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Dr. Jude A Oben


Dr. JUDE A OBEN BM, BCh(Oxon), Ph.D., FRCP, FRCPE  (Lond & Edin), AGAF

Consultant Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist and Bariatric Physician,
Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7EH
Reader in Experimental Hepatology, King’s College London, School of Life Course Sciences,  Women’s and Children’s Health,
Associate Professor and Consultant Hepatologist, University College London, Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF
Visiting Professor of Hepatology, Rush University Medical Center, 1620 W.Harrison St. Chicago, IL 60621, USA
Associate Editor, Clinical Liver Disease: An AASLD Journal;

Dr Jude A. Oben is an accomplished Clinician Scientist and leading Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

He is a Reader in Experimental Hepatology at King’s College London and an Associate Professor in Hepatology at University College London, Institute for Liver and Digestive Health. He has a Ph.D. in Immunopharmacology from UCL and studied medicine at Oxford and Stanford University, USA.

Dr. Oben is passionate about continued education, research, and improving current practices. His highly productive and cited research (found in his full list of publications below, i10-Index = 51) focuses on the most common liver disease, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), specifical mechanisms of liver fibrosis, the trans-generational transmission of Obesity and NASH.

He has a high media profile through his research and advocacy the ‘Obesity Action Campaign!’ launched at the Parliamentary House of Lords, to raise political and public awareness of obesity and health consequences. He is an invited member of the All-Party Parliamentary Advisory Group on childhood obesity. In his spare time, Dr. Oben enjoys taking part in sports – he is an avid runner and plays squash and tennis to relax.

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