Dr. Sophie Lotersztajn Editor
Faculté de Médecine Xavier Bichat, Centre de Recherche sur l’Inflammation, Paris, France
Sophie Lotersztajn is Director of Research at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM). She is the chairman of the Hepato-Gastroenterology Department and future Deputy Director from 2019 of the Center for Research in Inflammation in Paris, where she also heads the group ‘inflammation and stress responses in chronic liver diseases’ . Her research focusses on the role of inflammation in chronic liver disease progression, with main interest in liver fibrosis, injury and regeneration. She is currently the chairman of the scientific council of the ‘Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale’, and chaired the scientific committee ‘Phisiopathology’ at the INSERM. She served for 10 years as an associate Editor for American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology and recently acted as a co-Editor for the Journal of Hepatology.