Prof. Dr. Beat Müllhaupt

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Head of Hepatology and Vice Chair – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology – University Hospital Zurich

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Role in LiSyM-Cancer

  • Program Director: Responsible for research activities and cross-network consortial cooperation
  • Focus on communication with young scientists and the public to increase the outreach of liver systems medicine research
  • Interview with Beat Müllhaupt (by BMBF, in German)


  • specialized in acute and chronic liver diseases, acute liver failure and transplant hepatology
  • Epidemiology and natural history of these diseases in the context of current therapeutic options.


  • Medical training at various clinics in Switzerland
  • Medicine Studies at Universities of Fribourg and Basel

Professional Experience

  • Since 2017, Vice Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zürich
  • Since 2010, Full Professor, University of Zürich
  • Since 2004, Head of Hepatology, University Hospital Zürich
  • 2003 – 2010, Associate Professor, University of Zürich
  • Senior Physician in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zürich
  • Research Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco, Veteran Administration Medical Center and Department of Medicine.

Honors and Awards (selection)

  • Member of the American Association for the Study of the Liver (AASLD), European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), Swiss Association for the Study of the Liver (SASL)
  • Member of Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum (FMH), Medical Society of the Canton Zürich (AGZ), Swiss Association for Gastroenterology (SGG)
  • 2016 – 2020, Co-President of SGG
  • 2003 – 2018, Board member of SASL
  • 2014 – 2016, Vice President of SGG
  • 2006 – 2014, Board Member of SGG