Marte Lie Høivik, MD, PhD, is a Gastroenterologist and Senior Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology at Oslo University Hospital (OUH), and Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Oslo, Norway. She heads the IBD unit and the IBD research group at OUH. She is Principal Investigator of the IBSEN III study, Project Leader for the OUH-IBD research registry and Norwegian Principal Investigator for the NORDTREAT consortium. She is involved in a broad range of clinical, epidemiological and translational IBD research projects. Marte Lie Høivik is a member of the Norwegian IBD Study Group, and she has been a National Representative for the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation.