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Antonio CRAXI

Professor of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine


City: Palermo

Institution: University of Palermo


Biography of Antonio CRAXI

Antonio Craxì is Full Professor of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine at the University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy, where he is also Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University’s Academic Department of Internal Medicine. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Palermo and trained in gastroenterology at the University of Rome. Following this, he was a Research Fellow at the Royal Free Hospital, London, UK. Professor Craxì’s main research interests range from pathobiology of hepatitis B and C to antiviral therapy, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma and the natural history and epidemiology of chronic liver disease. He is a member of the AASLD, EASL, the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF) and the International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA). Among the contributions to the hepatology arena are more than 250 full papers published in international journals, and presentations at both national and international meetings. He serves, or has served, on the editorial boards for several leading journals, including Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, Current Opinions in Hepatology, World Journal of Gastroenterology, Viral Hepatitis Reviews and Hepatology Reviews.

PHC's participations

10th PHC – 2017

Monday, January 30th 2017

HEPATITIS C - SESSION 2 (chairman)


9th PHC – 2016

Monday, January 11th 2016

Who to treat? (chairman)

Why do I treat my patients with mild hepatitis? -

Lunch Workshops - Room 242B -

8th PHC – 2015

Monday, January 12th 2015

Treatment of hepatitis C today and tomorrow -

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

Lunch Workshops - Room 242A (chairman)

7th PHC – 2014

Tuesday, January 14th 2014

Regression of fibrosis. Is cirrhosis reversible? -

Interactive luncheons - Room 1 (chairman)

6th PHC – 2013

Monday, January 14th 2013

Predictors of response -

Interactive luncheons - Room 1 (chairman)

Tuesday, January 15th 2013

The control of HBV related liver disease (chairman)

5th PHC – 2012

Monday, January 30th 2012

The EASL HCV Clinical Practice Guidelines -

Tuesday, January 31st 2012

Interactive Luncheons - Room 2 (chairman)

4th PHC – 2011

Monday, January 17th 2011

Genotype 2 and 3 patients -

Interactive luncheons - Room 4 (chairman)

3rd PHC – 2009

Monday, January 19th 2009

Optimal therapy in genotype 2 and 3 patients -

2nd PHC – 2007

Monday, January 22nd 2007

2nd session (chairman)

10th PHC – 2017

Monday, January 30th 2017

HEPATITIS C - SESSION 2 (chairman)


11th PHC – 2018

Monday, January 15th 2018

Is global elimination of HCV realistic ? -

12th PHC – 2019

Monday, January 14th 2019

not defined (chairman)