Ramon Bataller MD
  • Ramon Bataller, MD

    Chief of Hepatology Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Associate Director of Pittsburgh Liver Research Center

Ramon Bataller, MD

Chief of Hepatology Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Associate Director of Pittsburgh Liver Research Center

Profile:

Dr. Bataller's research interests include liver fibrosis and the mechanisms and determinants of mortality of alcoholic liver disease. He has performed translational studies including human samples and experimental models of liver disease primarily. A more recent research interest of Dr. Battaler involves his exploration of the global public health aspects of alcoholic liver disease. He is the PI for an NIH-funded consortium (InTeam) for translational research of alcoholic hepatitis. InTeam main goals include the identification of molecular subtypes and the identification of novel targets for therapy.

Dr. Bataller's clinical interests include the management of patients with alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and critically-ill cirrhotic patients.

Education
MD, University of Valencia - Valencia, Spain, 1994

Training
Research Fellow (PhD), Liver Unit, Hospital Clinic - Barcelona, Spain, 2000
Resident & Board Certification/Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic - Barcelona, Spain, 1994

Notable Achievements:

  • Permanent member, Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology Study Section NIH, 2018
  • Member of the American College of Gastroenterology, 2016
  • Member of the Latinoamerican Association for the Study of the Liver (ALEH), 2016
  • AASLD Education Committee Member, 2016
  • Honoary Member of the faculty of Medicine, University of Antiquia, Colombia, 2015
  • Best Poster Presentation, 46th Annual Meeting of the European association for the Study of the Liver, 2011
  • Research Recognition Award from the Institut d'Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, 2010
  • Posdoctoral Research Fellowship Award from the American Liver Foundation - Chapel Hill, NC, 2003