Dr Simon Gabe is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mark's Hospital in Harrow. He Co-Chairs the Nationally commissioned Intestinal Failure service at St Mark’s, one of two centres in the UK currently funded to provide this service. He was appointed as Senior Lecturer at St Mark's and Imperial College in 2000 and in 2005 this became an NHS appointment. He also has an MSc in Clinical Nutrition. Dr Gabe has a wide clinical experience in dealing with complex inflammatory bowel disease, especially with fistula development as well as intestinal failure, clinical nutrition, home parenteral nutrition and consideration of intestinal transplantation. He co-founded the National Adult Small Intestinal Transplant Forum together with Addenbrooke’s Hospital and has an honorary contract at Addenbrooke’s as a visiting specialist. Dr Gabe has been actively involved in BAPEN (British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition), having been Honorary Treasurer, Executive Officer, Chair of BAPEN regional representatives as well as Treasurer of BAPEN Medical. His academic and research interests include nutrition (parenteral & enteral nutrition in intestinal failure and also with enterocutaneous fistulae), home parenteral nutrition (survival & growth factors), intestinal transplantation and intestinal tissue engineering.