Guruprasad P. Aithal is Professor of Hepatology and the Deputy Director of Translational Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham. He is the Deputy Director and Gastrointestinal & Liver Theme lead of the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). He is the current President of the British Association for the Study of the Liver.
After being awarded PhD from the University of Newcastle in 2000, he completed Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at the University of South Carolina, USA and returned to the UK in 2001 to establish Endoscopic ultrasound service in Nottingham. He has won NHS Innovation Award (2013), SAGE National Award (2015) and was BMJ Gastroenterology team finalist (2015). His has over 260 publications including original articles in Nature Genetics, Nature Medicine, Nature Communications, Lancet, BMJ, Gastroenterology, Gut, Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Endoscopy. Guru is supporting the clinical studies in DeLIVER, and is collaborating specifically in the imaging portfolio.