Jörg Petersen

Professor, Head of the Liver Unit & Clinical Researcher, Ifi Institute at University of Hamburg

Jörg Petersen

Jörg Petersen

Professor, Head of the Liver Unit & Clinical Researcher, Ifi Institute at University of Hamburg

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Jörg Petersen, M.D, Ph.D.
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Dr. Petersen is Full Professor of Medicine and Head of the Liver Unit at the IFI Institute for Interdisciplinary Medicine at the Asklepios Klinik St. George, University of Hamburg, Germany. He received his clinical training at the University of Hamburg, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, USA, Tulane Medical School, Louisiana, USA and University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Infectious diseases. Dr. Petersen was a research fellow for several years with grant support from the German Research Foundation and the NIH, USA, at the Liver Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York.

Dr. Petersen is actively involved in laboratory and clinical research in viral hepatitis and co- leads a work group for the development of novel antiviral techniques in hepatitis B and C. He was a member of the Governing Board of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) from 2006 to 2009 and he is now acting as an Associated Editor of the Journal of Hepatology, responsible for translational and clinical HBV papers and for clinical HCV papers. He has published more than 100 papers in the field of viral hepatitis and liver diseases and has received a number of honours. He co-authored the recent update of the German guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis B and he was on the review board for the EASL Hepatitis B Clinical Practice Guidelines.

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Clinical Professor-Medicine, Biostatistics & Epidemiology at UCSF School of Medicine

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Head, Viral Hepatitis Team at Centre Léon Bérard Lyon et Rhône-Alpes

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Honorary Professor, Hepatology at University College London

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Scientific Advisor at NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB

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Professional at McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health

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Founder at Analgesic Solutions

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Chief Executive Officer at ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Professor at University of Hamburg

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Professor at University of Hamburg

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Honorary Consul at Government of Slovenia

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Professor, Head of the Liver Unit & Clinical Researcher, Ifi Institute at University of Hamburg
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The University of Hamburg is a comprehensive university in Hamburg, Germany. In spite of its relatively short history, six Nobel Prize Winners and serials of scholars are affiliated to the university. The University of Hamburg is the biggest research and education institution in Northern Germany and one of the most extensive universities in Germany. The main campus is located in the central district of Rotherbaum, with affiliated institutes and research centres spread around the city state.

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Member, Scientific Advisory Board
2016 - Current

Hepion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of pleiotropic drug therapy for the treatment of chronic liver disease. It focuses on the development of its product candidate CRV431, a cyclophilin inhibitor that targets biochemical pathways involved in the progression of liver disease. The company was founded on May 15, 2013 and is headquartered in Edison, NJ.

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Jörg Petersen is affiliated with University of Hamburg, ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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