Institution: Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
Biography of Tawesak TANWANDEE
Tawesak Tanwandee, MD, is hepatologist at division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand where he has been working for past 30 years. His current position is Professor of Medicine and Head of Division of Gastroenterology (since 2008). He is president of APASL and was past president of Thai Association for the Study of the Liver (THASL), and president of the 4th ASEAN Perspective in Liver Diseases 2016. His research interest is about treatment of chronic hepatitis B and C, hepatocellular carcinoma and cost effective of treating hepatitis B and C. He received a MD with first class honor and gold medal and received Thai Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology. He also spent 2 years performing research in virology at department of molecular virology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. He is currently member of AGA, ACG, AASLD, EASL and APASL.