Prof.Filiz Akyuz is currently working in the department of Gastroenterology at the Istanbul University. She graduated in 1993 from the Istanbul University and specialized in internal medicine and gastroenterohepatology at the same institution. She had been a research fellow at the department of gastroenterology in the Catholic University of Leuven in 2006. She has published more than 150 articles and 8 national book chapters and book on various aspects o scientific and clinical gastroenterology. She is faculty member of Turkish Association of Gastroenterology and Inflammatory bowel Diseases Association. She is National representative of ECCO.