Institution: Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Biography of Ulrich BEUERS
Ulrich Beuers is Full Professor, Program Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Head of Hepatology at the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Professor Beuers was formerly affiliated with the University of Munich (Germany). He received his medical training at the Universities of Ghent (Belgium), Berlin and Freiburg (Germany), postdoctoral research training in Biochemistry with the University of Göttingen (Germany), specialty training in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology with the University of Munich (Germany) and the Yale University, New Haven (CT, USA) where he also was visiting professor in 2015. He was awarded his medical and doctoral degree at the University of Freiburg in 1983 and his ‘habilitation’ (the German extended PhD) at the University of Munich in 1994. Professor Beuers is chairman of the Netherlands Association for the Study of the Liver, the Netherlands Education Committee of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and has chaired the EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee on management of cholestatic liver diseases. He serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Hepatology and on editorial boards of Hepatology and Gut, among various others.