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Theme lead: Professor Arthur Kaser

Professor Arthur Kaser, NIHR Cambridge BRC Theme Lead for Gastrointestinal diseaseProfessor Arthur Kaser is the University Chair of Gastroenterology and Honorary Consultant at the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals. He qualified from Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck and held earlier positions in Innsbruck and in Boston at Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School. Arthur’s laboratory studies the mechanisms causing inflammatory bowel disease, and has made major contributions into our understanding of genetically-affected pathways at the host – environment interface. His research is supported by the Wellcome Trust and the European Research Council (ERC). In addition to fundamental research into disease mechanisms, Arthur also explores new treatment targets through experimental medicine- and early phase clinical trials. Arthur chairs the Cambridge Immunology Strategic Network, and is Course Co-Director of the Cambridge-MedImmune PhD Programme. He serves as Associate Editor of GUT, and chairs the Research Board of United European Gastroenterology (UEG).

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Name Job title Email address
Mike Allison Consultant Hepatologist, Director NAFLD Service`
Fiona Gribble Professor of Endocrine Physiology, Wellcome Trust Investigator, Honorary Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry
Nicole C Kaneider Wellcome Trust Career Re-entry Fellow, Honorary Consultant Physician
James Lee Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow, Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist
George Mells Consultant Hepatologist
Miles Parkes Consultant Gastroenterologist
KJ Patel Tenured Principal Investigator, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.
Frank Reimann Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator
Richard Sandford Consultant Clinical Geneticist
Ken Smith Professor of Medicine, Head of Department, Wellcome Trust Investigator
Antonio Vidal-Puig Professor of Molecular Nutrition and Metabolism, European Research Council Investigator, Honorary Consultant in Metabolic Medicine