prof. dr. B.L.A.M. (Bas) Weusten Full Professor
- Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Bas L.A.M. Weusten (1967) is professor at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands. He has as graduated from medical school at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He has written his PhD thesis on gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal perception from 1992 to 1995. After his traineeship in gastroenterology he became a staff member at St Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands in 2002.
In 2011 he became professor of Innovative GI Endoscopy at the University Medical Center in Amsterdam. In 2017 he moved to Utrecht, where he became appointed as professor of GI Endoscopy at the University Medical Center Utrecht. He chaired the Dutch society for gastrointestinal endoscopy for many years.
His main focus in both clinical work and research is on endoscopic management of early neoplasia of the upper GI tract. He leads the endoscopic esophageal research group in the RAKU (Regionaal Acedemisch Kanker Centrum) collaboration. He has been involved in several national and international guidelines, and chaired the ESGE Position Statement on the Endoscopic Management of Barrett’s Esophagus.
2009-2010: Member Dutch Guideline Committee Gastric Cancer
2010-2018: Chair section Digestive Endoscopy NVGE
2012-2020: Member Scientific Advisary board St Antonius Research Fund
2014-2015: Member Dutch Guideline Committee Barrett’s Oeosophagus
2016-2017: Chair ESGE Positition Statement on Barrett’s Oesophagus
2016-2019: Member ESGE (European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) Research Upper-GI Working group
2016-2018: Member ESGE (European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) WG QIC Performance measures upper GI endoscopy
2017-2018: Member ESGE European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)curriculum WG on ESD
2017-2020: Member ESGE (European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) Guideline Committee
2018-2019: Member UEG (United European Gastroenterology) guideline on Achalasia
2018-2020: Chair ESGE (European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) position statement on endoscopic management of GI motility disorders
2019-2022: Member Medical Advisary Board ECM Therapeutics
2019-2022: Member organizing committee ESGE-days 2020-2021
Reviewer for several international journals