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Section Board for 'Gastroenterology & Hepatology' (8)

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Prof. Dr. Ludovico Abenavoli
Department of Health Sciences, University “Magna Græcia”, Campus Germaneto, I-88100 Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; alcoholic liver disease; gut microbiota; mediterranean diet; nutrition; COVID-19; probiotic
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Dr. Gaetano Gallo
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Catanzaro, Viale Europa, 88100 Catanzaro CZ, Italy
Interests: abdominal surgery; colorectal cancer; colorectal surgery; digestive surgery; miRNA; MMP (Matrix metalloproteinase); proctology; surgery; translational research
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Prof. Dr. Limas Kupčinskas
Department of Gastroenterology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
Interests: peptic ulcer disease; functional dyspepsia; gastric cancer; inflammatory bowel disease; virulence factors of H. pylori infection
Prof. Dr. Majed Odeh

1. Department of Internal Medicine A, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa 31048, Israel
2. Faculty of Medicine, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 31048, Israel
Interests: the role of tumor necrosis factor-α in the pathogenesis of various diseases; pleural diseases; obstructive sleep apnea syndrome; hepatic encephalopathy; drug induced liver damage; drugs adverse events
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Tarantino
Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, UNINA, Naples, Italy
Interests: nonalcoholic fatty liver disease; metabolic syndrome; obesity; atherosclerosis and NAFLD; PCOS and NAFLD; HCV-related chronic hepatitis; HCV-related arthritis; therapy of liver cirrhosis; portal hypertension; hepatic encephalopathy; imaging ultrasonography of liver and spleen; psoriatic arthritis and NAFLD; cytokines in obesity
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Dr. Domenico Capone
Unit of Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
Interests: drug induced liver injury; clinical pharmacokinetics; therapeutic drug monitoring; clinical pharmacology
Prof. Dr. Māra Pilmane
Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Riga Stradiņš University, Riga, Latvia
Interests: diffuse neuroendocrine system in human and mammalians; growth factors; tissue regeneration and remodelation; biocompatibility of biomaterials. Histochemical and immunocytochemical methods, in situ hybridization; TUNEL; electron microscopy; cell cultures. Developmental aspects for the tissues and cells. Comparative embryology; morphologic research on the animal’s reproductive, gastroenterological, immune and nerve system. Stem cells
Dr. Naoto Nagata
Department of Cell Metabolism and Nutrition, Advanced Preventive Medical Sciences Research Center, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
Interests: NAFLD; obesity
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