European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and other Interventional Techniques

Research Portfolio Subcommittee


To advance the scope, applications and quality of minimally invasive surgery through support for translational research and critical appraisal of process, technique and technology used in MIS throughout Europe and globally.


To facilitate the delivery of MIS research carried out on behalf of the EAES
To promote the application of optimum research methodology to a diverse demographic including younger researchers
To promote dissemination of high quality MIS research across the membership including publication in Surgical Endoscopy
To encourage research collaboration within the EAES membership and with other appropriate societies

Chairman Research Portfolio subcommittee
Dr. Thanjakumar Arulampalam
Colchester Hospital
United Kingdom


Prof. Gil Faria
Hospital Geral de Santo António
General Surgery and Bariatric Unit
Porto – Portugal

Dr. Antonello Forgione
Consultant general oncologic and mininvasive surgery
Niguarda Ca’ Grande Hospital /
Aims Academy
Milan – Italy

Dr. Christos Kontovounisios
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery Imperial College
Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster and the Royal Marsden Campus
Department of Surgery and Cancer
London – United Kingdom

Prof. Luca Morelli
Associate Professor of General Surgery
Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana / University of Pisa
Department of Traslational Research and of new Surgical and Medical Technologies
Pisa – Italy

Prof. Beat Müller
Managing Senior attending surgeon, Section head ‘Minimally Invasive and Obesity surgery
Department of general, Visceral and Transplantation surgery
Heidelberg University
Heidelberg – Germany

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The EAES 2022 Wintermeeting - on demand available now

The recorded lectures of the 2022 edition of the EAES Wintermeeting. Offered to you by the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery. A morning full of lectures about the latest technology in endoscopic surgery. ‘Innovations in surgery – from lab to OR’.