Prof. Arun J. Sanyal Virginia Commonwealth University, USA1 Talk
Arun J. Sanyal, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Molecular Pathology in the Division of Gastroenterology at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Sanyal also serves as Chairman of the NIH NASH Clinical Research Network, the NIMBLE consortium, and the Liver Forum for NASH... read moreand fibrosis. His research interests include all aspects 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 has authored more than 350 articles in such publications as Cell Metabolism, Nature Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and the Journal of Infectious Diseases and has a H-index of over 100. He has been continuously funded by the NIH since 1995 and is the principal investigator of four active NIH grants. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Mentorship Award from the American Gastroenterological Association and the Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award from the American Liver Foundation in 2017, and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the AASLD in 2018.