Edoardo G. Giannini

University of Genoa, Italy


Edoardo G. Giannini serves as an Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Genova, Genova, Italy. Dr. Giannini received his M.D. degree at the University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy where he obtained also his Ph.D. degree in clinical and experimental gastroenterology. Dr. Giannini serves as a Research Mentor for fellows, residents, and medical students at the Local University. His research interests are focused on liver diseases, and in particular liver function, portal hypertension, and hepatocellular carcinoma. More recently, his research has aimed at evaluating the pathophysiological and clinical aspects, and therapeutic options of thrombocytopenia in patients affected by chronic liver disease. In addition to his research activity, Dr. Giannini is involved in clinical activity at both the San Martino University Hospital and the Outpatients Clinic of the Sovereign Military Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Rhodes, and Malta. He is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), and a Member of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), and of the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF). Dr. Giannini serves on the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology Research and Practice, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research, and World Journal of Hematology. He regularly reviews manuscripts submitted to the most important gastroenterology journals and has published more than 100 scientific papers in peer-reviewed, ISI-indexed journals.

Biography Updated on 20 September 2012

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