Dr Moran did his undergraduate medical training at University of Malta Medical School and was awarded an MD in 1999. He completed his basic postgraduate training at St. Luke’s Hospital in Malta and gained membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom in 2002. He was appointed to the higher specialist training programme in Gastroenterology in the West Midlands, UK in 2004. After completion of his PhD studies at the University of Manchester in 2011 he advanced his clinical training in Inflammatory Bowel disease by undertaking a one year advanced clinical fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel disease at the University of Calgary, Canada under the supervision of Professors Remo Panaccione and Professor Subrata Ghosh.
He was appointed as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham in October 2013. He is academic training lead for the Nottingham Digestive Diseases. As from 2014, he is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Expert reviewer for the National Institute of Health Research Trent Clinical Research Network and an Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Clinical Research Group Committee member for the British Society of Gastroenterology.
He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis and an Inflammatory Bowel disease expert reviewer for the British Journal of Nutrition, The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Journal, International Journal of Obesity, Clinical Nutrition, Expert Reviews in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and CORE.