Professor of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
Institution: University of Palermo
Biography of Antonio CRAXI
Antonio Craxì, MD, is Professor of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine at the University of Palermo, Italy, where he is also Head of the Academic
Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Palermo in 1975, took his specialty training in Gastroenterology at the University of Rome in 1979, and was a research fellow at the Royal Free Hospital in London in 1980 and 1981.
Prof. Craxì is a member of several professional societies including the European, International, and American Associations for the Study of Liver Disease. He has been the President of SIGE, the Italian Society of Gastroenterology. In 2016 he was granted the EASL Career Award and in 2018 the AISF Career Award, the Sheila Sherlock Priz and the PHC award.
Prof. Craxì’s main research interests include viral hepatitis C and B, antiviral therapy, NAFLD, hepatocellular carcinoma, iron overload states,
auto-immune liver diseases and inflammatory bowel diseases. He has published almost 450 full papers in international journals (current H-index: 83) and has made many presentations at both national and international meetings. He has served on the editorial board of Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology and Gut, and has been Associate Editor of Digestive and Liver Disease.