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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

22 years

Clinical research in liver cancer

Genomic and translational research in liver cancer

Medical Doctor, School of Medicine,  University of Barcelona (1986)
Specialist in Gatroenterology and Hepatology ( 1992), Barcelona

Doctor of Medicine .  Autonomous University of Barcelona. (1995).

 

Professor of Medicine (Academic Track). Division of Liver Diseases. Department of Medicine. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University (2009-2012)
Professor of Research-ICREA (Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats). Head, Translational Research Lab. Barcelona-Clínic Liver Cancer Group. IDIBAPS, Liver Unit, Hospital Clínic Barcelona, University of Barcelona (2006-2012)
Director of the Mount Sinai Liver Cancer Program. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University (2005-2012)

President of the International Liver Cancer Association. (ILCA) (2011-2013)

 

Education 1. School of Medicine. University of Barcelona. Medical Doctor   (1986) 2. Ph D, School of Medicine. Autonomous University of Barcelona.  (1992) 3. Specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology (1992). 4. School of Medicine. Autonomous University of Barcelona. Doctor of Medicine (PhD). Magna Cum Laude (1995). Extraordinary Doctoral Thesis Award (1998)
Degrees:
Accreditation Full Professor of Medicine. National Agency of Quality Evaluation and Accreditation (ANECA), 2011
Accreditation for Full Professor. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University, 2009.
Accreditation for Research-Full Professor. (AQU) Generalitat de Catalunya, 2008.
Accreditation for Associate Professor. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University, 2005.

Accreditation for Advanced Research-AQU) Generalitat de Catalunya, 2004.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine. New York University

     

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Board certified in Gastroenterology (1989-1992). Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital Barcelona
Research fellow in Hepatology (1993-1994). Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital Barcelona
Faculty in the Liver Unit (1995-1997). Hospital Clínic Barcelona
Faculty in the Intensive Care Unit of Hepatology (1995-96) Hospital Clínic Barcelona
Faculty in Gastroenterology (1993-2003). IDIBAPS-Hospital Clínic Barcelona
Senior Researcher (1998-2003). Liver Unit. BCLC Group. IDIBAPS-Hospital Clínic Barcelona
Senior Scientist (2003-2004). Division of Liver Diseases. Mount Sinai School of Medicine. New York University
Associate Professor of Medicine (2005-2009). Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University
Director of the HCC Research Program (2005-2012). Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University
Professor of Research ICREA (2006-2012). Liver Unit. IDIBAPS-Hospital Clínic Barcelona
Director of the HCC Genomic Consortium (2009-present)
Visiting Professor (2009-2012). Fudan University Shangai
Full Professor of Medicine (Academic Track) (2009-present). Mount Sinai School of Medicine. New York University
Executive Secretary (2006-2011). International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA)
Director of the HEPTROMIC Consortium (2010-2013)
President of APIRAC, Association of Research Professors-ICREA (2011)
Chairman EASL-EORTC guidelines on management of HCC (2011)
Director Liver Cancer Program (2011-present), The Tisch Cancer Institute (Mount Sinai Medical Center) New York
President. International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) (2011-2013)
Grants:
Principal Investigator of more than 35 grants, including National Institute of Health-R01, FP-7 European Comission –HEPTROMIC, Instituto Carlos III (I+D), Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, Asociacion Espanola Contra el Cancer.
Patents: 3 patents with IP protected in USA and Europe

Professional associations, editorial activity and awards
Associate Editor of Journal of Hepatology (2004-09)
Associate Editor of Liver Transplantation (AASLD) (2006-2009)
Member of the Editorial Board of Hepatology (2006-2011)
Senior Editor of Clinical Cancer Research (AACR) (2009-present)
Special Editor of Gastroenterology (2009-11) and J Hepatology (2009-2014)
Award- American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)- International Innovator award 2009.
Expert reviewer in more than 15 Panel of experts, including  National Cancer Institute (NIH)   
Member of Scientific Committees: Steering Committee of the Early Detection Research Network. National Cancer Institute, USA; Panel of Experts in hepatocellular carcinoma for the EASL-AASLD-JSH;

Medical consultant for more than 15 Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies

 

Hospital Clinic Barcelona, University of Barcelona
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Cancer Center. New York University
Institut d’Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS)
Institucio Catalana de Recerca i estudis Avancats (ICREA)

Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, UAB.

 

Council Elected Member of the Governing Board University of Barcelona. Representative of the Student’s stratum, Faculty of Medicine- Hospital Clínic (1985-1986)
Elected Member of the Representative of physicians in the Presidential elections of the College of Physicians, Barcelona (1998-01/2002-05)
Steering Committee elected Member of the Special Interest Group in Liver tumors-AASLD. (2008-present)
Founding member (2006), Executive Secretary (2006-11) and President (2007-11) of the International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA)
Founding member (2007), Vicepresident (2007-2011) and President (2011-present) of the  Association of Professors and Investigators of Advanced Research in Catalunya (APIRAC)

Membership in Professional Societies: AEEH, EASL, AASLD, Reial Acadèmia de Medicina de Catalunya (Corresp. Member), AACR, The New York Academy of Sciences, ILCA

 

More than 350 scientific presentations in national and international congresses

More than 360 invited lectures

More than 160 international peer-reviewed publications, in journals as New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Genetics, Lancet, Cancer Cell,  Nature Biotechnology, , Journal of National Cancer Institute, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Clinical Cancer Research, Journal of Hepatology among others
Total of 16.510 citations
Total Impact Factor: 1584.4
Hirsch index 56, (February 2012)
Chapters in Books: Editor: 2 / Author: 40
Ad hoc reviewer of more than 20 journals including: Gastroenterology, Annals of Internal Medicine, , Hepatology, Journal National Cancer Institute, Cancer Cell, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cell, JAMA, Lancet Oncology, The Lancet, Nature Clinical Practice, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Nature Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine

 

Director of 6 doctoral thesis
Mentor of 21 international fellows in research in Liver cancer  since 1991
Master Professor: University of Barcelona, Professor of the Master in Biomedicine (07-09), Master in Research in Liver Diseases (06-09), Master in Molecular Biology and Cancer (08-09), Master in Translational Research in Medicine (10-12). Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO), Professor of the  Master in Molecular Pathology (08-13)
Professor, Molecular Medicine Degree, University of Barcelona (2012)
Visiting Professor, Fudan University, Shangai (2009-2012)
Course Director, 1-6th Anniversary of the Mount Sinai Liver Cancer Program, New York (2006-2011). Atendees~100
Director, American Association of the Study of The Liver (AASLD). Single Topic Conference. Design of clinical trials in hepatocellular carcinoma. Atlanta (2006). Atendees~200
Executive Secretary and President of Organizing Committee of the Meeting of the International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA), Barcelona (2007-2011). Atendees~600/850
Chairperson-Director,EASL-AASLD-ALEH-APASL-Special Conference in HCC, Croatia 2010. Atendees~700