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City: Amsterdam

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.

PHC's participations

Wednesday, March 10th 2021

Optimal management of cholangiocarcinoma -

13th PHC – 2020

Tuesday, January 14th 2020

LUNCH WORKSHOPS - 4. Auto-immune liver diseases: treatment of difficult patients: Room 251 (chairman)

Cholestatic liver diseases and cholangiocarcinoma -

12th PHC – 2019

Tuesday, January 15th 2019

Management of cholestatic diseases today and tomorrow -

10th PHC – 2017

Tuesday, January 31st 2017

Management of cholestatic diseases in 2017 -