Proposed Agenda & Faculty, 3-4 November 2023

Marla C. Dubinsky, MD

Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai New York

Marla C. Dubinsky, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. Dr. Dubinsky received her medical degree from Queen’s University, Canada. She completed her pediatric residency at Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, Canada, and her clinical fellowship in gastroenterology and nutrition at Sainte-Justine Hospital at the University of Montreal, Canada. She completed her research fellowship in IBD at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, where she served as the Director of the Pediatric IBD Center before going to Mount Sinai as the Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital and Co-Director of the Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center. Dr. Dubinsky is also the Co-Director of the IBD Preconception and Pregnancy Planning Clinic at Mount Sinai. She is the Co-Founder of Mi-Test Health, and Cornerstones Health which is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing and transforming communication between health care providers, patients, and industry partners through creative, comprehensive, and expert-based educational program. She is also the Co-Founder of Trellus Health, a resilience driven connected health solution for chronic conditions-leading with IBD.
Dr. Dubinsky has been engaged in IBD clinical and translational research for over two decades. Her primary research focuses on developing predictive models and web-based decision support tools that integrate clinical and biomarkers to predict the natural history of IBD and response to therapy. She has a keen interest in personalized medicine in IBD and her research uncovers predictors of rapid disease progression with the goal of preventing complications by altering treatment plans. Dr. Dubinsky is the principal investigator of multiple large longitudinal cohorts including the Road to Prevention Multiplex Family Program at Mount Sinai with over 700 enrolled participants with a goal of using multi-omic data to predict the development of IBD in unaffected family members and co-investigator of the Risk Stratification and Identification of Immunogenetic and Microbial Markers of Rapid Disease Progression in Children with Crohn’s Disease (RISK) study and senior author on the manuscript presenting a model to predict the natural history of pediatric Crohn’s disease. Dr. Dubinsky is very committed to women’s reproductive health in IBD and in addition to her research in this field she is the Co-founder of WECARE in IBD, an organization dedicated to the health of women with IBD. She has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally, and has published in more than 275 peer-reviewed journals, including Gastroenterology, Lancet, JAMA, The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The journal of Crohn’s and Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, and the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
In 2022, Dr. Dubinsky received the Sherman Prize for Excellence in Crohn’s and Colitis.

Ana Guttierrez, MD

Hospital General Universitario de Alicante

 Family Name:  Gutiérrez Casbas
 First name:  Ana
 Date and place of Birth: Madrid, 12 of August 1968
 Nationality: Spanish

 Pre-grade studies:

  • 1986-1992: Medicine School, Miguel Hernandez University, Elche, Spain

 Post-grade studies:

  • 1993-1996 Gastroenterology and Hepatology Residency. Hospital General Universitario de Alicante.
  • 1997 PhD Degree in Medicine (cum laude) at Miguel Hernández University Elche, Spain in the Prognostic value of fibrinolytic tests for hospital outcome in patients with acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. 

Professional Experience:

  • 1997-2003: Gastroenterologist at Hospital General Universitario de Elche
  • 2003-2019: Gastroenterologist at Hospital General Universitario de Alicante.
  • From 2020: Head of Gastroenterology Section at Hospital General Universitario de Alicante.
  • From 2006: Head of IBD Unit of Hospital General Universitario de Alicante


Scientific Organisation Membership:

  • Colegio de Médicos de Alicante
  • Sociedad Valenciana de Patología Digestiva.
  • Grupo Español de Enfermedad de Crohn y Colitis Ulcerosa (GETECCU). Vice president of GETECCU and Teaching Area Coordinator
  • Asociación Española de Gastroenterología, (Spain Association of Gastroenterology)(AEG)
  • ECCO (European Crohn and Colitis Organization)