Institution: Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Biography of Ulrich BEUERS
Ulrich Beuers is currently Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Head of Hepatology at the Amsterdam University Medical Centres, location AMC. After his medical studies in Ghent, Berlin and Freiburg and his dissertation he underwent postdoctoral training in Biochemistry at the University of Göttingen and clinical training as Internist and Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist at the University of Munich including a research period (and later a sabbatical) at the Yale University in New Haven. He became in 2001 a Professor of Internal Medicine in Munich and is since 2007 appointed in Amsterdam.
Professor Beuers serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Hepatology (3rd term) and is/was Editorial Board Member of various other journals including Gut and Hepatology. He was Chairman of the Netherlands Association for the Study of the Liver (2012-2018), the Netherlands Education Board of Gastroenterology & Hepatology (2013-2017) and the EASL Clinical Practice Guideline Committee for cholestatic liver diseases (2008-2009). His research is focussed on mechanisms of action of UDCA in cholestasis, the ‘biliary bicarbonate umbrella’ in fibrosing cholangiopathies, pathogenesis of pruritus in cholestasis and the pathogenesis of IgG4-associated cholangitis.