of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Working Groups

All current ESPGHAN Working Groups have been given the opportunity to hold a meeting during the 48th Annual Meeting for ESPGHAN Members only.

All Working Group Meetings will take place on Wednesday 6 May in parallel with the Allied Health Professionals and Post Graduate Courses.  Please keep visiting this page for further information on the timings. Closed working groups are invite only and all open working groups are available to select during the registration process.

For any queries please email [email protected]

A timetable for the Working Group sessions can be downloaded from here:

Working Group timetable

Working Group Name Chair Speciality Access
Cystic Fibrosis & Pancreatic Disease Prof Michael Wilschanski Gastroenterology Open to Members
IBD Guidelines Prof Dan Turner Gastroenterology Invite Only  
Paediatric & Adolescent IBD Prof Dan Turner Gastroenterology Open to Members
Helicobacter Pylori Infection Prof Sibylle Koletzko Gastroenterology Open to Members
Endoscopy Dr Mike Thomson Gastroenterology Open to Members
Eosinophilic Oesophagitis Dr Jorge Amil Dias Gastroenterology Open to Members
Genetically Determined Immune Enteropathies (GENIUS) Prof Frank Ruemmele Gastroenterology Open to Members
Epigenetics in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Dr Matthias Zilbauer Gastroenterology Open to Members
Coeliac Disease Interest Group Prof Steffen Husby Gastroenterology Open to Members
Paediatric & Adolescent Motility Prof Yvan Vandenplas Gastroenterology Invite Only
The European-Mediterranean Project on Functional GI Disorders Dr Annamaria Staiano Gastroenterology Open to Members
Hepatology Interest Group (will take place on Thursday 8 May 07:00-08:30) Prof Ulrich Baumann Hepatology Open to Members
Wilson's Disease Dr Stuart Tanner Hepatology Invite Only
NAFLD Prof Piotr Socha Hepatology Open to Members
Probiotics & Prebiotics Prof Hania Szajewska, Dr Zvi Weizman Nutrition Invite Only
Clinical Malnutrition Jessie Hulst Nutrition Open to Members
Working Group on Outcomes in Nutrition Trials Prof Hania Szajewska Nutrition Invite Only
Early Nutrition Research Prof Berthold Koletzko Nutrition Open to Members
NEOMUNE: Newborn Immunity, gut & brain Prof Per Torp Sangild, Prof Hans van Goudoever Nutrition Invite Only
History of ESPGHAN Prof Lawrence Weaver History Open to Members
PEDDCReN Rare Diseases Trials Dr Nicholas Croft Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrtion Open to Members