Prof. dr. Marco J. Bruno (1963) is a full professor of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and chief of the department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His clinical and research activities focus on gastrointestinal oncology, hepato-pancreato-biliary diseases, and interventional endoscopy. He is (co)-author of over 450 peer reviewed articles in high-ranking journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Gastroenterology, Gut, Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is the initiator and leading author of international guidelines on chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cyst surveillance, and pancreatic cancer surveillance in high-risk individuals with a hereditary predisposition.
He is council member end treasurer of the European Association of Gastroenterology, Endoscopy & Nutrition (EAGEN); council member of the Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Study Group; member of the Scientific Committee of the United European Gastroenterology (UEG); past council member of UEG; and past chairman of the Education Committee of UEG and the Dutch Pancreatitis Study Group.