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Specialties showcase achievements at British Society of Gastroenterology


CRN Gastroenterology and Hepatology Specialties showcased their research achievements from 2018/19 as they held a stand at the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) annual conference on the 17-20 June 2019 in Glasgow.
The conference was attended by more than 2,600 delegates and showcased key research areas for both specialties.The BSG is a key stakeholder of both Gastroenterology and Hepatology specialties and actively promotes research in these areas to its members.

Professor William Rosenberg, the NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for the Hepatology Specialty, spoke about the CRN at a plenary session of the conference. Representing both Gastroenterology and Hepatology, He described the expanding portfolios of both Specialty therapy areas and encouraged all working in the field to engage with NIHR research.He said: “Research in gastroenterology and hepatology in the NHS has never been stronger, local CRN clinical leads and research development managers will be happy to help you get started."
One highlight of the conference was one of the early morning workshop organised by the BSG, aimed at promoting opportunities for young investigators to become involved in NIHR research.

Professor Mark Hull, the NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for the Gastroenterology Specialty added:
“Trainee research networks in Gastroenterology and Hepatology are going from strength to strength. It was a pleasure for William and myself to describe how the CRN supports clinical research and provides opportunities to contribute to Portfolio studies during training.”