Dr. Jian-Gao Fan received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in 1994 at the Shandong Medical University, and his Ph.D. in 1997 at the Shanghai Second Medical University, respectively, both in China. He was a Gastroenterologist and then also Associate Professor at Shanghai 1st People’s Hospital from 1997 to 2007. He was a Visiting Scholar of Australian National University Medical School (Canberra, Australia) from 2007 to 2008. Then and up to now, he is Professor and Director of Center for Fatty Liver & Department of Gastroenterology at Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, and Principle Investigator of Shanghai Key Lab of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.
Currently, he is Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Journal of Practical Hepatology, president of Committee on Fatty Liver Diseases, Chinese Physicians' Association, past-president for Shanghai Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and past-chief of The China National Study Group on Fatty Liver and Alcoholic Liver Disease. He is a member of the editorial board of more than 20 journals, i.e., Clin Mol Hepatol., J Clin Trans Hepatol, J Dig Dis, HBPD INT, World J Gastroenterol, and also lots major journals’ peer-reviewers, i.e., Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Arch Intern Med, J Hepatol.
His main research interests are in the fields of metabolic syndrome and chronic liver diseases. He has published over 700 peer-reviewed academic papers (including over 127 articles in SCI journals as the first and/or correspondent author, i.e, Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol, Hepatology, J Hepatol, Aliment Pharmacol Ther., Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol., Liver Int, Exp Mol Med, and 5 book chapters in English) with H-index 49, and 19 books as editor-in-chief, i.e, 1st & 2nd Edition, Fatty Liver Disease in China People’s Medical Publishing House. He was co-chairman of the Biennial Shanghai International Forum on Digestive Diseases between 2010-2021, and invited speaker in 17 countries and regions.
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