Elisabetta Bugianesi

University of Torino,

Dr. Bugianesi MD, PhD, is currently Professor of Gastroenterology and Scientific Director of the Dept of Medical Sciences at the University of Turin in Italy. Dr Bugianesi is an international acknowledged expert on Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) with over 15-years experience. She contributed in the field with work describing the metabolic mechanisms of insulin resistance related to the onset and progression of liver damage, the natural history of the disease (including the first demonstration of HCC as a complication of NASH), the development of non-invasive markers of fibrosis, and the involvement in several trials for the treatment of NAFLD/NASH. Her contribution to science is testified by over 200 publications, an H Index = 65, N. Citations = 27730 (WoS).