External Scientific Advisory Board
Professor Philippe Mathurin
Philippe Mathurin is Professor of Hepatology and Head of the research program on liver disease since 2001 and chief of the Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology of the University Hospital of Lille since 2013. He is associate editor of Journal of Hepatology since 2009. Philippe Mathurin has published more than 250 articles in prominent journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Gut and Journal of Hepatology. His main research interests are alcoholic hepatitis, Hepatitis C virus, non alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Professor Gyongyi Szabo
Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD, is Chief Academic Officer at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and serves as Faculty Dean at Harvard University in Boston, MA. Professor Szabo's research investigates the cellular and molecular mechanisms of immunity and inflammation in the liver including alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and viral hepatitis infection.
She is an internationally recognized leader in the field of liver immunology and has been organizer and invited speaker at numerous international and national conferences. She served as President of AASLD in 2015 and currently Editor-in-Chief of Hepatology Communications
Professor Christophe Moreno
Christophe Moreno is Professor and Clinical Director of the Liver Unit in the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology and Digestive Oncology in CUB Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles, in Belgium since 2012.
He is President of the Belgian Association for the study of the Liver, member of European Association for the Study of the Liver and the American Association for the Study of Liver disease, and Associate editor for Journal of Hepatology since July 2014.
Christophe Moreno has published more than 100 articles in prominent journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Journal of Hepatology. His main research interests are Alcoholic liver diseases, Genetics of Liver Diseases, Viral Hepatitis and Liver Transplantation.
Dr Ramon Bataller
Ramon Bataller is Associate Director of the Pittsburgh Liver Research Centre and Chief of Hepatology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr Bataller's research interests include liver fibrosis and the mechanisms and determinants of mortality of alcoholic liver disease. He has performed translational studies using human samples and experimental models of liver disease primarily. A more recent research interest of Dr. Battaler involves his exploration of the global public health aspects of alcoholic liver disease. He is the PI for an NIH-funded consortium (InTeam) for translational research of alcoholic hepatitis. InTeam's main goals include the identification of molecular subtypes and the identification of novel targets for therapy.