The “National Kickoff Meeting of Lecturer Group on Gastrointestinal Mucosa ” was grandly held on April 14th at the Inner Mongolia Building in Beijing, accompanied by the 2023 Beijing Union Medical College International Digestive Disease Forum.
Professor Li Jingnan, Head of the Gastrointestinal Hormone and Mucosal Barrier Group of Division of Gastroenterology in the Chinese Society of Medical Sciences, said in his speech at the conference that, Eisai China and the Group had worked closely together to promote academic development in the field of GI mucosa, and thanked Eisai China for its strong support to the Group, and that the establishment of the lecturer group would assist the Group in raising doctors’ awareness of GI mucosa protection.
More than 20 mucosa-related experts from different provinces and cities were announced as lecturers for this “kick-off meeting”, including Professor Li Jingnan from Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Professor Wang Xiaozhong from Union Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Professor Wang Jiangbin from China-Japan Friendship Hospital of Jilin University, Professor Dong Weiguo from People’s Hospital of Wuhan University, Professor Wang Liangjing from the Second Hospital of Zhejiang University Medical College, Professor Wang Fangyu from the General Hospital of the Eastern War Zone of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Professor Zeng Zhirong from the First Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Professor Miao Yinglei from the First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University, Professor Jiang Haixing from the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, and Professor Jiang Haixing from the First Hospital of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Professor Jiang Haixing from the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Professor Lin Rong from Union Hospital of Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Professor Zhang Kaiguang from the First Affiliated Hospital of China University of Science and Technology, Professor Zuo Xiuli from Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Professor Wu Hao from West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Professor Liu Caifang from People’s Hospital of Hebei Province, Professor Zhang Chuan from Tong Ren Hospital of Beijing, Professor Xu Guifang from Gulou Hospital of Nanjing University School of Medicine.
During the meeting, the experts discussed the work plan of gastrointestinal mucosa related work in 2023. In particular, it should be noted that the case directions and criteria for the collection of cases related to GI mucosal injury were clarified, including the collection of cases of drug-derived GI injury, small bowel mucosal injury, ulcers, colonic mucosal lesions, etc. Selected cases are planned to be published in the Chinese Journal of Gastroenterology Supplement, which is the result of a win-win collaboration between Eisai and the Group.
The establishment of the GI Mucosa Lecturer Group and the conduct of lecture tours will provide high-quality academic content for doctors and raise their awareness of GI mucosa protection, benefiting a wider range of digestive patients.