Dr. Arun J. Sanyal Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, USA

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Arun J. Sanyal, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine and Chairman of Gastroenterology Division of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Sanyal also serves as Chairman of the NIH NASH Clinical Research Network and the Liver Forum for NASH and fibrosis. His research interests include all... read moreaspects of NAFLD and NASH as well as complications of end stage liver disease. He has served as a member of numerous advisory boards to pharmaceutical companies and also the liver center at Yale University. He chaired the hepatobiliary pathophysiology study section of the NIH and was a founding member of the Hepatology committee of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has also served as Secretary as well as President of the American Association for Study of Liver Diseases. Dr. Sanyal authored more than 275 articles in such publications as Cell Metabolism, Nature Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and the Journal of Infectious Diseases. He has been continuously funded by the NIH since 1995 and is the principal investigator of five active NIH grants. He is currently the Executive Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research at Virginia Commonwealth University.