Jose Carlos Fernandez-Checa, PhD
Professor of the Spanish National Research Council at the Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona (IIBB-CSIC); Institute of Biomedical Research August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS); CIBEREHD; Barcelona, Spain.
Agustín Albillos, MD, PhD
Interests: cirrhosis, portal hypertension, gut-liver axis, acute-on-chronic liver failure
Professor of Medicine, University of Alcalá. Head, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hospital Ramón y Cajal. Madrid, Spain
Matias A. Avila, PhD
Interests: cellular and molecular mechanisms of the hepatic response, genetic mechanisms of chronic liver disease, biomarkers
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and director of the Hepatology Program of the Center for Applied Medical Research at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
Ina Bergheim, PhD
Interests: nutrition, intestinal barrier, alcohol-related liver disease, NAFLD, bacterial endotoxin, aging
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Wen-Xing Ding, PhD
Interests: autophagy, mitochondria, alcohol associated liver disease, alcohol-associated pancreatitis, drug-induced liver injury (DILI), lipid metabolism
Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
Kenichi Ikejima, MD, PhD
Interests: pathophysiology of alcohol-related liver disease and NAFLD/NASH, liver immunology, sinusoidal cell biology and hepatic fibrogenesis
Professor of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
Eun Hee Koh, MD, PhD
Interests: Non-alcholic steatohepatitis
Professor, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa-gu, Republic of Korea
Amedeo Lonardo, MD
Interests: NAFLD, NASH, MAFLD, metabolic syndrome, cirrhosis, liver cancer, sex diferences
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Modena, Modena, Italy
Maria Carlota Londoño, MD, PhD
Interests: liver diseases, autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, hepatitis C, liver transplantation
Hepatologist, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Associate professor, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
Derek A. Mann, PhD
Interests: liver fibrosis, liver cancer, replicative senescence, tissue ageing, inflammation, immunobiology
Professor of Hepatology, Biosciences Institute, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Jose J. G. Marin, PhD
Interests: bile acids, cholestasis, liver and gastrointestinal cancer, chemoresistance and chemosensitization, drug targeting, gene therapy
Professor, Head of Dept. Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Salamanca; Experimental Hepatology and Drug Targeting (HEVEPHARM); Carlos III National Institute of Health, Center for the Study of Liver and Gastrointestinal Diseases (CIBERehd); Salamanca Institute for Biomedical Research (IBSAL); Salamanca, Spain.
Fabio Marra, MD, PhD
Interests: cellular and molecular mechanisms of hepatic inflammation and fibrogenesis, pathophysiology of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, hepatobiliary neoplasia, non-invasive evaluation of liver fibrosis
Professor of Medicine and Director of the Internal Medicine and Liver Unit, University of Florence, Italy
Maria L. Martinez-Chantar, PhD
Interests: liver care, non-invasive assays for NASH diagnosis, metabolomics
Professor, School of Medicine, University of Deusto; CIC bioGUNE; CIBERehd – Spanish Carlos III Health Institute; Derio, Spain
Han Moshage, PhD
Interests: chronic liver diseases, apoptosis, necrosis, lipotoxicity, fatty liver diseases, oxidative stress, signal transduction, fibrosis, inflammation, hepatocytes, Kupffer cells, stellate cells
Professor of Experimental Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Dept. of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Natalia Nieto, Pharm.D, PhD
Interests: alcoholic liver disease, fibrosis, NASH
Professor, Department of Pathology, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology), University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
Oren Tirosh, PhD
Interests: oxidative stress and metabolic diseases, NAFLD/NASH, hepatocytes cell death, redox signaling, cholesterol and bile acids biology.
Professor of Nutritional Sciences. Head, Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition. The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Rehovot, Israel.
William Ka Kei Wu, PhD
Interests: gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, probiotics, H. pylori, NAFLD, genomics, autophagy
Associate Professor (Non-clinical), State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, China.
María Arechederra, PhD
Interests: liver cancer, HCC/CCA, molecular mechanisms of liver carcinogenesis, genetics and epigenetics, DNA methylation, liquid biopsy biomarkers
Researcher, Hepatology Program, Center for Applied Medical Research (Cima), University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
Carmen Berasain, PhD
Interests: cellular and molecular mechanisms of hepatocarcinogenesis, gene expression regulation, liquid biopsy strategies
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and sub-director of the Hepatology Program of the CIMA at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
Francisco Javier Cubero, PhD
Interests: liver, ER, JNK, ASH, DILI, cholestasis, HCC/CCA
Professor of Medicine (Immunology), Department of Immunology, Ophthalmology & ENT, Complutense University School of Medicine, Madrid, Spain.
Robert Eferl, PhD
Interests: colorectal cancer, colorectal cancer metastasis, intestinal barrier function, cytokine signaling
Professor, Center for Cancer Research, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Maite G. Fernandez-Barrena, PhD
Interests: chronic liver diseases, MAFLD, NASH, fibrosis, hepatocarcinogenesis, epigenetics
Ramon y Cajal Investigator; Program of Hepatology, Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA), University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain; IdiSNA, Navarra Institute for Health Research, Pamplona, Spain; National Institute for the Study of Liver and Gastrointestinal Diseases (CIBERehd, Carlos III Health Institute), Madrid, Spain.
Carmen Garcia-Ruiz, PhD
Interests: mitochondria, lipid metabolism, oxidative stress, cell death, gender differences in NASH driven HCC
Professor, Spanish National Research Council, Department of Cell Death and Proliferation (IIBB-CSIC); August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS); Research Center Network of Hepatic and Digestive Diseases (CIBERehd-ISCIII); Barcelona, Spain.
Luis E. Gomez-Quiroz, PhD
Interests: biology and pathobiology of liver and pancreas diseases, liver cancers, signal transduction and redox biology
Professor and principal investigator at Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City.
Claus Hellerbrand, MD
Interests: molecular mechanisms of chronic liver disease including liver cancer and hepatic metastasis
Professor for Biochemistry and Molecular Pathobiology, Institute of Biochemistry, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Anastasios Koulaouzidis, MD, DM, PhD
Interests: capsule endoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopy, colorectal cancer, microscopic colitis
Professor, Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark
Anna Moles, PhD
Interests: liver fibrosis, extracellular matrix remodeling, proteolytic networks and biological signaling pathways during chronic liver disease
Research Scientist of the Spanish National Research Council at the Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona (IIBB-CSIC); Institute of Biomedical Research August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS); CIBEREHD; Barcelona, Spain.