Prof. Marco J. Bruno, MD, PhD

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Marco J. Bruno is professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology and director of Endoscopy in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam. He received his medical training in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam under the supervision of Guido Tytgat. His clinical and research activities focus on gastrointestinal oncology, hepato-pancreato-biliary diseases and interventional endoscopy, including endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancre­atography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). He has a special interest in pancreatic diseases. He has been a speaker, chairman and organizer at numerous international symposia and congresses and contributed to various international live endoscopy workshops. He is treasurer of the Dutch Society of Gastroenterologists and treasurer and member of the education committee of the European Association of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy.

Professional address:
Name institute/uni­versity: Erasmus Medical Center
Department: Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Post address: s-Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, Netherlands, Tel: ++31-(0)10–4639222, Fax: ++31-(0)10–4634682
E-mail: .

Training / education (including graduation):
04–06–1982 Gymnasium. Elshof Gymnasium, Nijmegen, NL.
04–05–1990 Artsexamen (MD exam) ?Cum Laude?. Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
11–1991 / 03–1995 Research fellow. Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Head of Department Prof. Dr. G.N.J. Tytgat, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Completion of PhD thesis entitled: ?Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency; Efficacy of Enzyme Replacement Therapy? ISBN 90–5170–353–8. Promotor: Prof. dr. G.N.J. Tytgat. Co-promotor: Dr. D.J. van Leeuwen.
04–1995 / 04–1998 Fellow/trainee Internal Medicine. Kennemer Gasthuis lokatie EG, departement of Internal Medicine, Boerhaavelaan 22, 2035 RC, Haarlem, Netherlands (Dr. J. Ferwerda).
05–1998 / 05–2001 Fellow/trainee Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Head of Department Prof. dr. G.N.J. Tytgat, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, NL.
11–2008 / 11–2008 Teach-the-Teacher training course. Desiderius School ? Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL.

Clinical experience, Professional appointments, Employment history and functions, Licenses and certifications:
06–1990 / 10–1991 Military service. Posted as general physician at military base Eelde and Eibergen.
05–2001 / 02–2008 Staff member of the department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, NL, Former head of department Prof. dr. G.N.J. Tytgat. Present head of department Prof. J. Bartelsman.
01–2004 / 02–2008 Head of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) research unit, department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
03–2008 / ---- Staff member of the department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Erasmus Medical Center, s-Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, Netherlands. Head of department Prof. dr. E. Kuipers.
02–2009 / ---- Director of Endoscopy, department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Erasmus Medical Center, s-Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Main clinical interests (In random order):
? Hepatopancrea­tobiliary diseases (differential diagnosis, staging, treatment) including pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma.
? Advanced interventional endoscopy techniques including endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancre­atography (ERCP), polypectomy, (enhanced) diagnostic imaging of the GI-tract for early diagnosis of (pre)malignant disease.
? Prevention, screening, surveillance strategies in gastrointestinal cancer.

Teaching experience (Regular courses per faculty, post doctoral courses, miscellaneous teaching activities):
05–2002 / 05–2004 Teacher in the national training curriculum for endoscopy assistants in Bunnik, NL.
10–2003 / 12–2007 Responsible for teaching activities (clinical seminar and presentation workshops) of MIK (Medische Informatie Kunde), Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, NL.
05–2001 / present Involved in many teaching courses as lecturer.
05–2001 / present Involved (and organiser) of many (hands-on) workshops including live demonstrations of advanced endoscopic techniques.

Memberships (including period):
Associations/So­cieties
07–2004 / 02–2008 Board member of the Amsterdam GUT club society.
11–2004 / 02–2008 Board member and treasurer of the European Postgraduate Gastro-Surgical School (EPGS) at the Ac. Medi. Center of the Univ. of Amsterdam.
05.2001 / present Member of the Dutch Society of Gastroenterology (NVGE).
05.2001 / present Member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).
03–2004 / present Faculty member of the European School of Gastroenterology.
01–2005 / present Member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).
04–2005 / present Board member and treasurer of the Dutch Society for Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists (Nederlandse Vereniging van Maag-Darm-Leverartsen).
01–2005 / present Board member and treasurer of the European Assoc. of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (EAGE).
Committees
06–2008 / present Member of the Dutch multidisciplinary working party on National Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic carcinoma.
08–2008 / present Member of the scientific council of the website esophageal cancer (www. slokdarmkanker­.info) of the Maag Lever Darm Stichting
Other
11–2005 / 11–2007 Member of the EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) working group on pancreatic cancer.
01–2003 / present Member of the advisory board of the Dutch Society of patients with pancreatic disease.

Thesis promotorship and supervision (Thesis projects finalized or ongoing):
1. Berkel van AM. Thesis: Endoscopic biliary drainage. Promotores: Huibregtse K & van Deventer SJH. Co-promotores: Bruno MJ & Bergman JJGHM. Amsterdam, Netherlands 2003.
2. Van Westerloo D. Thesis: The inflammatory response in critical illness. Promotor: van de Poll T. Co-promotores: Bruno MJ & de Vos A. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2007.
3. Cahen D. Thesis: Endoscopic therapy of chronic pancreatitis. Promotores: Fockens P & Gouma DJ. Co-promotor: Bruno MJ. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2008.
4. Spanier M. Thesis: Acute pancreatitis: epidemiology clinical management and outcome analysis (the EARL study). Promotores: Bruno MJ, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands & Bartelsman J, AMC. Amsterdam, Netherlands, scheduled beginning 2010.
5. Van Hooft J. Thesis: Enteral stenting of the GI-tract: Feasibility and outcome. Promotor: Fockens P, AMC. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Co-promotor: Bruno MJ, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands, scheduled beginning 2010.
6. de Jong K. Thesis: Pancreatic cystic neoplasms; differential diagnosis and management. Promotores: Fockens P, AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands & Bruno MJ, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Studies are ongoing.
7. Diddens P. Thesis: Novel developments in metal stenting for malignant obstruction of the proximal gastrointestinal tract. Promotor: Bruno MJ, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Studies are ongoing.
8. Harinck F. Thesis: The impact of surveillance of individuals at high risk for developing pancreatic cancer by EUS and MRI. Promotores: Bruno MJ, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands & Fockens P, AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Studies are ongoing.
9. Poley JW. Thesis: Advanced endoscopic procedures; advancements in EUS and ERCP. Promotor: Bruno MJ, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam. Netherlands. Studies are ongoing.
10. Sikkens E. Thesis: Chronic pancreatitis; clinical aspects and treatment of exocrine pancreatitis. Promotor: Bruno MJ, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam. Netherlands. Studies are ongoing.
11. Kastelein F. Thesis: Barrett?s esophagus – from inflammation to cancer ? from bedside to bench. Promotor: Bruno MJ, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam. Netherlands. Studies are ongoing.

Publications:
a. Wi-1: Scientific publication in international journal mentioned in the Social Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index or Arts & Humanities Citation Index with Impact Factor. ? 64
b. Wi-2: Scientific publication in international journal with referee system and without Impact Factor
c. LE: Letters to the Editor ? 3
d. WN: Scientific publication in national journal with referee system. ? 7
e. WB/WBC: Scientific publication as a book or as a contribution to a book including proceedings. ? 11
f. OC: Patents.
g. Other publications. ? 2

Contributions to meetings, seminars and lectures as invited speaker ? 75
Other contributions to meetings, seminars and lectures ? 23