Dr. Manuel Romero Gómez has established a distinguished career in the field of hepatology and gastrointestinal diseases. As a Full-Professor of Medicine at the University of Seville, Spain, and Chief of the Digestive Diseases Department at Virgen del Rocío University Hospitals, he has contributed significantly to research and education in the field. His leadership roles include heading a translational research group in liver diseases at the Institute of Biomedicine of Seville, as well as being involved in numerous European projects focused on liver disease.
Education and Professional Background
- Full-Professor of Medicine at the University of Seville, Spain.
- Chief of the Digestive Diseases Department, Virgen del Rocío University Hospitals.
Research and Leadership
- Head of group for translational research in liver diseases at the Institute of Biomedicine of Seville and Spanish Network for Research in Digestive and Liver Diseases (CiberEHD).
- Leader of Sub-project 7 for the European Project FLIP (Fatty Liver Inhibition of Progression).
- National leader of LITMUS project.
- Co-coordinator of European NAFLD Registry funded by EASL.
Awards and Recognition
- Member of the Strategic for Research Plan in Andalusia.
- Recipient of the XI Award Javier Benjumea Puigcerver in investigation, Universidad de Sevilla-Focus Abengoa, 2014.
Publications and Innovations
- Published over 340 peer-reviewed papers on gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
- Directed more than 24 publicly-funded research projects.
- Protected 10 different patents.
Dr. Romero Gómez has received recognition for his work, including the XI Award Javier Benjumea Puigcerver in investigation, awarded by Universidad de Sevilla-Focus Abengoa in 2014. He is also a member of the Strategic for Research Plan in Andalusia. His extensive research has resulted in over 340 peer-reviewed publications, the direction of more than 24 publicly-funded research projects, and the protection of 10 different patents.