René Adam (France)
René Adam is Head of the Department of Hepato-Biliary Surgery, Cancer and Transplantation at Paul Brousse Hospital, Villejuif, France. Since 1994, he has held the position of Professor of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine at Paris South University, Paris.
Professor Adam’s main fields of activity and research are surgery of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas, and hepatic transplantation. He is particularly involved in the treatment of primary and secondary liver tumors especially by combination of chemotherapy and surgery. He is head of a Research team of Paris-Saclay University, "Chronotherapy, Cancer and Transplantation" especially devoted to innovative projects on fast track surgery, domomedecine and optimization of liver function recovery through machine perfusion in liver transplantation. He is also General Manager of the European Liver Transplant Registry (ELTR), and Director of LiverMetsurvey that he founded in 2005 and collects more than 30,000 operated patients. He is President Elect of the International Hepatic Pancreatic Biliary Association (IHPBA). He has made around 800 scientific communications at congresses, has delivered 700 lectures as an invited speaker at international meetings around the world, and has published 600 peer-reviewed articles with a PubMed H-index of 110 and more than 58000 citations to date.