Ulrich Beuers

, Netherlands

Ulrich Beuers is currently Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Head of Hepatology at the Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location AMC. After his medical studies in Gent, Berlin and Freiburg and his dissertation in Neuropharmacology (1983) he underwent postdoctoral training in Biochemistry at the University of Göttingen (1984-1986), clinical training as Internist (1986-1991) and Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (1993-1995) at the University of Munich and spent a research period (1991-1993) and later a sabbatical (2015) at the Yale University in New Haven. After his board examens in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology & Hepatology and his ‘habilitation’ he was consultant/senior consultant at the University of Munich (1995-2006). He became a professor of Internal Medicine in 2001 in Munich and a Professor of Gastroenterology & Hepatology in 2007 in Amsterdam. Ulrich Beuers’ major research interests include (i) molecular mechanisms of action of UDCA in cholestasis, (ii) defects of the ‘biliary bicarbonate umbrella’ as disease mechanisms in hepatobiliary diseases and their therapeutic modulation, (iii) pathogenesis and treatment of pruritus in cholestasis, and (iv) diagnosis and pathogenesis of IgG4-related cholangitis/IgG4-related disease. Ulrich Beuers published / coauthored > 500 articles in scientific journals. Professor Beuers served for 3 terms as an Associate or Assistant Editor, continues editorial work for the Journal of Hepatology and is/was Editorial Board member of various scientific journals including Gut, Hepatology and Journal of Hepatology. Professor Beuers was chairman of the Netherlands Association for the Study of the Liver (2012-2018) and chaired the Netherlands Education Committee for Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2013-2017). He also chaired EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for cholestatic liver diseases 2009 and contributes to EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for PBC (2017), Sclerosing Cholangitis (2021), and pregnancy-associated liver diseases (2021). Professor Beuers is the actual EASL Educational Councillor (2019-2022) and member of the EASL Governing and Executive Boards.


Challenges in diagnosis and management of IgG4-related disease of the hepatobiliary tract in daily practice 24 June 2021 14:00 - 14:10 More ...