (Hons), MD, FRCP, FRCPCH

Professor of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology; Child Life and Health, University of Edinburgh and Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh.

David qualified from Queen’s University of Belfast and, following paediatric training in Northern Ireland, completed PGHAN (Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) training in Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto. David set up the new regional PGHAN service in Edinburgh in August 1997. His main clinical interest is IBD and he is clinical lead of the PGHAN service in Edinburgh and the regional SE Scottish PGHAN network. David’s academic activities include clinical, epidemiological and translational research in IBD. He is PI of the MRC-funded PICTS cohort, aiding in collaborative Scottish nationwide IBD studies, including the Scottish PIBD biologicals registry. National and international collaborations include the UK and Irish Paediatric IBD genetics group, COLORS in IBD group, and both the UK and International IBD Genetics Consortia. He previously chaired the BSPGHAN IBD Working Group, and is member of P-ECCO and the ESPGHAN IBD Porto Group. David has been lucky to work with 5 PGHAN trainees performing doctorates in IBD. IBD career grant support as PI includes MRC, CCUK, CICRA, and BSPGHAN-CORE, and as co-I includes the Wellcome Trust and EC. David has authored or co-authored over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals on IBD.


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