Ed Giles is a consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at Monash and the Royal Children’s Hospital and lead for paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Monash. Ed is also a Research Fellow in mucosal immunology at the Hudson Institute for Medical Research. Current research projects include exploring the microbiota in paediatric IBD, and developing small intestinal organoids (“mini-guts”) for laboratory study.
Mark is a senior clinician in the Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition at Royal Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Professor at the University of Melbourne. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Sydney and clinical and research training at the Sydney Children’s Hospital and Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Canada.
Professor Winita Hardikar is a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to medicine, particularly to paediatric liver disease and transplantation.
Professor Winita Hardikar is the Director of the Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition Department Royal Children’s Hospital, and Head of the Liver and intestinal transplant program. She completed her medical training and a PHD at Melbourne University, and was a Fulbright scholar at Yale University.