Dr. Sanyal is a physician-scientist and professor of medicine at the VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, USA, whose focus is liver disease. He has led multiple initiatives at national and global levels impacting the practice of medicine, as well as training clinical workforce around the world. He is a “next-generation” thinker creating fresh paradigms in the rapidly changing research and health care environment.. He is well published and his name appears as a co-author on texbooks that are educating the next generation of global leaders. His company, Sanyal Biotechnology, has emerged from a recent research patent “Diamond Mice.” A deep commitment to liver disease research and to global health initiatives has made Dr. Sanyal a much sought-after speaker and brought him to the forefront of symposiums all over the world.