Anna Licata, MD

Anna Licata, MD

Gender Balance (GB) Coordinator

University of Palermo (Italy)


1996: Degree cum Laude in Medicine and Surgery, University of Palermo Medical School;

1997-2000: Specialization in Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ospedale “V. Cervello”,  Head Prof Pagliaro.


August 1994: Research Fellow , Internal Medicine III°, AKH Wien, Head Prof. W. Horl., Wien, Austria.

August 1995: Research Fellow,  Metabolic Medicine, St. Mary Hospital,  Head  Prof. M.J. Reed, London, U.K.

June 1999-Aug 2000:    Visiting Research Assistant Professor,

-Division of Immunogenetics, Dept of Pediatrics, John Rangos Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, USA,  Head Prof. M. Trucco.

— Division of Transplant Pathology, Dept of Pathology, T.E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, USA, Head Prof. A.J. Demetris.

2000-2009:  Research Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Biomedical Dept of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (DiBIMIS), Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Palermo Medical School,  Head Prof. A Craxì.

2009-2018 :  Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, DiBIMIS, University of Palermo Medical School;

Head of Prevention of Hepatobiliary Disease Unit , Policlinico  University Hospital, Palermo, Italy,

Editorial Board  European Journal of Internal Medicine (IF 3.3)

Internal and Emergency Medicine  (IF 2.45)

World Journal of Gastroenterology  (IF 3.3)

Main Topics: Drug-induced liver injury, Viral Hepatitis, Liver cirrhosis, HCV and Cardiovascular Risk, HCC, Liver Disease and  Pregnancy, Liver Steatosis, Metabolic Syndrome,  Autoimmune Liver Disease, IBD and Cardiovascular Risk