Alejandro Forner

, Spain

Alejandro Forner achieved his medical degree at the University “Miguel Hernández”, Alicante, Spain, in June 1999, obtaining the Extraordinary Licensure Award for the best medical school academic expedient. He obtained the Board certification in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Liver and Gastroenterology Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona (2001-2005) and since 2005, he works in the Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer Group (BCLC) group, Liver Unit, Hospital Clinic Barcelona. His clinical activity is based on the care of cirrhotic patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and his investigational fields are the early diagnosis (doctoral thesis), role of liver transplantation in hepatocellular carcinoma and the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. He acts as reviewer for the most cited peer-reviewed journals in Hepatology and Oncology (Hepatology, Gut, Journal of Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Lancet Oncology), and is member of the Editorial Board of Lancet Oncology and Associate Editor in Liver International.

Chair

Chair - EASL General Assembly 13 April 2018 12:30 - 14:00
General assembly
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Chair - EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of hepatocellular carcinoma 12 April 2018 12:30 - 13:15
CPG Session
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Chair - Research Think Tank - Liver tumours: Current options and future trends in the management of advanced HCC 11 April 2018 08:00 - 11:00
Workshop
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Chair - Nurses and Associates Forum: Involvement of nurses and associates in liver disease management 13 April 2018 10:00 - 11:30
Symposium
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Presentations

Introduction of the concept of the Research Think Tank format 11 April 2018 08:00 - 08:10
Prospective evaluation of gadoxetic-acid MR for the non-invasive diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in newly detected nodules <=2 cm in cirrhotic patients  13 April 2018 09:00 - 17:00

Abstracts

Prospective evaluation of gadoxetic-acid MR for the non-invasive diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in newly detected nodules <=2 cm in cirrhotic patients  Liver tumours: Clinical aspects except therapy More