Professor Charles Knowles

On 2 Sep 2015

At this year’s ESCP meeting in Dublin, Ireland, Professor Charles Knowles  (Professor of Surgical Research at Queen Mary University of London and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK), will assess the role of sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) for bowel disorders in one of several keynote presentations. In this interview, Professor Knowles discusses the benefits, limitations and evidence supporting its use…

Anvar Makhmodov with colleagues at Leicester General Hospital

On 1 Sep 2015

ESCP offered nine 3-month fellowship opportunities between August 2014 and June 2015, each worth €8,000 and eight of these were taken up. ESCP would like to express their sincere thanks to Ethicon and Medtronic, each company supported three fellows and ESCP supported three too.

Jean-Claude Givel

On 1 Sep 2015

We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of our friend and colleague Jean-Claude Givel, who passed away suddenly on Sunday 23 August 2015. We send our condolences to his family and friends. Jean-Claude was very highly regarded by those of us in ESCP that knew him, and we feel privileged to have had the opportunity to work and spend time with him.

Dion Morton

On 14 Aug 2015

In a series of interviews, we will be previewing this year’s 10th ESCP Annual Meeting in Dublin, Ireland, 23-25 September 2015. We talked to Professor Dion Morton, who highlights the clinical trials under discussion at the research sessions in Dublin…

Tony Mak (right) with Ronan O'Connell and Simon Ng

On 15 Jul 2015

It was an honour and privilege to win the BJS Society prize for the Best of the Six Best for my paper entitled “The healing effect of mesenchymal adipose-tissue-derived stem cells on colonic anastomosis under ischaemic conditions” which I presented on 26th September 2014 at the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) Annual Scientific Meeting in Barcelona, Spain.

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