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Antonio CRAXI

Professor of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine


City: Palermo

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.

PHC's participations

Monday, March 27th 2023

ELIMINATION OF HCV: Where we are (chairman)

Monday, March 08th 2021

LESSONS FROM COVID-19 (chairman)

The impact of COVID-19 on the HCV elimination program -

13th PHC – 2020

Monday, January 13th 2020

HEPATITIS C: the elimination (chairman)

2nd PHC – 2007

Monday, January 22nd 2007

2nd session (chairman)

3rd PHC – 2009

Monday, January 19th 2009

Optimal therapy in genotype 2 and 3 patients -

4th PHC – 2011

Monday, January 17th 2011

Genotype 2 and 3 patients -

Interactive luncheons - Room 4 (chairman)

5th PHC – 2012

Monday, January 30th 2012

The EASL HCV Clinical Practice Guidelines -

Tuesday, January 31st 2012

Interactive Luncheons - Room 2 (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)

7th PHC – 2014

Tuesday, January 14th 2014

Regression of fibrosis. Is cirrhosis reversible? -

Interactive luncheons - Room 1 (chairman)

11th PHC – 2018

Monday, January 15th 2018

Is global elimination of HCV realistic ? -

10th PHC – 2017

Monday, January 30th 2017

HEPATITIS C - SESSION 2 (chairman)


8th PHC – 2015

Monday, January 12th 2015

Treatment of hepatitis C today and tomorrow -

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

Lunch Workshops - Room 242A (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 -