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Prof. Mark Thursz

Prof. Mark Thursz


Professor Mark Thursz is a Professor of Hepatology at Imperial College and Consultant Hepatologist at St Mary’s Hospital in London, UK. His clinical  interests are in treatment of chronic viral hepatitis infection and in the management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. His research interests are focused on the natural history of chronic viral hepatitis, immune responses to viral infection and genetic susceptibility in persistent infections.

Professor Thursz was Secretary of the British Association for the Study of the Liver, and is currently Secretary General of the European Association for the Study of the Liver. He is also a medical advisor for the British Liver Trust.

Professor Thursz is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and has won the Linacre Lectureship award. He has published over  100  primary research articles, many in high-impact journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Nature Medicine and Nature Genetics.