Albert Parés, M.D. is Professor of Medicine at the University of Barcelona and Senior Consultant of the Liver Unit at the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona (Spain). Doctor Parés received his MD from the University of Barcelona Medical School. Following this, he was a resident in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the Hospital Clínic, and he is also specialist in Critical Care Medicine. During a 1991-92 sabbatical from Hospital Clínic he was a Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, USA, in the laboratory of Dr. Mezey.
Doctor Parés’s interests include cholestatic liver diseases in adults, particularly primary biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis as well alcoholic liver disease and autoimmune hepatitis. The focus of his research work has been in these fields, and he is more recently focused on the consequences of chronic cholestasis mainly pruritus and metabolic bone disease. He has published numerous research papers in the top G