时间：2016-03-03 08:00:00 至 2016-03-06 18:00:00
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全球儿科儿保共识组织（CIP）非常高兴宣布“第五届全球儿科儿保共识大会”（The 5th Global Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics and Child Health）将于2016年3月3-6日，在中国西安举行。
Pediatrician, Toxicologist and Professor in Public Health, Bar Ilan University, Israel. Immediate past President of the Israeli Ambulatory Pediatric Association. Past President of the Israeli Society of Toxicology. Chairman of the Scientific Working Group of the European Confederation of Primary Care Pediatricians (ECPCP). Author of over 160 scientific papers and chapters in the medical literature.
Dr Barak is one of the founding fathers of the Israeli Association for Traditional Chinese Medicine He was Deputy Chairman and academic secretary of the Medical Society of Acupuncture of the Israel Medical Association (1996-1998) and one of the experts invited by the Kneset (the Israeli Parliament) to write the “Law of Acupuncture” which arranges legal duties and rules for the practice of the specialty.
Has appeared on more than 200 TV shows and Radio programs and in a 2012 poll was chosen as one of the 10 most influential personalities in Chinese Medicine in Israel by his fellow practitioners.
He runs a Chinese Medicine private clinic in Tel Aviv specializing in Fertility, Gynecology and Children, with emphasis on Emotional/mental disturbances
Since 1992 has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine in various institutions, including the Bar-Ilan University, The Hebrew University School of Pharmacy and the Faculty of Medicine, where he founded, directed and was senior lecturer of the Chinese Medicine Course.
In 2005 published, together with his life companion, Anat Zahor, a Yoga and Meditation Teacher, the book “Mapa Guide to Healthy Living”, which deals with healthy way of life and natural solutions to many ailments.
Born in Argentina (1950),
Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem & Tel-Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, class of 1980.
Internship and Residenship in Pediatrics: Tel Aviv Medical Center, 1981-1986.
Researcher, Membrane Department, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel 1985-1988.
Lecturer, Tel Aviv School of Nursing 1985-1988
Chief Pediatrician, “Pediatric Well Baby Clinics” of Tel Aviv 1987-1991
Solo practice in Primary Pediatrics, Maccabi Health Fund since 1988
• ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) 1992
• Instructor, Primary Care (Medical students & Family Medicine Residents) 2000-2003
• Member of the Examination Committee for the Israeli Board of Pediatrics, 2004- Present
• Senior Pediatrician, Dana Pediatric Hospital, Tel Aviv Medical Center 2004-present
• Lecturer, Faculty of Medical Professions, Sackler School of Medicine, TAU.
• Ten Scientific papers, three books on Pediatrics for the General Public, two chapters in Textbooks, weekly column in a daily newspaper, more than 200 TV programs, including weekly participation for 5 years in a top rated Israeli Morning show, anchor and presenter in the Health Chanel, Israeli Television.
• Dozens of Presentations in Israeli, European and International Congresses.
• Treasurer of the Israeli Pediatric Association 2004-2008.
• Israel Official Delegate to the IPA, CESP, EAP, UNEPSA, SEPA 2004-2008.
• ECPCP official delegate to EAP
• CIP official delegate to EAP
• ECPCP official delegate to SPA (Strategic Pediatric Alliance)
• Member, EPA/UNEPSA Committee on Challenges and Goals in Paediatrics in the 21st Century.
• Chair, Advisory Committee, ECPCP 2010-present
• Coordinator of Primary Care and Vice Chairman of Scientific Committee, CIP-Global Initiative for Consensus in Pediatrics, 2009-present
• Chairman of Primary Care, European Academy of Pediatrics. 2012-present
• Secretary General, Israel Ambulatory Pediatric Association
ROBERT MARK BEATTIE
Dr RM Beattie
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
University Hospital Southampton
Trained at the Medical College of St Bartholomew’s Hospital, University of London qualifying in 1986. Research fellow in Paediatric Gastroenterology 1993-5. Appointed as Consultant Paediatrician with an interest in Paediatric Gastroenterology in Peterborough in 1995 and subsequently as Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist in Southampton in 2000. Established and now leads the regional paediatric gastroenterology unit with a high referral rate including more than 800 endoscopies and 50 new cases of inflammatory bowel disease each year. Long term interest in the nutritional management of chronic disease including the role of enteral nutrition as primary therapy Crohn’s disease and strategies to improve nutritional status and growth in conjunction with other treatments in children with Inflammatory Bowel disease. Published extensively on the management of Crohn’s disease and other gastrointestinal conditions. Co-Author of the Oxford Handbook of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. President of the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2010-13. Editor in Chief of Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Prof.Em. J.Boix Ochoa. MD PhD
WORLD FEDERATION OF ASSOCIATIONS OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY.
Gral Secretary + Treasurer
Global Consensus in Pediatrics (CIP)
Council Member + Treasurer
Honorary Professor and Visiting Professor in 49 Universities (outside Spain)
Honorary Member and Honorary Fellowship in 49 National and International Societies of Surgery and Paediatric Surgery.-
Member of 14 Editorial Boards of Pediatrics, General Surgery, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Surgery.
Honorary Member and Guest-Speaker of the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) .American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Academy of Pediatric Gastroenterology (AAPG)
Honorary Fellowship of the College of Medical Sciences of South Africa-May 2006
Santulli Lecture- N.York 1990
Sir Alex Simpson Lecture and Medal-London -1998
Longino Lecture 2006- Birmingham.USA.- 2004
Daver Yeker Lecture –Istanbul – 2004
Suruga Lecture-AAPS-New Delhi -2005
Akkary Lecture-EPSA Meeting-Cairo.-2006
European Pediatric Surgical Assoc.( EUPSA )- Rehbein Medal-May 2007
Milleniun Oration 2007 – Chennai-India
Mc Leods Lecture -August 2008- Canadian Assoc. Ped. Surgeons- CAPS
Rohatgi’s Millenium Oratio -Nov. 2010- Indian Assoc. Ped. Surgeons International Life Award of the International Pediatric Association-2010
International Life Achievement Award WOFAPS.-2014
Short Bio Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva is the Director of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit at the Department of Pediatrics, Soroka University, Beer-Sheva, Israel, a position he has held since 1987. Professor Dagan obtained his MD degree in 1974 from the Hadassah Medical School of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. In 1982, he embarked on a 3-year Fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
A member of several national and international advisory committees and medical and scientific associations, he served as President of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) from 2004 to 2006 and as President of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID) from 2006 through 2009. Prof. Dagan is currently the chair of the board of the International Symposia on Pneumococcus and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD).
Professor Dagan serves on the editorial board of several peer-reviewed journals, including Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Infection, Human Vaccines, Journal of Infectious Diseases and Vaccine. He is a recipient of many grants and awards. During his professional career, he has contributed over 450 original articles, reviews and book chapters, and has presented more than 500 papers at national and international scientific meetings. Professor Dagan has earned international recognition for his research, which has focused largely on the development of new conjugate vaccines, with particular emphasis on pneumococcal conjugate vaccines; the understanding of hepatitis A epidemiology and introduction of hepatitis A vaccines; the epidemiology of diseases that are preventable through vaccination; clinical aspects of vaccination against antibiotic-resistant pneumococci; the pathology of otitis media, role of resistant organisms in otitis media and prediction of bacteriological response to various antibiotics; and the epidemiology and prevention of enteric and invasive infections in young children.
· Full Professor, classe exceptionnelle, emeritus, University of Paris Diderot Medical School (Pediatrics and Neuroscience)
· Former chief of Pediatric Neurology and Metabolic Diseases, Hôpital Robert-Debré (Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris)
· Former Director of the Research Laboratory INSERM E9935 (Developmental Neuroscience)
· Former full professor and chief of service and research unit at the University of Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium
· Member of the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine
· Honorary Professor, University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
· Former Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
· Founder, and former Secretary general, EPNS [European Pediatric Neurology Society]
· Former Board Member of the ICNA [International Child Neurology Association]
· Former Member of the Standing Committee of theInternational Pediatric Association (representing the ICNA and French Pediatrics)
· Member of the European Academy of Arts and Sciences
· Member of the Child Neurology Society (USA)
· Member of the Board of Trustees of the University Paris 13 (as representative of the INSERM Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale)
· Former President of the European Academy of Childhood Disability
· Formerly President of the Scientific Council, Trustee, and member of the executive board, Office de la Naissance et de l’Enfance [ONE], Belgian governmental agency for Mothers and Children
· Formerly Founder and President, Société Européenne de Neurologie Pédiatrique.
· Formerly Visiting Scientist, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
· Founder and formerly president of the Formerly President, Belgian Pediatric Neurology Society
· Former Chairman, Autism National Committee (Bonnes Pratiques), Haute Autorité de Santé, France
Jean Michel GUYS is the chief of general paediatric surgery at the Timone hospital for sick children in Marseilles. He has been the president of the French Society of Paediatric Surgery (SFCP) and the president of the European Paediatric Surgical Association (EUPSA).
His educational background included general paediatric surgery and urology training with Professor M. Carcassonne and G. Monfort in Marseilles. His scientific education was completed by several trainings as visiting doctor in Europe and in the North America ( H. Hendren, JS Randolph, F. Soave, N. Genton, DA Scott…). He became Professor in paediatric surgery in 1990.
His research interest is mainly the development of voiding function and the consequences of neurologic urinary tract dysfunction. Other fields of clinical interest include genital, anorectal malformations and digestive congenital diseases. He is particularly involved in antenatal diagnosis as the referent consultant in urology for the children’s hospital in Marseilles. As the president of the French Society of Paediatric Surgery (SFCP) and the chairman of the Educational Office of the European Surgical Paediatric Association for 6 years he is still involved in numerous national or international educational programs. He is one of the expert of the French High Health Authority (HAS) and member of the National Council of the Universities (CNU)
He is a reviewer for many journals of paediatric surgery (JPS, EJPS, the Journal of Urology, the Journal of paediatric urology…) He published 4 books/monographs, 35 chapters in textbooks, more than 150 articles in peer reviewed journals and presented 350 papers at international scientific meetings.
He is member of International learned medical and scientific societies: BAPS, ESPU, AAP, EUPSA… and honorary member and real friend of numerous scientific societies around the Mediterranean Sea, in Europe and Russia.
He is 63 years old, married and with his wife Danielle they have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.
Ariel Katz obtained his Medical Degree at the Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. He completed his residency training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University(Beer Sheva,Israel). His Clinical Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncological Surgery was conducted in Western Hospital & Peter MaCcallum Cancer Center (Melbourne, Australia). He currently holds a position of Senior Staff Member at the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Edith Wolfson Medical Center (Holon, Israel). He also practices Otolaryngology in the community (Holon, Israel). His research interests include Head and Neck Oncology, and Public Health with affiliation to infectious disease in Otolaryngology.
Date of Birth: 28 June, 1950. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Marital status: Married: 3children, 6 grandchildren
Education / Qualifications
1973 Medico. Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires. Argentina
1985 Israel Board in Pediatrics (Scientific Council examination )
1989-1990 Post-doctoral Academic Fellowship in Health Policy and
Management. The Johns Hopkins University. School of Hygiene and
Public Health.. Chair: Prof. B. Starfield; Baltimore. U.S.A
2004 Qualified : Specialist in Health Management
2004 M.P.H (Health Management and Health Promotion) Ben Gurion University.
Awards and Honors
2007 Honorary member Sociedad Guatemalteca de Pediatria
2001 Diploma of Recognition: For the commitment towards the promotion of the child Status in
1999- Doctor “Honours Causa ” Slovakian Pediatric Society
1996- “Honour Member” European Society of Research in Ambulatory
1996 “Leader in Paediatrics” Special invitation. Annual meeting American
Academy of Pediatrics, Boston. U.S.A
1986 “Professor Yitzchak Kuzary Prize”, for outstanding services in Israel
1986 “Dr. Sikuler Prize” for outstanding research in the Community. Israel
1977 “Diploma de Honor” Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires. Facultad de
Artur Mazur, MD,PhD Medical Faculty University of Rzeszów
Address: 35-205 Rzeszów ul. Warszawska 26a Poland
Education and training Degree in Medicine Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Residence in Paediatrics I 0 1994
Residence in Paediatrics II 0 1998 with award
Residence in Endocrinology 2010
1998 PhD Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland.
2010 D.Sc. Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland.
2011 Professor University of Rzeszow
Dean Faculty of Medicine University of Rzeszow Head of Paediatric
Unit – Department of Paediatrics Regional Hospital nr 2 Rzeszow
Professional scientific activities
150 articles/abstracts on national and international scientific journals.
Editor of 3 books on obesity, nutrition, and public health.
Board member of scientific societies
From 2013 President European Childhood Obesity Group
From 2010 V-ce President Polish Paediatric Society
From 2010 Member European Academy of Paediatrics
Prof Sameh Shehata is working as professor and chairman of pediatric surgery department, faculty of medicine, university of Alexandria, Egypt. He is the current president of the Egyptian association of pediatric surgeons EPSA. Dr. Shehata has a wide international activity in the field of pediatric surgery; he is the vice president of the WOFAPS, and the cochairman of the IPEG middle east chapter.
Dr. Shehata has given over 150 lectures both nationally and internationally and was invited as a guest lecture in many national associations congresses. He is the innovator of the technique of laparoscopic traction for the intra-abdominal testis know as Shehata technique that is widely practiced now in many centers worldwide.
Dr. Shehata is the founder of the largest online pediatric surgery forum (The pediatric surgeon’s lounge) where over 1500 pediatric surgeons around the world are discussing and exchanging experience every day.
Dr. Shehata is among the editorial board of many national and international pediatric surgery journals including the JPS, PSI and international journal of urology.
DL Sigalet Biosketch 2013
Dr. David Sigalet was grew up in British Columbia, Canada and completed his undergraduate and medical training at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. It was here that he first became interested in Pediatric General Surgery. He trained in adult general surgery, at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. During this time, he developed a life-long interest in short bowel syndrome (SBS). He completed a PhD studying nutrient absorption after intestinal transplantation and a clinical fellowship in Transplantation in Edmonton, followed by a Fellowship in Pediatric General Surgery at McGill University, Montreal.
He began his career in Edmonton, followed by moves to Kansas City, where he worked with Dr Keith Ashcraft at Children’s Mercy Hospital doing Pediatric and Transplant Surgery. In 1998 he returned to the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, and narrowed his research focus to the factors which regulate intestinal function, aiming to maximize the functioning of the residual intestine. He also initiated a program for minimally invasive repair of chest wall defects. He has recently relocated to Doha, Qatar, where he is the Chief of Surgery at the new Sidra Woman and Children’s Health Center. This clinical and research work has led to the publication of 104 peer reviewed abstracts, multiple book chapters, and co-editorship of several major textbooks.
These efforts led to his selection as the Vice-President of the World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons where he serves as Chair of the Education Committee and on the Executive Council. He is a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Physiology, the Journal of Pediatric Surgery, and the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, and is the Chair of the Publications Committee of APSA. He is the outgoing Chair of the Examinations Committee in Pediatric Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. When he is not operating or researching, he continues to enjoy skiing, and scuba diving with his wife, and 4 children.
Augusto Sola, M.D. is a CHOC Children’s Specialists Neonatologist, board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatology. Dr. Sola has been has over 20 years of experience in Neonatology in two different countries and in six different large centers. Currently, he is President of SIBEN and on sabbatical on International Neonatal Education and Health Care and has written two new books on neonatology.
Dr. Sola has extensive experience in Neonatal medicine and in Perinatal medicine. He trained under and worked with the pioneers of fetal physiology at the University of California, San Francisco and also worked for many years as the neonatologist of the Fetal Treatment Center at UCSF, one of the first such centers in the world dedicated to the treatment of human fetus with serious clinical conditions.
Dr. Sola also been a recipient of the following awards:
• American Academy of Pediatrics Christopherson Award, for his contributions to International Child Health
• University of California San Francisco, Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics
• University of Massachusetts, First Recipient of the Braden E. Griffin M.D. Lectureship
• World Health Organization (WHO) Perinatal Collaborating Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Cicely Williams Award in Recognition of Excellence
Dr. Sola has been a visiting professor at many universities and medical centers in the USA and Latin America and has been named member of honor of neonatal societies and pediatric societies in Spain, Cuba, Colombia, Paraguay and others. In addition, Dr. Sola has been recognized as one of America’s Top Doctors, and among the Best Doctors in the Bay Area and in Atlanta. Furthermore, he was accepted as member of the American College of Ethical Physicians and is listed in WHO IS WHO in America for his professional accomplishments.
Dr. Stefanidis is Director of Pediatric Nephrology at “P. and A. Kyriakou” Childrens’ Hospital in Athens, Greece. He completed his medical degree at the University of Athens. He was trained in Pediatrics at the University of Athens and Western Ontario in London. He later went at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto to extend his training in Paediatric Nephrology.
Dr. Stefanidis was councillor and president of the European Society for Paediatric Nephrology (ESPN), national representative and chair of the Tertiary Care Group of the European Academy of Paediatrics.
He is presently section editor on dialysis at the journal “Pediatric Nephrology”, registry representative at the ESPN/ERA-EDTA Registry and board member of the dialysis working group of ESPN.
He authored or co-authored more than 120 scientific publications, with more than 1300 citations.
Prof. Tomasz Szczepański completed his medical studies at the Silesian Academy of Medicine in Katowice in June 1994. After the studies and one year of internships in general medicine he received Rotary International Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarship for research training at department of Immunology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He continued the work in Rotterdam for the period 1997-1999 and on 13th November 2002 he defended cum laude the Ph.D. thesis entitled “Detection of minimal residual disease in acute lymphoblastic leukemia”. Since 2000 Tomasz Szczepański works at Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology in Zabrze of Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland, where he obtained Specialist Certificates in Pediatrics (2005) and Pediatric Oncology and Hematology (2006). After successful defense of Habilitation thesis entitled “Immunoglobulin and T-cell receptor gene rearrangements in B-cell-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia in childhood” (2005), Tomasz Szczepański has become an Independent Scientist at Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland and since 2009 the Head of the Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology in Zabrze. After receiving professorship from the President of Poland he become a full professor at Medical University of Silesia. He is co-author of > 200 publications, including > 100 international SCI publications. His works were cited > 3500 times, which resulted in Hirsch index of 32.
PROF. ASHER TAL M.D
Asher Tal, Professor of Pediatrics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, founded and has previously been the head of the Pediatric Pulmonary Unit at Soroka Medical Center. During the past 15 years, he has also been the physician in charge of Soroka’s Pediatric Sleep Center. Soroka is affiliated with the Faculty of Health Sciences of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Prof. Tal’s research interests include childhood asthma, bronchiolitis and wheezing in infancy, sleep-disordered breathing, pediatric and adult obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, and insomnia.
Prof. Tal has authored or co-authored more than 100 publications and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal Pediatric Pulmonology. Since 2008, Dr. Tal has chaired the Israeli Association of Pediatric Pulmonology until 2014.
Prof. Tal retired in February 2015, and continues to be the Head physician of Millenium Sleep Laboratories in Beer-Sheva, Israel, as well as VP of clinical development of AIT LTD, Israel, a company that develop inhaled nitric oxide as a potential treatment for bronchiolitis and LRTI. In addition, Prof. Tal continue to be involved in clinical research in collaboration with the Pediatric Pulmonology Unit at Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
• Fellowship in Pediatric-Gastroenterology & Nutrition, Harvard University, USA
• Pediatric Nutrition: Harvard University (USA)
• Fellowship in Pediatric-Gastroenterology from California University, San Diego, USA
• Fellowship in Pediatric Hepatology from Kings College Hospital School of Medicine
• University of London, London (England)
• W.H.O. Fellow in Child Health in United States of America.
• Common Wealth Medical Fellow in London (England)
• Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
• More than 20 projects completed from various National & International funding Agencies (WHO, UNICEF, UNESCO, ICMR, DST etc)
• More than 150 research papers published in International reputed Journals.
• More than 20 books and chapter edited
• Editor and Co-editors of many National and International Journals
• Guest faculty in many countries (USA, UK, Europe and Common wealth countries)
• Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, SMS Medical College, Jaipur
• National Institute of Medical Sciences Jaipur India
• Nims University Jaipur India
• Nims Global Education Consortium
• Hamari Beti Scheme (Save the Girl Child Programme)
AWARD & HONORS
• RAJIV GANDHI AWARD presented by the then Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri H.D. Deve Gowda.
• INTERNATIONAL AWARD IN THE FIELD OF GASTRO-ENTEROLOGY Presented by the then Governor of Rajasthan.
• GLOBAL ACHIEVERS AWARD” For Outstanding Achievements & Distinguished Global Services at the International Conference, Dubai (U.A.E.).
• “LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD” on outstanding accomplishments through out life on the Reunion of G.R.M.C. 1967 Batch.
• Chikitsa Ratan Award-2015 for Extra Ordinary contribution in field of Medical Science Presented by Hon’ble Minister of Mines, Govt. of India Shri Narendra Singh Tomar.
• “BHARAT GAURAV AWARD” given by the British Parliamentarian, London in 2014 for outstanding contributions in Health and Education development in India.
• Awardee-National Board of Examinatinon (NBE).
• “LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD” for Health Care Education – 2014 presented by Dr. S.S. Agarwal, President, All India-Indian Medical Association.
• CERTIFICATE OF MERIT given by Hon’ble Rector, Prof. Dragan Marusic University of Primorska, Slovenia
Professor Riccardo Troncone (born in Naples on December 1st, 1953, graduated in 1977, specialised in Pediatrics in 1980) is Full Professor of Pediatrics at the Department of Medical Translational Sciences of the University Federico II, Naples. He is presently Director of the Department of Paediatrics at the University Hospital Federico II, Naples. Professor Riccardo Troncone holds a research position at the Institute of Food Science and Technology, CNR, Avellino. He worked as a research fellow at the Institute of Clinical Immunology, University of Florence, Prof. Romagnani, 1979-80, and at the Gastrointestinal Unit, the University of Edinburgh, Prof. Ferguson, 1985-87.
His research interests are focused mostly on mucosal immunology; from a clinical point of view they include: coeliac disease, food allergies, inflammatory chronic bowel disease. He is the author of 3 volumes, 100 monographies/reviews, 150 original papers. He is member of several Scientific Societies of Pediatrics and Immunology and immediate Past President of the European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN).