Educational councillor-elect

Prof. Ulrich Beuers

Ulrich Beuers is currently Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Head of Hepatology at the Academic Medical Centre (AMC) of the University of Amsterdam.

Professor Beuers has been Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Munich (2001-2008) and since 2007 Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Amsterdam. After his medical studies in Gent, Berlin and Freiburg and his dissertation he underwent postdoctoral training in Biochemistry at the University of Göttingen (1984-1986), clinical training as Internist (1986-1991) and Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (1993-1995) at the University of Munich, and spent a research period at the Yale University in New Haven (1991-1993). After his board exams in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology & Hepatology and his habilitation, he was consultant/senior consultant at the University of Munich (1995-2006).

Prof. Ulrich Beuers

Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research
Academic Medical Center, C2-327
University of Amsterdam

Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Professor Beuers serves for the 3rd time as an Associate/Assistant Editor for the Journal of Hepatology and is/was Editorial Board member of various other scientific journals including Gut and Hepatology. Professor Beuers is chairman of the Netherlands Association for the Study of the Liver (2012-2018) and chaired the Netherlands Education Committee for Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2013-2017). He also chaired and contributed to EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for cholestatic liver diseases and PBC. Major research interests include mechanisms of action of UDCA in cholestasis, the ‘biliary bicarbonate umbrella’ and its modulation in hepatobiliary diseases, the pathogenesis and treatment of pruritus in cholestasis and the diagnosis and pathogenesis of IgG4-associated cholangitis/IgG4-related disease.