Professor Thomson Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Interventional Endoscopist and Professor in Paediatric Gastroenterology, has clinics in Sheffield and Central London.Professor Mike Thomson was trained firstly in Paediatrics then in the sub-speciality of Paediatric Gastroenterology and also focused widely on Paediatric Hepatology and Paediatric Nutrition. Professor Mike Thomson graduated from Aberdeen Medical School in 1985 and started paediatric gastroenterology training in 1987/8. In the early 1990s he spent five years working in Australia, as a Clinical Research Fellow in gastroenterology and cystic fibrosis at the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation in Brisbane with Prof Ross Shepherd. While there he was awarded his Medical Doctorate on cystic fibrosis genetics and energy expenditure. Professor Thomson has presented international invited lectures on over 300 occasions, has published over 100 internationally peer-review original papers, has published many abstracts from international meetings, has written over 30 chapters in internationally recognised text books, and has edited and published 6 text books in paediatrics. He runs an active research programme and is the Director of the International Academy of Paediatric Endoscopy Training, attracting graduates from North and South America, Europe, Australasia and other regions around the world.