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City: Paris

Institution: University of Paris-VII (Hôpital Beaujon, Clichy)


Biography of Laurent CASTERA

Laurent Castera (MD, PhD) received his Medical degree from the University of Paris-VI in 1993 and his PhD from University of Paris-XII in 2007. He currently works as Senior Consultant in Hepatology in the Department of Hepatology at the University of Paris-VII (Hôpital Beaujon, Clichy). His research interests focus on non-invasive methods for liver fibrosis assessment, particularly transient elastography, viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma. He has published more than 150 papers in international peer reviewed journals and also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Hepatology, Gut and Liver International. He has been the chairman of the EASL-ALEH Clinical Practice Guidelines on the use of non-invasive tests, published in 2015 in the Journal of Hepatology. He has been a member of the Scientific Committee of the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) from 2011 to 2013. He joined the EASL Governing Board in 2012 and currently serves as EASL Secretary General since April 2015.

PHC's participations

10th PHC – 2017

Tuesday, January 31st 2017

LUNCH WORKSHOPS - 13-How to manage patients with NASH?

9th PHC – 2016

Monday, January 11th 2016

Lunch Workshops - Room 253

Tuesday, January 12th 2016

What's new in hepatitis B? (chairman)

8th PHC – 2015

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

The control of HBV related liver disease (chairman)

7th PHC – 2014

Tuesday, January 14th 2014

Are non-invasive markers of fibrosis reliable? -

6th PHC – 2013

Monday, January 14th 2013

Interactive luncheons - Room 4 (chairman)

5th PHC – 2012

Tuesday, January 31st 2012

Interactive Luncheons - Room 8 -

4th PHC – 2011

Monday, January 17th 2011

Serum markers or Fibroscan vs liver biopsy? -

10th PHC – 2017

Tuesday, January 31st 2017

LUNCH WORKSHOPS - 13-How to manage patients with NASH? -

11th PHC – 2018

Monday, January 15th 2018

Indirect markers