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Adriana POPESCU

Senior doctor Internal Medicine

Romania

City: Bucharest

Institution: Fundeni Clinical Institute, Clinic of Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Department of Internal medicine Bucharest


Biography of Adriana POPESCU

2000-2002
Assistant professor to research at professor Juerg Reichen
Institute for Clinical Pharmacology- Insel Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
Human health and basic research

 

1986-1992

Specialist in internal medicine

Fundeni Hospital, Clinic of Internal Medicine

Bucharest (Romania)

Human health and social work activities, clinical research

1982-1985
Researcher and resident  in internal medicine
Fundeni Hospital, Clinic of Internal Medicine

Bucharest (Romania)

Human health and social work activities, clinical research
 1980-1982
General practitioner in stage
  Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Bucharest (Romania)

Human health and social work activities
2005
Competence exam in general ultrasound
University of Medicine, Cluj

(Romania)

2002-2000
 Experimental research on animal, drug tests for portal hypertension
 Institute for Clinical Pharmacology, Bern

(Switzerland)

2000
Ph D “magna cum laudae” on “Coagulation troubles in liver cirrhosis”
University of Medicine “C. Davilla”,

Bucharest, (Romania)

2000-2001
Postgraduate course of molecular biology methods in clinical diagnosis
 University of Medicine, Bern

( Switzerland)

1994
Senior doctor in internal medicine
University of Medicine “C. Davilla”,

Bucharest, (Romania)

1993
EASL Course, stage one month in hepatology with professor D. Dhumeau
Hospital Mondor

Paris, (France)

1991
EASL postgraduate course, stage 1 month of gastroenterology and endoscopies, TIPS method

Prof. Vinel

Hospital Purpan

Toulouse, (France)

1987
Training in hepatology, liver biopsy

Professor Marcellin

Hospital Beaujon

Clichy, Paris, (France)

1996-2010 (every year)
EASL Postgraduate Courses of 1 day in hepatology
EASL Congres

 

1985
Specialist doctor in internal medicine
Fundeni Hospital Bucharest

(Romania)

1980-1982
Stage and courses in gerontology and geriatrics

Institute “Ana Aslan”

1973-1979
Medical Doctor, MD
“Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Bucharest (Romania)

International and national research grants / projects:

 

• 2011 – present – Researcher for the project “Insulin-rezistance as a cause of hepatic fibrogenesis and carcinogenesis”. IDEI project 297/2011.

• 2008 – 2011 – Researcher for RENDO project (Study of circulating endothelial cells and cytokines as early endothelial dysfunction markers in chronic renal failure). PNCDI II project, 42171/2008.

• Member of research team who applied for a FP7 project in 2009, proposal number 242113, Call ID: FP7- HEALTH- HEALTH-2009-2.4.5-1.

 

Member in Editorial Boards of Medical Journals

2003 – 2012: Member in the editorial board of Romanian Journal of Hepatology

2010-2012: Member in the editorial board of Lancet Oncology/ Romanian edition

 

Awards

The Award of the Acad. Marin Voiculescu Foundation in 2010

 

Publications

 

1. Improved survival rate of treated cholestatic cirrhosis of viral or alcoholic etiology.

Adriana Popescu

Journal of Hepatology 32, 2000, p 66

2. Prognostic factors of liver fibrosis progression in patients with alcoholic liver disease

Adriana Popescu

Journal of Hepatology 32(S2), 2000, p 209

3. Pilot study of alcoholic hepatitis treated with prednisolon, UDCA or combination therapy.

Adrana Popescu

Arzte Woche,  nov. 2000, p34

4. The citrulline assay does not measure nitric oxide synthase activity in liver.

Adriana Popescu, J Reichen, S Shaw

Journal of Hepatology 34(S1), 2001, p56

5.  New predictive factors for survival in abstaining alcoholic cirrhotics.

Adriana Popescu

Journal of Hepatology 28, 2002, p 222

6. An antiviral alternative to IFN treatment in liver cirrhosis B and C

Adriana Popescu

Journal of Hepatology 28, 2002, p15

7. Bile acids stimulate adrenomedullin production in rat aorta; a novel mecanism contributing to hyperdynamic circulation in portal hypertension.

Adriana Popescu, J Reichen, S Shaw

Journal of Hepatology 36, 2002, p61

8. Preliminary results of the treatment with an endothelin receptor antagonist in patients with NASH associating metabolic disorders.

Adriana Popescu

Journal of Hepatology 38(S2), 2003, p199

9. Association of a selective ET-A receptor antagonist could improve the outcome of patients with hepatorenal syndrome

Adriana Popescu, M Voiculescu

Journal of Hepatology 40(S1), 2004, p71-72

 

10. A new approach in the treatment of patients with NASH-results of a pilot study

Adriana Popescu, presented in Top Ten at EASL meeting in Barcelona, april 2007, published in Journal of Hepatology, April 2007.

 

11. Improved survival in pacients with advanced alcoholic hepatitis associating a non-absorbable antibiotic Rifaximin with ursodeoxicholic-acid

Adriana Popescu, M. Voiculescu, awarded in Top Ten at EASL Congres in Copenhagen, published in Journal of Hepatology, April 2009

 

 

12. Pilot study of a new treatment in NASH interfering intestinal microbiota, bile acids absorption and metabolism.

Adriana Popescu

Journal of Hepatology, April 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHC's participations

10th PHC – 2017

Monday, January 30th 2017

AROUND THE WORLD TABLE: ACCESS TO THERAPY - OTHER COUNTRIES

Tuesday, January 31st 2017

LUNCH WORKSHOPS - 14-Diagnostic et prise en charge d’un patient avec NASH (French speaking lunch workshop)

9th PHC – 2016

Monday, January 11th 2016

Lunch Workshops - Room 252A -

8th PHC – 2015

Monday, January 12th 2015

Lunch Workshops - Room 243 (chairman) -

7th PHC – 2014

Monday, January 13th 2014

Interactive luncheons - Room 8 -

6th PHC – 2013

Tuesday, January 15th 2013

Interactive Luncheons - Room 8

10th PHC – 2017

Monday, January 30th 2017

AROUND THE WORLD TABLE: ACCESS TO THERAPY - OTHER COUNTRIES -

Tuesday, January 31st 2017

LUNCH WORKSHOPS - 14-Diagnostic et prise en charge d’un patient avec NASH (French speaking lunch workshop) -