Professor Dr. Sibylle Koletzko is the Head of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. v. Haunersches Kinderspital, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany. Her research involves projects in inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease, and food allergy. She is one of the principal investigators of the German Infant Nutrition Intervention (GINI Plus) study and the ProCeDE trial (evaluation of the new guidelines for the diagnosis of coeliac disease), the German investigator for a large intervention trial PrevendCD, and member of the coeliac group for the long-term observational TEDDY study.
Sibylle Koletzko served as secretary of GI-committee from 2005-2012 and council member of European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) (2009-2012), and president of the German Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (GPGE) (2007-2009). She is the chair of the ESPGHAN Working group for Helicobacter pylori infections, and member of the ESPGHAN Porto group for IBD and the Coeliac working group. She presented ESPGHAN in the Scientific Committee of the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) from 2013-1017. She is past-president of the German speaking Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (GPGE). She has contributed to several national and international guidelines, including the topics Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, infectious gastroenteritis in childhood, cow’s milk allergy, food allergy, and Helicobacter pylori infection. She is a member of the Editorial board of the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and is principal author or co-author of >350 scientific publications, book chapters and reviews.