Robin Spiller, MD, MSC
Former Rome Foundation Board Member
Served 2000 – 2014
Professor Robin Spiller is currently a Professor in Gastroenterology at the University of Nottingham, UK. Professor Spiller was educated at Cambridge University and completed medical studies at University Hospital, London. He received his MD from Cambridge University in 1985 and was made Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1993. Professor Spiller was a Medical Research Council Travelling Fellow to the Mayo Clinic in 1984 and was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist at University Hospital, Nottingham in 1988.
He is a member of the British and American Societies of Gastroenterology and the European society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility; Past Chairman of the Neurogastroenterology and Motility Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) He edited the BSG Guidelines for the management of IBS and is a member of the Co-ordinating Committee of the Rome Foundation, an international group which produced the Rome III criteria for the classification of the functional GI diseases. He has been Editor of Gut and international journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology since 2003. He is the author/co-author of more than 182 scientific publications. His main interest is in functional GI diseases and understanding the role of inflammation and abnormalities of serotonin and secretion in the irritable bowel syndrome.