Jernej Dolinsek


Jernej Dolinšek, MD, PhD
Head, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrtion Unit, Department of Paediatrics, UMC Maribor
Jernej Dolinšek, MD, PhD, works at the Gastroenterology Unit of Pediatrics Department University Medical Centre Maribor, Slovenia. He is currently appointed head of the unit. He has worked at the Pediatrics Dpt. since 1996. During his training he has spent some time at Tampere with the research group of Prof. Markku Mäki. Based on this work he has finished his PhD aimed at the study of apoptotic processes in celiac disease. He has been actively collaborating in several national and international study groups and projects in the field of paediatric gastroenterology mainly focusing on celiac disease. Currently he is actively involved in Medical, ProCeDE, LQ-CELIAC, EuroPaedHP, and Trans-to-Care projects. He has been invited as a guest speaker to many Eastern European countries. He has been president of Slovene Celiac Disease Society for one mandate and is still a member of Executive board. He is a member of Slovene Medical Chamber Council, and member of Pediatrics Advisory Board of Ministry of Health of Republic of Slovenia. In 1997 he was a chairman of the very successful International Celiac Disease Symposium in Maribor. At the time, he serves in ESPGHAN Council as ESPGHAN International Affairs Representative.