Z. Reno Vlahcevic Professor of Medicine; Executive Director, Education Core Center for Clinical and Translational Research
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, US
Dr. Arun Sanyal is Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, and Executive Director of Education Core Center for Clinical and Translational Research at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Virginia. He received his MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College of Delhi University, India, and his MD from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. Dr. Sanyal completed his internal medicine residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas, and a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at VCU, where he has remained on the faculty as a professor and clinician. Over the past 10 years, his research interests have focused on clinical studies nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the role of the microbiome in NAFLD and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and the development of effective therapy for NASH, among others. He has authored/coauthored more than 200 articles and multiple book chapters, and has served on the editorial boards for The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Gut, and Hepatology. He has been an Associate Editor for the therapeutic recommendations section of The Gastroenterologist, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, and Liver International. Dr Sanyal was involved in the development of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases guidelines on the management of variceal hemorrhage, and the AASLD practice guidelines on NAFLD. His research over the past 20 years has been funded primarily by major grants from the National Institutes of Health.
Saturday, October 26
12:20 PM – 1:35 PM
Wednesday, October 30
11:20 AM – 11:40 AM