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Originally from Iran, Dr. Rabiee is a graduate of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. In the USA, she completed two years of research fellowship on T32 grant prior to applying for residency. She then finished her internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, followed by a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. She graduated from transplant hepatology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2017 and joined the VA in Washington DC right after and now serves as the clinical director of hepatology and chief of transplant services. Her main interests include portal hypertension and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Professor of Hepatology at Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Odense University Hospital and University of Southern Denmark. ORCID id: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1854-1924 I work to reduce morbidity and mortality from alcohol-related liver disease, for the benefit of an otherwise stigmatised patient group. My research centers on the development and validation of diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers, with a particular focus on early disease detection and cost-effective referral pathways. Elastography expert contributor to EASL Clinical Practice Guidance, the BAVENO VII consensus statement, and AASLD clinical guidance. Partner in the European research consortia GALAXY, LiverScreen, MicrobPredict and SALVE.
Juan Turnes is a specialist in Gastroenterology with special dedication to Hepatology research, first in Hospital Clinic in Barcelona during 2002 – 2006 and later in Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Pontevedra aka CHUP. Nowadays he is the leader of a consolidated team committed to Hepatology research in Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Galicia Sur. Their main work areas are HCV, Cirrhosis Complications, hepatocarcinoma, and NAFLD. They have a large experience with Clinical Trials and multicentre studies in Hepatology and NAFLD
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Kate is a clinical research fellow at Barts Health in North East London and is studying for her PhD at Queen Mary University of London. Her research interests include the impact of health policy and strategy on outcomes. Her PhD focuses on the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in England, using real-world data to evaluate services that contribute to disease elimination.
Apichat Kaewdech, MD, is a medical instructor at the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand. He is currently a member of the Thai Association for the Study of the Liver (THASL)’s steering committee, serving as an academic committee. During his residency training, he honored a research award from The Royal College Physicians of Thailand. He received an opportunity to present an oral abstract at the Asian Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2019. He received Professor Mindie H. Nguyen Award for Outstanding Clinical Research by Early Career Investigators, AASLD Foundation 2021.
Dr Lindsey Kennedy is an Assistant Research Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN.
Originally from Germany, Naomi Lange is currently living and working in Bern, Switzerland. Her clinical work in general internal medicine sparked a passion for hepatology, particularly non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and metabolic comorbidities. Under the guidance of Prof. Dufour and Prof. Berzigotti, she is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program to further her clinical research in these areas. She is also interested in exploring gender medicine aspects within NAFLD and hepatology.
Markakis George is a resident of Gastroenterology in the University of Athens (NKUA). He graduated Medical School (2015) at NKUA were he is also attending a MsC in Clinical Trials and a PhD in cirrhosis and sarcopenia. He focused, early in his career, on hepatology working as a clinical research fellow and sub-investigator in the Academic department of Gastroenterology of NKUA since 2018, as well as in European Consortiums for NAFLD (LITMUS) and Hepatitis B (IP-cure-B). During the last years he has developed an active role in social media concerning medical literacy and health misinformation.
Anna Saborowski is a physician scientist and part of the GI oncology team in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Hannover Medical School, Germany. Since her early years in medical school, Anna has been interested in basic research, and she did her postdoc at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, in the laboratory of Scott W. Lowe. In line with her clinical interests, her research focuses on the molecular underpinnings of hepatobiliary malignancies, and she started her own lab in 2015. Anna is well acquainted with the challenges that come with pursuing both clinical work and basic research while having a family, and she is especially dedicated to encourage young scientists to embark on a career in hepatology with confidence. Anna has served as a principal investigator and gender representative in the collaborative research center “Liver Cancer” funded by the German Research Foundation, and she is part of the EASL YI task force since 2020.
Dr. Wong had completed his training in Gastroenterology Senior Residency, Singhealth, Singapore. He is currently a clinical assistant professor from the Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, and a consultant from Changi General Hospital, Singapore. His passion is in the field of liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and viral hepatitis. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and served as the editorial member for the Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology.
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