Guruprasad P. Aithal


Address info: NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), University of Nottingham

Guruprasad P. Aithal is Professor of Hepatology and the Deputy Director of Translational Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham. He is also the Deputy Director and Gastrointestinal & Liver Theme lead of the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). He was the President of the British Association for the Study of the Liver between 2020 and 2021.
After being awarded PhD from the University of Newcastle in 2000, he completed Advanced Fellowship at the University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA. He has been the Consultant Hepatobiliary Physician in the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust since 2001. He has won NHS Innovation Award (2013), SAGE National Award (2015) and ‘Scarred Liver’ project that he co-developed was selected by the European Association for the Study of the Liver for submission to the European Commission- Best Practice platform in 2022.
He co-chaired International Drug-induced Liver Injury Consortium (iDILIC) (2010-13) that delivered crucial breakthrough in the field. Currently he is the Deputy Co-ordinator and work-package lead of Innovation Medicines Initiative programme (27 international partners) of the European Union, ‘Translational Safety Biomarker Pipeline’ (2019-24).
He has over 300 publications (H index: 72 with over 25,000 total citations) including original articles in Nature Genetics, Nature Medicine, Nature Communications, Lancet, BMJ, Journal of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Gut, Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Endoscopy.