Advance the care of children with inflammatory bowel

What we do

Investigator and industry initiated research

Take knowledge further

What we do

Mission Statement

“PIBD-net was founded with the mission to advance the care of children with inflammatory bowel disease globally through investigator and industry initiated research, the development of optimal treatment plans, and monitoring safety and effectiveness of current and emerging treatments.”

Proposed Strategies

  • To partner with patients, families, patient-organizations (charities), physicians, and industry to create a transparent, inclusive infrastructure to achieve its mission. 
  • To partner with agencies and stake holders to accelerate access to new medicine and to improve existing care (effectiveness and safety) for children with IBD

Governing Board of Officers


Frank Ruemmele
MD, PhD

President

Dan Turner
MD, PhD

Vice President for Europe & Israel

Jeffrey Hyams
MD

Vice President for North America

Anne Griffiths
MD

Secretary

Lissy de Ridder
MD, PhD

Treasurer

Operational Board

USA + Canada


Anne Griffiths, Toronto, Canada
Athos Bousvaros Boston, USA
Bill Faubion, Rochester, USA
Bob Baldassano, Philadelphia, USA
Dick Colletti , Burlington, USA
Francisco Sylvester, Hartford, USA
Harland Winter, Boston, USA
Jeff Hyams , Hartford, USA
Jim Markowitz, New York, USA
Marla Dubinsky, New York, USA
Mel Heyman, San Francisco, USA
Tony Otley , Halifax, Canada

Europe + Israel


Arie Levine, Jerusalem, Israel
Christian Braegger, Zurich, Switzerland
Dan Turner, Jerusalem, Israel
Frank Ruemmele, Paris France
Gigi Veereman, Brussel, Belgium
Hankje Escher, Rotterdam, NL
Kaija Leena Kolho, Helsinki, Finnland
Lissy de Ridder, Rotterdam, NL
Paolo Lionetti, Florence, Italy
Richard Russell, Glasgow, UK
Salvatore Cucchiara, Roma, Italy
Sibylle Koletzko, Munich, Germany

Australia + Japan


Katsuhiro Arai, Tokyo, Japan
Peter Levington, Brisban, Australia

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