About Prof. Antonio Gasbarrini
Professor Antonio Gasbarrini was born in Bologna the October 11th, 1963. Laurea summa cum laude in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Bologna, in 1988.
Postgraduate Schools of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. From 1990 to 1993 he was a Clinical and Research Fellow at the Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation Departments of the University of Pittsburgh (USA).
He became Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine in the Catholic University of Rome in 1995 and from 2000 he is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine. He is a teacher in the Postgraduate Schools of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Allergology and Immunology at the Catholic University of Rome, Italy.
From 2006 to 2008 he was Secretary General of the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF) and actually he is the President of the Italian Foundation for Research in Hepatology (FIRE). He is member of several National (Italian Society of Internal Medicine-SIMI, Italian Society of Gastroenterology-SIGE, Italian Association Study of Liver Diseases-AISF) and International (American Association Study of Liver Diseases-AASLD; European Association Study of the Liver-EASL, European Helicobacter Sudy Group-EHSG) Scientific Societies.
In 2008-2009 he was National Coordinator of the Gut Microbiota Study Group of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology.
He is coordinator of the HCC program and of the Liver Transplant program at the Gemelli Hospital-Catholic University of Rome.
He is referee and in the editorial board of several National and International Scientific Journals and chief editor of the European Review of Medical and Pharmacological Science.
His fields of interests are: gut microbiota in physiological and pathological conditions, helicobacter pylori-associated diseases and diagnosis and treatment, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases and hepatocellular carcinoma, functional and organic gastrointestinal diseases (IBS, IBD, celiac diseases).
He has been invited for lectures in more than 240 national and international Universities and Institutions. Author of more than 800 papers: 460 of which as full papers on indexed International Scientific Journals. He was co-author of more than 1200 abstracts presented at National and International Meetings.
He has an impact factor for his publications over 1100 and an H-index over 55.