Dr. Walter Reinisch, MD, is a leading global scientific expert and clinician in the area of IBD has joined the Algernon Medical and Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Reinisch is a founding member of the European Crohn’s & Colitis Organization and was assigned as an honorary member after having contributed in various positions. He was active in the Scientific and Public Affairs Committee of the United European Gastroenterology and headed the Austrian IBD Study Group. Dr. Reinisch is a member of the International Organization For the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Dr. Reinisch is an expert in designing, conducting and interpreting the results of clinical trials in IBD. He envisions a customized management of IBD utilizing the innovations of translational medicine. He advocates the implementation of a “common language of inflammatory bowel disease” to improve the communication with patients and between physicians for a better care and more robust research outcomes. Dr. Reinisch has also either written or made contributions to over 250 publications on IBD and remains active in all aspects of IBD research.