Ashwani K. Singal

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

Dr. Singal is associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology and director of the porphyria center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). With his interests in alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases and porphyria, he has over 150 original articles and book chapters to his credit. He is associate editor of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology and European Medical Journal, and active editorial board member for Liver Transplantation and Journal of Hepatology (ALD section). With an active executive member of the ACG practice parameters committee, AGA research awards panel, the AASLD Research Awards Committee, and Steering Committee member of ALD Special Interest Group of the AASLD, Dr. Singal has led the group in writing practice guidelines for alcoholic liver disease for the ACG. Apart from pharmaceutical industries, his clinical and translational research is funded by the UAB, American College of Gastroenterology, and NIDDK and NIAAA of the NIH.