Concurrent Session #1:
Saturday, November 14, 2020
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Dr. Jean-Frédéric Colombel, MD
Director of The Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center
and The Leona M & Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust IBD Center
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Colombel is the director of the Susan and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Center and the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Center (Mount Sinai, NY). Over the years he has also served roles as president of European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization (ECCO) and chair of the International Organization of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IOIBD). His research focuses on the pathophysiology of IBD and development of new therapeutic strategies.
Is it possible to predict or prevent IBD?
- Discuss the potential role for predictive tools in IBD
- Identify the target population for disease prevention
- Consider different prevention strategies that apply across the disease continuum