Institution: Medical University of Bialystok
Biography of Robert FLISIAK
Robert Flisiak is a head of Department of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology of the Medical University of Bialystok, Poland. He earned his medical degree at the Medical University of Bialystok, and completed training there in internal medicine (1988) and infectious diseases (1991). In 1991-92 he completed research training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Professor Flisiak has been particularly focussed on prostanoids in the pathogenesis of liver diseases, non-invasive biomarkers of liver injury and during the last years innovative therapies for HBV and HCV infections. He published over 400 papers. He was the Dean of Medical Faculty (2005-2008) and vice-Rector (2008-2012) of Medical University of Bialystok. Professor Robert Flisiak is current President of Polish Association of Epidemiologists and Infectiologists, President of the Central European Hepatological Collaboration, and Past President and current Governing Board member of the Polish Association for the Study of Liver.