Dr Gordon Moran is an academic gastroenterologist with a special interest in the clinical management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Gordon completed his gastroenterology training in Birmingham, UK and his PhD studies with Professor John Mclaughlin at the University of Manchester in 2011. He advanced his clinical training in inflammatory bowel disease by undertaking a one year advanced clinical fellowship in inflammatory bowel disease at the University of Calgary, Canada under the supervision of Professor Remo Panaccione.
Since 2013, his primary research aim has been investigating the altered whole body physiology (eating behaviour, gut motility and altered muscle physiology) in Crohn’s patients as well optimising new MRI techniques for measuring disease active and disease burden in IBD. In collaboration with the Stem Cell group at the University of Nottingham he is piloting some early stem cell platforms in modelling IBD. He is presently funded through the BROAD Medical Research Program, CORE Research Charity, Crohn’s and Colitis UK, The Medical Research Council, The Wellcome Trust, Nottingham University Hospitals Charity and the NIHR. He presently supervises 6 PhD students, 1 MSc student amd 1 IBD clinical research Fellow.
He is involved in a large number of randomised controlled trials in IBD both as a principal applicant or a co-applicant. He is Academic Program Director for Gastroenterology for the Nottingham Digestive Disease Centre, IBD Clinical Research Group Member Committee member for the British Society of Gastroenterology and an IBD expert member for the National Institute of Health Research Trent Clinical Research Network.
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