Padova University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, Padua, Italy

Professor Burra is a Full Professor of Gastroenterology, Head of the Gastroenterology Unit, and Head of the Multivisceral Transplantation Unit at the Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, Padua University Hospital, Italy. She was nominated ILTS Councilor in 2009, member of the ILTS Educational Committee until 2013, then ILTS Treasurer between 2013 and 2016, ILTS President-Elect in 2016-2017, President in 2017-2018, and Past President from 2018-2019. Patrizia Burra organized the ILTS Consensus Conference on NAFLD/NASH and liver transplantation in Venice in 2018. Between 2015 and 2021 she was ViceRector on Research Training at Padua University, Italy, and from 2021 she is the Rector’s Delegate for Specialisation Schools and the Centre for Post Graduate Specialised Training at Padua University, Italy.
Patrizia Burra is clinically and scientifically interested in studies in the field of liver transplantation, mainly concerning HBV prophylaxis after transplantation, liver transplantation for NAFLD and NASH including evaluation of frailty and obesity, and early liver transplantation for acute alcoholic hepatitis. In addition, she is involved in the clinical management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and cholangiocarcinoma.
Currently, she is Chair of the Public Affairs Group 2022–2025 at United European Gastroenterology (UEG) and General Secretary of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology (SIGE).
In 2021 she received the EASL recognition award and she obtained the Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (FAASLD). She is also President of the NGO Marina Minnaja Foundation for the research and study of liver transplantation.
Currently, she is Co-chair of The Lancet – EASL Commission on liver diseases in Europe since 2018 and Deputy Editor of the Journal of Hepatology since 2019.
She has authored over 500 articles in international peer-reviewed journals, with an H-index of 67.