EDUCATIONAL COUNCILLORS

Prof. Francesco Negro

Professor Negro obtained his MD degree at the University of Torino, Italy, in 1982. He then received research training at the University of Georgetown, Rockville, MD, where he became Assistant Professor in 1989, and then at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD. He is currently Full Professor at the Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and of Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland.

Professor Negro has served in the editorial board of several international journals in the field of hepatology, and is currently Co-Editor of Liver International. He has also developed the iLiver application for the European Association for the Study of the Liver.

Prof. Francesco Negro
Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of Clinical Pathology
University Hospital of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Email: Francesco.Negro@hcuge.ch

Major research interests include mechanisms and clinical impact of lipid and glucose metabolic alterations induced by the hepatitis C virus, and has participated in several clinical trials of treatment of acute and chronic hepatitis C.