World Congress at ACG2017

Simultaneous Plenary Session 4A: Liver

Simultaneous Plenary Session 4A: Liver

Wednesday, October 18
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: Valencia Ballroom BC (Level 4)

Norah A. Terrault

Professor of Medicine & Surgery
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Dr. Norah Terrault is a Professor of Medicine and Surgery and Director of the Viral Hepatitis Center at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). She received her MD from the University of Alberta and completed fellowships in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Toronto. She joined the faculty at UCSF in 1997, after completing a post-doctoral fellowship in hepatology at the University of California San Francisco and a Masters degree in Public Health and Epidemiology at the University of California Berkeley. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Transplant Hepatology. Dr. Norah Terrault is recognized nationally and internationally for her work related to viral hepatitis, especially in the setting of liver transplantation. She has authored more than 275 original articles, reviews and book chapters. She has served as Associate Editor for Hepatology and Deputy Editor for Liver Transplantation in the recent past and is current Associate Editor for Hepatology Communications. She is an investigator on several NIH-funded clinical studies in hepatitis B and NASH and is an investigator on several ongoing clinical trials of therapies for patients with chronic hepatitis B, hepatitis C and NASH.

Presentation(s):

Send Email for Norah Terrault

Cihan Yurdaydin

Chief, Department of Gastroenterology
University of Ankara Medical School
Ankara, Turkey

Professor Cihan Yurdaydin specialized in Internal Medicine at the University of Ankara Medical School, Turkey, after gaining his medical degree from the same establishment. After a year of national service at Gümüssuyu Military Hospital and two years at Van State Hospital, he returned to the University of Ankara Medical School to specialize in gastroenterology. Dr. Yurdaydin has worked for one year on hepatic encephalopathy at the University of Vienna, Austria, and was a visiting fellow at the Liver Diseases Section of the National Institutes of Health between 1991 and 1993. Professor Yurdaydin currently is Chief of Gastroenterology at the University of Ankara Medical School and is also Chief of the Hepatology Institute, University of Ankara. Professor Yurdaydin was an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Hepatology from 1995 to 2000, and was Editor-in-Chief of The Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology from 1999 to 2013. He was an associate editor for Liver International from 2007 to 2012. Prof. Yurdaydin has published in peer reviewed journals such as the NEJM, Nature Reviews, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Journal of Hepatology. He co-organized 2 EASL Monothematic Conferences in Istanbul, one on hepatitis B and the other on hepatitis Delta. An active member of the AASLD, EASL, and Turkish Society for Gastroenterology, Professor Yurdaydin is also a member of the Turkish Association for the Study of the Liver and the Turkish Transplantation Society. He was an Executive Member of ASNEMGE and has served in the Scientific Committee of EASL. Prof. Yurdaydin was Educational Councilor to EASL from 2013 to 2015 and is currently serving as president-elect for the World Gastroenterology Organization.

Presentation(s):

Send Email for Cihan Yurdaydin


Assets

Simultaneous Plenary Session 4A: Liver



Attendees who have favorited this

Please enter your access key

The asset you are trying to access is locked. Please enter your access key to unlock.

Send Email for Simultaneous Plenary Session 4A: Liver