Josep Llovet

Josep Llovet, MD

About Me

Josep M. Llovet, MD, PhD is Director of the Liver Cancer Program and Professor of Medicine (Division of Liver Diseases) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is also Professor of Medicine-Hepatic Oncology at the University of Barcelona and Professor of Research-ICREA in the Liver Unit at IDIBAPS-Hospital Clínic of Barcelona.

Dr. Llovet was the Founder and has been President of the International Liver Cancer Association. He has chaired and contributed to the development of more than 10 guidelines related to clinical management and clinical trial design in liver cancer. He was Chairman of the European Association for the Study of Liver Disease (EASL)-Clinical Practice Guidelines 2012, President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Special Interest Group in Hepatobiliary Neoplasia, and a member of the Educational Committee of EASL. He has published more than 345 articles in peer-reviewed journals (with more than 145,000 citations) and more than 55 book chapters, and has delivered more than 675 lectures. He is Editor in Chief of JHEP Reports and has been Associate/Senior Editor of Journal of Hepatology and Clinical Cancer Research. Dr. Llovet has been a Top-1% cited researcher in Clarivate Analytics since 2014.

Dr. Llovet has devoted his career to studying the pathogenesis and treatment of liver cancer. He received the American Association for Cancer Research-Landon International Award (2009) and the International Hans Popper Award (2012), and has received competitive funding from the National Cancer Institute, European Commission, and other grantors for more than 100 research projects.

PROFESSOR | Medicine, Liver Diseases
Research Topics

Cancer, Liver