Prof Jean-Michel Pawlotsky
Professor of Medicine
University of Paris-Est
France
Jean-Michel earned his MD in hepatology and gastroenterology in Paris, France, in 1992. He also
earned a Thesis in Molecular Virology from the University of Paris, and is a graduate in virology from
the Pasteur Institute. He is Professor of Medicine at the University of Paris-Est, in Créteil, France, as
well as Director of the National Reference Center for Viral Hepatitis B, C, and Delta; and Chief of the
Department of Biology at the Henri Mondor University Hospital in Créteil. Jean-Michel has acted as
Secretary General of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) between 2005 and
2009, and has been an Associate Editor of Hepatology (2001-2006). He is the President of Scientific
Commission 4 and Concerted Action 33 of the National Agency for AIDS and Viral Hepatitis Research
(ANRS). His research interests cover liver diseases, principally viral hepatitis and liver cancer.

Dr Jean-Michel Pawlotsky is Professor of Medicine at the University of Paris-Est. He is the Director of
the National Reference Center for Viral Hepatitis B, C and Delta and of the Department of Virology at
the Henri Mondor University Hospital in Créteil, France, and Director of the Department of
Molecular Virology and Immunology at the ‘Institut Mondor de Recherche Biomédicale’ (INSERM
U955).

Dr Pawlotsky earned his medical degree in Hepatology and Gastroenterology in 1992. In addition, he
earned a Thesis in molecular virology from the University of Paris, France, and he is a graduate in
virology from the Pasteur Institute in Paris and microbiology from the University of Paris.

Dr Pawlotsky is active in numerous professional societies, and has been acting as the Secretary
General of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) between 2005 and 2009. He is
a member of the Scientific College and President of Scientific Commission 4 (CSS4) and Concerted
Action 33 (AC33) of the French National Agency for AIDS and Viral Hepatitis Research (ANRS). Dr
Pawlotsky has been an Associate Editor of Hepatology, the official journal of the American
Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), between 2001 and 2006, and is currently an
Associate Editor of Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological
Association (AGA). He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Hepatology, Therapeutic
Advances in Gastroenterology, and European Gastroenterology and Hepatology Review.

Dr Pawlotsky focuses on teaching, diagnosis and research in virology, primarily hepatitis viruses. His
noted career contributions include the publication of over 350 articles and book chapters in his areas
of expertise.