Josep M. Llovet is Professor of Research-ICREA in the BCLC Group, Liver Unit, IDIBAPS-Hospital Clínic of Barcelona (Spain), Director of the HCC Research Program and Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University (USA). Professor Llovet obtained his degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona in 1986 and his PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1995.
Professor Llovet is the Educational Counsellor of the International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA), Director of Official Master in Translational Medicine at the University of Barcelona and Chairman of the European guidelines of Clinical management of liver cancer (EASL-EORTC). He has published more than 223 articles in peer-reviewed journals such as New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Genetics, Lancet, Cancer Cell, Journal Clinical Investigation, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lancet Oncology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology (total citations 2234, total impact factor 2234; h index 80), more than 40 chapters of books, and has delivered more than 380 lectures. He is Senior Editor of Clinical Cancer Research and Special Editor of Gastroenterology and Journal of Hepatology.