Marco Arrese is an internist, gastroenterologist, and hepatologist. After graduating from the University of Chile (1988), he continued his training at the School of Medicine, Catholic University of Chile, where he became specialized in internal medicine (1988–1991) and then in gastroenterology (1991–1993). Later, Arrese became a Member of the Department of Gastroenterology, where he serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. Between 1995 and 1997, he conducted a postgraduate research at the Liver Center, School of Medicine, Yale University (USA), and a stage of perfection in liver diseases at Mount Sinai in New York. Dr. Arrese has focused his professional and teaching activities in the area of liver disease, particularly in liver cirrhosis and its complications, cholestatic liver diseases (primary biliary cirrhosis, cholestasis by drugs, and sclerosing cholangitis), liver transplantation, and fatty liver. He has led numerous research projects in these diseases and published widely in national and international journals.
Biography Updated on 2 November 2011