Rifaat Safadi

Rifaat Safadi

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Prof. Safadi is Professor in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem & a visiting Scholar, at the division of Liver Diseases, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NY. Prof. Safadi is the current Chairman of The Israel Association for the Study of the Liver. Prof. Safadi is a member of several international Liver associations committees such as EASL (scientific committee and governing board), AASLD (International Relations Advisory Committee). He is the Director of Liver Unit, Institute of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Division of Medicine, Hadassah. Prof. Safadi is the Director of Liver Unit & Clinical Research Center, Holy Family Hospital, Nazareth, Israel. Prof. Safadi had his residency in Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology at Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem. His clinical focus is in viral hepatitis, Cirrhosis complications and liver cancer, immune diseases of the liver and liver transplantation. With his laboratory team, the interplay research between lymphocyte subsets and hepatic fibrogenesis uncovered novel pathways and challenges. He received many awardees and research grants and published more than 170 manuscripts in high rated professional journals within the clinical and basic research liver fields. He is a reviewer and a member for editorial boards of several academic journals.


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