Awards and Honours for the Hepatology Department
The Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh has brought laurels to the institute by bagging several awards at the 63rd Annual conference of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) held at Jaipur from 5th to 8th January 2023.
Dr Ajay Duseja, Professor and Head of the Hepatology department, has been conferred with the prestigious ISG – Dr CM Habibullah Oration for the year 2023 for his research work in the field of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The oration would be delivered at the annual conference of ISG next year. He was also awarded with the title of Master of Indian Society of Gastroenterology (Master-ISG) for his exemplary contribution in teaching, training, and research in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology for more than thirty years.
Dr Sunil Taneja, Associate Professor from the department of Hepatology was bestowed with Dr. SR Naik Memorial Award for the year 2022 for his research publications and outstanding contribution in the field of malnutrition in patients with chronic liver disease and in the management of patients with autoimmune liver disease.
The faculty of the department also had several academic commitments in the conference. Faculty members of the department delivered several lectures and chaired various sessions in the conference which was attended by more than 2000 delegates and by many renowned International and National speakers who shared their expertise and knowledge in various areas of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
The residents and Ph.D. fellows of the department also made an immense contribution to the conference by presenting more than 20 scientific papers related to cutting-edge research in the field of Hepatology. Dr. Inderbhan Ph.D. student of the department bagged the third prize in the free paper session for his research work on Acute Kidney Injury in patients with cirrhosis.
The Department of Hepatology, PGIMER, Chandigarh is one of the leading centers in the country for teaching, training and research in the field of liver, biliary and pancreatic disorders and liver transplantation and aims to achieve greater heights with its rich academic and patient-friendly atmosphere, work-culture and cohesiveness amongst the staff members.
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