Frontiers in Colorectal and Intestinal Disease 2022

Wednesday 9th Nov - Friday 11th Nov 2022
9am - 5pm
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London Bridge, London SE1 9DD, UK

Frontiers 2023 is now over! Whilst you wait for Frontiers 2023 in November, you can watch 3 days of fantastic talks and discussions by registering here!

Watch our 2022 highlights reel here:


Visiting Professors

  • Sir Alan Parks Visiting Professor: Amy Lightner, USA
  • Sir Francis Avery Jones Visiting Professor: Iris Dotan, Israel
  • Professor John Lennard Jones lecture: Charlie Lees, Edinburgh, UK

It is my pleasure and privilege as Dean of St Mark’s Academic Institute to welcome you to our 20th Annual Frontiers in Colorectal and Intestinal Disease.

The Congress covers a broad range of topics, all of which are multi-disciplinary, and encompass real issues that we deal with day-to-day in our clinics, presented by leading experts. We present cutting edge research, and are honoured to have Iris Dotan (Israel) as our Sir Francis Avery Jones Visiting Professor, Amy Lightner (USA) as our Sir Alan Parks Visiting Professor, and Charlie Lees (UK), delivering the Professor John Lennard Jones lecture. We combine medical, endoscopic, surgical, nursing and nutritional expertise throughout the programme, and ensure that our patients’ voice is heard.

Professor Ailsa Hart, Dean

About the programme

Frontiers 2022 programme

St Mark’s Frontiers is organised into a number of plenary sessions, all of which are multidisciplinary and presented by leading experts, so expect some fascinating talks and insights from across the spectrum of gastrointestinal disease and care. We are sure you will find this 3-day event interesting, stimulating, educational and at times controversial.

Programme Summary

Day 1: Wednesday 9th November

  • Emergency management of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Ulcerative colitis: addressing the tricky aspect of management
  • The Pouch in 2022 and beyond
  • IBD as a lifelong disease

Day 2: Thursday 10th November

  • Shining the endoscopic light on IBD
  • Colorectal cancer surveillance in IBD
  • Stricturing Crohn’s disease
  • Perianal Crohn’s disease: getting to the bottom of it

Day 3: Friday 11th November

  • Diet, nutrition and IBD
  • Hitting the goal of improving quality of life in IBD
  • Cancer and IBD
  • “Have I got views for you” in IBD

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