ECCO Country Member Profiles: France

Stéphanie Viennot and Jérôme Filippi, ECCO National Representatives, France



Name of group: GETAID
Number of active members: 54 GETAID centres (with 1-2 members per centre)
Number of meetings per year:
President and Secretary: Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet (president), Arnaud Bourreille (secretary)
National Representatives: Stéphanie Viennot, Jérôme Filippi
Joined ECCO in: 2007
Incidence of IBD in the country: Crohn´s disease:7.6/100,000    Ulcerative colitis: 4.4/100,000

What has changed since your society became an ECCO Country Member?
Implementation of ECCO Guidelines in our educational programmes.   

What are the benefits to you of being an ECCO Country Member?
Disseminating all information about ECCO activites at the national level, to give the opportunity to any GETAID member to participate in these activities

Is your society making use of the ECCO Guidelines?

Have you developed links with other countries through your ECCO Country Membership?

What are your main areas of research interest?
Clinical research

Does your centre or country have a common IBD database or bio bank?

What are your most prestigious/interesting past and ongoing projects?
GETAID studies (Cysif, Creole, MICA, Cure, in-Target...)

Which ECCO Projects/Activities is the group currently involved in?
I-care project

What are your aims for the future?
We would expect that ECCO supports our French academic research and educational activities.

How do you see ECCO helping you to fulfil these aims?

What do you use ECCO for? Network? Congress? How do you use the things/services that ECCO has to offer?
Educational programmes / ECCO Congress

Posted in ECCO News, ECCO Country Member Profiles, Volume 14, Issue 2