Peter Malfertheiner is Professor of Medicine and was Chairman of the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases at the Otto v. Guericke University of Magdeburg in Germany, from 1995 until 2016. He is currently leading a project on“Autonomous Aging:the role of gut microbiota”.
SinceJanuary 2018 he is Professor at the LMU, University in Munich,where he works and coordinatesseveral clinical and translational research projects related to H.pylori as well as on Hepatocellular cancer
He has been Professor for Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Bonn from 1993 - 1994. He received his MD from the University of Bologna, Italy in 1975, and gained subsequent medical experience at the Regional Hospital of Bozen, Italy, and the University Hospital of Ulm, Germany (1978-1992), a Research Fellow at the Mayo Clinic GI Unit in Rochester, MN, USA. Professor Malfertheiner has been Chairman of the UEG (2004) and President of the UEGW 2006 and of the Education Committee of the United European Gastroenterology Federation (UEG). He is the Editor of Digestive Diseases, and coeditor of Gastrointestinal Tumors ,member of the Editorial Boards of several other international peer review journals. His main research interests are Helicobacter pylori infection and related diseases, chronic inflammation and carcinogenesis, gastric cancer, gastric and gut microbiome, hepatocellular cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Publications (pub med) >1030.