Professor of Medicine
Institution: JW Goethe University Hospital
Biography of Stefan ZEUZEM
Professor Zeuzem began his medical training at Goethe-University Medical School, Frankfurt Germany,. He then attended the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge and Medical School at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, finishing in 1985.
He completed research sabbaticals at a number of institutions, including the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boyer Center of Molecular Medicine at Yale University Medical School and the Max-Planck-Institute of Biophysics in Frankfurt. From 2002 to 2006 he was a full Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine II at Saarland University Hospital, Homburg/Saar, Germany.
Professor Zeuzem has co-authored manuscripts, book chapters and reviews encompassing varied aspects of internal medicine. He is a member of numerous professional societies including the German Association for the Study of the Liver (GASL), the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). He is a recipient of multiple awards and honors for his research accomplishments.
Professor Zeuzem’s clinical areas of expertise include gastroenterology, hepatology, liver transplantation, endoscopy, gastrointestinal oncology and endocrinology and his current research interests include cellular physiology, molecular biology of hepatitis viruses, viral kinetics, the role of hepatitis C in hepatocarcinogenesis, and the stratification and optimization of antiviral treatment.