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City: Seville

Institution: Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio
UCM Digestive Diseases.
Planta Baja.
Hospital General.
Sevilla, Spain


Biography of Manuel ROMERO GOMEZ

Manuel Romero Gómez (Sevilla, Spain, 1967) is Full-Professor of Medicine in the University of Seville, Spain. Head of Digestive Diseases Department at Virgen del Rocío University Hospitals. Head of group for translational research in liver diseases (SeLiver) at Institute of Biomedicine of Seville (IBIS). Coordinator of the Spanish Registry of NAFLD/NASH (HepaMET) and co coordinator of the EASL supported European Registry of NAFLD. Principal Investigator of the group for research in Viral Hepatitis area in the Spanish Network for Research in Digestive and liver diseases (CiberEHD). He is participating actively in NASH-related European Projects: Sub-project-7 leader at European project FLIP (2010-2013), external advisor at EPOS (2015-2019) and National Leader at LITMUS (2017-2022). He received the XI Award Javier Benjumea Puigcerverin investigation, Universidad de Sevilla-Focus Abengoa, 2014.
He was awarded with the Medal of The City of Seville in 2016. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers on gastrointestinal and liver diseases. He has protected 10 patents and participated as PI in more than 20 competitive grants for research.