Christoph Sarrazin

, Germany

Christoph Sarrazin is the Director of Medical Department II for Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Infectiology and Diabetology at the Academic St. Josefs-Hospital and the Head of the Liver Center in Wiesbaden, Germany. In addition he is Professor of Medicine leading a translational research group at J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. He trained at medical schools in Bonn and Würzburg, graduating in Medicine in 1994. He served as a postdoctoral fellow, specializing in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and hepatology at J.W. Goethe University Hospital from 1994 to 2002, during which he undertook a research scholarship at the Scientific Research Institute ‘Georg-Speyer-Haus’ Frankfurt. In July 2002, Dr. Sarrazin became Assistant Professor of Medicine at Saarland University Hospital in Homburg, Germany, becoming an Associate Professor in 2007, before returning to J.W. Goethe University Hospital in Frankfurt. Prof. Sarrazin went on to take up a position as full Professor of Medicine at J. W. Goethe University in 2009. Since August 2016 Prof. Sarrazin is the Head of Medical Department II at St. Josefs-Hospital in Wiesbaden and the Head of the Liver Center Wiesbaden together with the Medicum Wiesbaden. Prof. Sarrazin has been funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the European Union and the Network of Competence on Viral Hepatitis (Hep-Net). For over 10 years, Prof. Sarrazin has worked on basic and clinical aspects of hepatitis virus infections, and has participated in numerous national and international Phase I–III studies in chronic viral hepatitis. Prof. Sarrazin has authored more than 300 publications on basic research and clinical aspects of chronic liver diseases as well as evaluation of hepatitis C virus and hepatitis B virus molecular assays. His main research interests are viral determinants of resistance to treatment of viral hepatitis with interferon, ribavirin, and direct-acting antiviral drugs. Prof. Sarrazin is the responsible author of the German HCV-Guidelines as well as a co-author of the EASL HCV-Clinical Practice Guidelines. Since 2015 Prof. Sarrazin is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Hepatology.


Chair - Poster tour: Viral hepatitis C: Therapy and resistance
Poster session
28 August 2020 15:00 - 15:30 More ...