URRENT PINION Current Opinion in Gastroenterology was launched in 1985. It is one of a successful series of review journals whose unique format is designed to provide a systematic and critical assessment of the literature as presented in the many primary journals. The field of gastroenterology is divided into 12 sections that are reviewed once a year. Each section is assigned a Section Editor, a leading authority in the area, who identifies the most important topics at that time. Here we are pleased to introduce one of the Section Editors for this issue. SECTION EDITORS 2007. She published 147 articles. Her main scientific contributions relate to the mechanisms of bile secre- Chantal Housset tion, the pathobiology of the biliary epithelium, the origins and functions of liver myofibroblasts. Chantal Housset was trained as a Hepatologist in Rene´ Descartes Eamonn M.M. Quigley University Paris 05. She was Visit- ing Scientist and NIH grant recip- Eamonn M.M. Quigley is Chief of ient in 1992, at UCSF, California. Gastroenterology at Houston She obtained a PhD degree from Methodist Hospital in Houston, Denis Diderot University Paris 07 Texas, USA, and a Principal Inves- in 1993 and Research Direction tigator at the Alimentary Pharma- Habilitation from UPMC Univer- biotic Centre (APC) at University sity Paris 06, in 1998. She was appointed full-time College Cork (UCC), in Cork, Researcher at INSERM (National Institute of Health Ireland. A graduate of UCC, Dr and Medical Research) in 1994, and full-time Pro- Quigley trained in internal medi- fessor in Cell Biology at Sorbonne University, UPMC cine in Glasgow and Manchester and in gastroen- University Paris 06, in 2000. She is Course Director terology in Glasgow, the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, of molecular and cellular biology at UPMC Medical Minnesota, USA, and Manchester. In 1986 he joined School & Life Science Department. She is Member of the faculty at the University of Nebraska Medical the Executive Committees of the Reference Center Center in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, where he ulti- for Rare Biliary Diseases, Saint-Antoine Hospital, of mately served as Chief of Gastroenterology and the Rare Liver Disease National Network (FILFOIE), Hepatology. Returning to Cork in 1998 he served and of the Institute of Cardiometabolism and Nutri- as Dean of the Medical School at UCC for 7 years and tion (ICAN). She is Director of an INSERM-UPMC has been a principal investigator at the APC since its Research Laboratory in Saint-Antoine Research Cen- inception. He took up his current position in ter (CRSA). The expertise of the Laboratory relates to January 2013. He served as president of both the the mechanisms responsible for metabolic and bili- American College of Gastroenterology and the ary diseases of the liver and their progression World Gastroenterology Organization and is a past towards fibrosis. Chantal Housset is currently Direc- editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Gastroen- tor of an INSERM-UPMC mixed service unit (UMS) terology. Clinical and research interests include irri- of imaging and cytometry (LUMIC). She is member table bowel syndrome, gastrointestinal motility and of the University National Council (CNU) in Cell the role of the gut microbiota in health and in Biology. She has been recipient of a reward from the gastrointestinal and metabolic disorders. Ministry of Education and Research (MESR) since 0267-1379 Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved. www.co-gastroenterology.com Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.
Current Opinion in Gastroenterology – Wolters Kluwer Health
Published: Mar 1, 2018
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