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Institute for Liver and Digestive Health (ILDH)

The UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, part of the UCL Division of Medicine, concentrates the entire clinical and scientific activity in Hepatology at University College London in close coordination with Hepatobiliary Medicine, Surgery and Liver Transplantation.

The Institute also provides academic guidance for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy at UCL.

Professor Massimo Pinzani is the Director of the UCL Institute for Liver & Digestive Health & the Sheila Sherlock Chair of Hepatology.

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The UCL Institute for Liver & Digestive Health is a major education site providing training for UCL medical students, specialist registrars, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from the UK, EU countries and the rest of the World.

UCLs Institute for Liver and Digestive Health offers numerous postgraduate training courses at University College and the Royal Free Hospitals

Key Publications & Research Articles

Information concerning the groups and their areas of research within ILDH and details of Honorary Members and Visiting Professors

IDLH Weekly Timetable

Monday

Journal Club (1st Monday of the month)

  • Time: 12.30-13.30
  • Organiser:  Dr Douglas MacDonald, Consultant Hepatologist
  • Venue: Andy Burroughs Seminar Room, U3rd Floor, ILDH, Royal Free Campus

During the Journal Club an article for a clinic journal is presented and appraised.  Guest speaker each week.  Sponsored lunch provided

Tuesday

Royal Free Morning Report

  • Time: 8.00-9.00
  • Venue: Rheumatology Library, Lower Ground Floor, Royal Free Hospital
  • Contact:  Millie Williams 020 7794 0432

With General Medical teaching & Rheumatology post-graduate teaching this meeting is both educationally and very valuable, often with breakfast provided

Hepatology Radiology Meeting

  • Time:  12.45-13.45
  • Venue:  8th Floor Seminar Room, Royal Free Hospital
  • Organiser:  Dr Dominic Yu 020 7433 4688

Taking the format of a Clinical X-Ray Conference

Wednesday

Royal Free Grand Round

  • Time:  12.30-13.30
  • Venue:  Lecture Theatre 1, Ground Floor, Royal Free Hospital
  • Organiser:  Lynn Knight 020 7433 2851

The purpose of the Grand Round is to present interesting & educational cases and for discussion of the widest possible range of relevant clinical and scientific issues; in addition to enlightening and educating the audience.

Lunch provided in Tutorial Room 11 @1200

ILDH Weekly Seminar Series

  • Time:  1600-1700
  • Venue:  Andy Burroughs Seminar Room, U3rd Floor, Royal Free Campus
  • Chair:  Professor Massimo Pinzani
  • Organiser:  Justin Hsuan  020 7433 2821

A meeting designed specifically for investigators to present their unpublished research in progress to peers and senior experts.  Invited guest speaker.

Thursday

Morning Report

  • Time:  8.00-9.00
  • Venue: Rheumatology Library, Lower Ground Floor, Royal Free Hospital
  • Contact:  Millie Williams 020 7794 0432

With General Medical teaching & Rheumatology post-graduate teaching this meeting is both educationally and very valuable, often with breakfast provided

Friday

Hepatology & OLT Meeting

  • Time: 9.00-10.00
  • Venue:  8 South Seminar Room, 8th Floor, Royal Free Hospital
  • Organiser:  Rachel Westbrook, Consultant Hepatologist rachel.westbrook@nhs.net

Histology Meeting

  • Time:  10.30-11.00
  • Venue:  8 South Seminar Room, 8th Floor, Royal Free Hospital
  • Organiser: Rachel Westbrook, Consultant Hepatologist rachel.westbrook@nhs.net