Professor Robert Schwabe, Editor
Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University, Columbia, New York, USA

Prof. Schwabe received his MD training at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg and Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in Germany and a doctoral degree in medicine/immunology from Ludwig-Maximilans-University in Munich. After internal medicine residency at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, he joined the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases at Columbia University as an Assistant Professor in 2003. His editorial experiences include serving as Associate Editor of the Journal of Hepatology (since 2010) and on the editorial boards of Gastroenterology (since 2005) and American Journal of Physiology—Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology (since 2010). His research focuses on wound healing responses in the liver with a particular interest in hepatic stellate cell biology, inflammation, and the link between liver fibrosis and cancer.