9 - may. - 2019
Next Conference Santander Biomedical Lectures

The next conference of the Santander Biomedical Lectures program organized by IDIVAL, the University of Cantabria and IBBTEC will take place on the 30th of May. The session will be given by Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao and will be about: “Regression of cirrhosis and portal hypertension. Is it a reality?”.

Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, M.D. is Professor of Medicine in the Section of Digestive Diseases at Yale School of Medicine, the Director of the Clinical and Translational Core at Yale Liver Center, and the Chief of the Section of Digestive Diseases at the Veterans Administration-Connecticut Health Care System. Dr. Garcia-Tsao has an active practice in hepatology and clinical research duties as a principal investigator, with over 120 PubMed-verified original publications in peer-reviewed journals that have been cited over 30,000 times and with an H-index of 79. Dr. Garcia-Tsao is a leading expert on portal hypertension and related complications of cirrhosis. 

Dr. Garcia-Tsao received her M.D. degree from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, completed her internship and residency at the Instituto Nacional de la Nutricion in Mexico City, and completed a fellowship at the Yale School of Medicine. She has been on the faculty at Yale since 1990. Dr. Garcia-Tsao served as the President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) in 2012 and as Associate Editor of HEPATOLOGY from 2011-2016. She has been the recipient of many prestigious awards in the field of hepatology and has taught and mentored many who have gone on to their own successful careers

The conference, that will take place on the 30th of May, will be open to the general public and it will be at Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Salon Tellez (Pavilion 16) at 8.15am. 

Dr. Garcia-Tsao will be in Santander throughout the day, to exchange experiences with members of the scientific and clinical community. Furthermore, she will visit the Research Centers of our community to talk with all the interested scientists.

Those professionals who would like to meet with the doctor during her stay can contact with the department at

Gobierno de Cantabria  Servicio Cántabro de Salud  Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla   Universidad de Cantabria     
Edificio IDIVAL, Avenida Cardenal Herrera Oria s/n,
39011 Santander (CANTABRIA).

Phone.: 942 31 55 15
Fax: 942 31 55 17




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