Professor of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
Institution: University of Palermo
Biography of Antonio CRAXI
Antonio Craxì is Full Professor of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine at the University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy, where he is also Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University’s Academic Department of Internal Medicine. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Palermo and trained in gastroenterology at the University of Rome. Following this, he was a Research Fellow at the Royal Free Hospital, London, UK. Professor Craxì’s main research interests range from pathobiology of hepatitis B and C to antiviral therapy, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma and the natural history and epidemiology of chronic liver disease. He is a member of the AASLD, EASL, the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF) and the International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA). Among the contributions to the hepatology arena are more than 250 full papers published in international journals, and presentations at both national and international meetings. He serves, or has served, on the editorial boards for several leading journals, including Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, Current Opinions in Hepatology, World Journal of Gastroenterology, Viral Hepatitis Reviews and Hepatology Reviews.