Dr Anton Emmanuel BSc, MD, FRCP University College London and University College Hospital Anton Emmanuel obtained his medical degree from London University. He is a Senior Lecturer in Neuro-Gastroenterology at University College London and Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College Hospital at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square) and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore). Prior to this he was Senior Lecturer at Imperial College and St Mark's Hospital. His current clinical work encompasses being director of the GI Physiology Unit at University College Hospital as well as a gastroenterology service for patients with neurological diseases. His research includes gut neurophysiology and the study of the aetiology and management of functional gastrointestinal disorders of the upper and lower gut. He currently supervises 6 post-graduate research fellows undertaking higher degrees. Laboratory work is undertaken jointly with colleagues in UCL. He chairs the Clinical Studies Group of the NGM section of the BSG and is on the Examination Board of the Specialty Certificate Exams for the Royal College of Physicians. He is the Medical Director of Core, the largest UK gastrointestinal charity, and is editor in chief of Frontline Gastroenterology, a specialist clinical journal.