19th Aug 2020

The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Freeman Hospital are pleased to invite you to a webinar on recent advances in pancreatology. During
the current COVID-19 pandemic we have recognised the appetite for online education and we hope that you find the proposed agenda of interest to you and relevant.

You can register here Webinar 19th August


PROF JOHN WINDSOR established the first HBP/Upper GI Unit in NZ in 1993 at Auckland City Hospital. During the 1990s I pioneered a number of laparoscopic surgeries and set up the Surgical
Skills Training Centre. As Professor of Surgery at the University of Auckland I have a research program and I am involved in surgical teaching and training. My surgical practice encompasses the
management of all aspects of benign and malignant pancreatic diseases.

PROF MARC BESSELINK was trained at Utrecht University (Medicine) and the University of Oxford (Evidence-based Health Care). He was a fellow at the AMC Amsterdam and Southampton
University Hospital and specialized in minimally invasive HPB surgery and pancreatic surgery. He is the co-founder of the Dutch Pancreatitis Study Group and Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Group,
involved with several committees in the IHPBA and E-AHPBA organization and coordinates the work of several clinical MD-PhD students who perform clinical and translational studies in the fields
of pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis and (minimally invasive) HPB surgery

MR. SANJAY PANDANABOYANA is a consultant HPB surgeon at the Freeman hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne. Sanjay underwent his higher surgical training in the Scotland followed by HPB fellowships in Edinburgh and Leeds. His clinical areas of interests are pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis with particular emphasis on PROMS and QOL. He has a strong research portfolio with
close to 100 publications and currently hold a position of Associate professor in the University of Auckland, New Zealand and Senior Clinical Lecturer, Newcastle University.Sanjay has a particular
interest in systematic reviews and metaanalysis with more than 30 systematic reviews published on topics related chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.

DR. MANU NAYAR is a full time Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne since 2008. His subspecialty area of interest is hepatobiliary and pancreatic medicine. He is well published in peer reviewed journals in this area. He is the President of the UK & Ireland EUS society. He is involved in national trials relating to pancreaticobiliary (PB) endoscopy and is well published in this field.

MARY PHILLIPS graduated as a Dietitian from the University of Surrey in 2000 and has over 15 years’ experience working in the hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgical unit at the Royal Surrey County
Hospital, UK. She has a particular interest in managing patients with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. She is Clinical Lead (Pancreas) for the Gastroenterology Specialist Group of the British Dietetic Association (BDA), Past President of the Pancreatic Society (2013-14) and Chair of the Nutrition Interest Group of the Pancreatic Society (NIGPS).

Mr. JEREMY FRENCH is a Consultant HPB & Transplant surgeon at the Freeman Hospital. He has been a core member of the executive committee – international guidelines for the management
of acute pancreatitis. He is currently the clinical director of surgery and is also the surgical Chair of the Northern Deanery Education committee. He has been the driving force in decision making for
HPB surgery during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Mr. GOURAB SEN is a Consultant Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon at Freeman Hospital. His clinical expertise is in the surgical management of pancreatic and liver cancers, with special interest in complex liver resections for cholangiocarcinoma and hepatocellular cancer, including liver transplantation. He has extensive experience of managing severe acute pancreatitis including a multidisciplinary approach to minimally invasive necrosectomy

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