Queen Fabiola Children’s University Hospital
Patrick BONTEMS, MD, PhD, born in 1965, is Professor and Head of the Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He works at the Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants Reine Fabiola, at the Academic Hospital Erasme and at the Universitiy Hospital Tivoli. He has published many original studies on gastro-duodenal mucosal diseases and immunological responses, on inflammatory bowel diseases and on nutritional screening. He is member of different scientific societies: European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition – European Crohn and Colitis Organisation – Vice-President of the Belgian Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition – President of the Belgian Helicobacter and microbiota Study Group.