Victor DE LEDINGHEN
Institution: Bordeaux University Hospital
Biography of Victor DE LEDINGHEN
Victor de Lédinghen graduated at Bordeaux University, Poitiers University, and Cornell University (New York, USA). He graduated with a Hepato-Gastroenterology Degree and Medical Degree in 1993, and PhD in 2001. In 2003, he became Professor in Hepatology at the University Hospital of Bordeaux, France.
Professor de Lédinghen has a long-standing interest in the non-invasive diagnosis of liver fibrosis and chronic liver diseases, and runs a clinical research programme studying the natural history of liver fibrosis, its impact upon patients and novel therapies for chronic liver diseases associated with liver fibrosis. He supervises the clinical research programme of new drugs for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). His research has included participation in national and international HCV clinical trials, and had led to the publication of near 180 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the European Association for the Study of the Liver, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and the secretary of the French Association for the Study of the Liver.