Ramon Bataller Alberola



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Ramón Bataller Alberola

 

 Education

  • 1/1995 – 7/2000 - Research Fellow, Liver Unit, Hospital Clínic (PhD Degree), Barcelona, Spain.
  • 1/1991 – 12/1994 - Resident and Board Certification, Gastroenterology, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 10/1984 – 7/1990 - School of Medicine, University of Valencia (MD degree), Valencia, Spain..
  • 9/1980 – 6/1984 - High School: Colegio Maristas, Valencia, Spain

Professional Experience

  • 5/2017 - Present Chief of Hepatology, Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
  • 11/2011 – 4/2017 - Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • 2013 – 2015 - Staff Researcher, Institut d’Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain.
  • 7/2003 – 10/2011 - Staff member and Senior specialist, Liver Unit, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 8/2000 – 6/2003 - Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • 2/1997 – 4/1997 - Visiting Fellow, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
  • 9/1995 – 12/1995 - Visiting Fellow, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
  • 1/1995 – 12/1998 - Faculty Member, Emergency Room, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1/1991 – 12/1994 - Resident, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1/1987 – 7/1990 - Intern, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Clínic, Valencia, Spain

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 - Honorary Member of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Antiquia, Colombia
  • 2011 - Best poster presentation, 46th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver, Berlin
  • 2010 - Research Recognition Award from the Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona
  • 2010 - Premi Excel.lencia Professional, Col.legi de Metges de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2003 - Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award from the American Liver Foundation. “Investigation of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of hepatitis C virus-induced liver fibrosis,” Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2000 – 2002 - Post-doctoral fellowship from the Spanish Association for the Study of the Liver
  • 2000 - Extraordinary Award for the Doctoral thesis, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 1999 - Best poster presentation, 34th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver, Napoli
  • 1999 - Best communication on portal hypertension, 34th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver, Napoli
  • 1997 - Best communication on portal hypertension, 32nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver, London
  • 1996 – 1999 - Predoctoral fellowship, Consell Interdepartamental de Recerca i Tecnologia de la Generalitat de Catalunya (CIRIT), Barcelona
  • 1994 - Emili Letang Award (top senior resident fellowship), Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1994 - Post-residency fellowship, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1989 - Young Researcher Award from the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, Spain

Memberships & Scientific Associations

  • 2018 – Present: Member, External Advisory Board, Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA), University of Navarra, Spain
  • 2016 – Present: Member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • 2016 – Present: Member of the Latinoamerican Association for the Study of the Liver (ALEH)
  • 2015 – Present: Honorary Professor, University of Antioquia, Colombia
  • 2014 – Present: Associate Member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer
  • 2013 – Present:Member of the American Association for the Study of the Liver (AASLD)
  • 2013 – Present: Member of the Research Society of Alcoholism (RSA)
  • 2013 – Present: Member of the International Society in Biomedical Research in Alcoholism (ISBRA)
  • 2009 – Present: Member of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)

Scientific Journals

  • 2014 – Present: Co-editor, Journal of Hepatology
  • 2012 – Present: Editorial Board Member, Nature Reviews in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • 2009 – Present: Editorial Board Member, Gastroenterology Research and Practice
  • 2006 – Present: Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 2008 – 2011: Associate Editor, Gut        
  • 2007 – 2010: Editorial Board, Gastroenterology

 Other Professional Activities

  • 2018-Present: Permanent member, Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology Study Section NIH
  • 2016-Present: AASLD Education Committee member
  • 2013-Present: Overall Principal investigator from the NIAAA-funded InTeam consortium
  • 2012: Co-organizer and chair, Post-graduate Course on “Alcoholic Live Disease”, EASL International Liver Congress, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2012: Developer, EASL smartphone application, iLiver. Presentation during the EASL International Liver Congress, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2010-2011: Associate Director, Master in Translational Medicine, Barcelona School of Medicine, Spain
  • 2010: Co-organizer and chair, EASL Monotematic Conference on “Alcoholic Liver Disease”, Athens, Greece
  • 2006 – 2011: Member of the Tissue Committee, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona
  • 2010 - Present: Consultant activities, Ferrer, Gilead, NovImmune, Sandhill, Vital Therapeutics, Oncozyme and Sanofi.
  • 2004 – 2007: Coordinator of the Transplant Waiting List, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain.

Patent applications

United States Patent Application No. 62/757,944, filed November 9, 2018, entitled “Silencing of HNF4A-P2 Isoforms with siRNA to Improve Hepatocyte Function in Liver Failure”.