Address By The Chief Guest

Address by the Chief Guest

Dr. S.K. Sarin
Prof S. K. Sarin is the Senior Professor, Hepatology, Director, and Chancellor, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi. He was instrumental in setting up this institute. He is the Director, WHO Collaborative Centre on Chronic Liver diseases and Viral Hepatitis at ILBS, and President, National Academy of Medical Sciences. He has more than 740 publications to his credit, edited 13 books on liver diseases and contributed 90 chapters in various medical textbooks. He has helped develop 20 major guidelines; including six major Asian Pacific Treatment Guidelines in Liver diseases.
Prof. Sarin has been the President of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Indian Association for the Study of the Liver, Asian Pacific Association of Liver (APASL), and Chairman Steering Committee of the APASL. He has been awarded the prestigious Henry L. Bockus Medal -2017 by World Gastroenterology Organization, as also Ralph Kohn Memorial Lecture at the Institute of Hepatology, London, Prof. Telfer Reynolds Memorial Oration at the University of Southern California. He has been bestowed with Padma Bhushan by the Govt of India. He is the founding Editor of Hepatology International. His achievements and contributions to medical sciences are enormous.