During a two-hour session, researchers belonging to the “Karolinska IBD Alliance” (KIBDA) network will present new findings in the IBD field and show how coordination between the health care system, the patient and researchers can lead to better care for those suffering from the disease.

Preliminary programme:

16:00-16:10: Brief introduction. Jonas F Ludvigsson
16:10-16:20: How common is IBD? Anders Forss
16:20-16:30: How are children with IBD doing? Petter Malmborg
16:30-16:40: How can laboratory data improve research (in English). Juan-Jesus Carrero
16:40-16:50: The Swedish IBD register. Ola Olén
16:50-17:20: Coffee break and social mixer
17:20-17:30: Healing of the mucosa in IBD (in English). Eduardo Villablanca
17:30-17:40: Surgery for IBD – how it’s done and what happens. Caroline Nordenvall
17:40-17:50: When IBD strikes outside the bowel. Charlotte Hedin
17:50-18:00: Is the solution to the IBD puzzle found in the oral cavity? Elisabeth A Boström and Sven Almer