Alessio Aghemo

Associate Professor

Head of the Centre for the Study and Treatment of Metabolic Liver Diseases and Complications of Cirrhosis at Humanitas Research Hospital

Prof. Aghemo received his medical degree from the University of Milan in 2001, where he also specialized in gastroenterology and later completed his post-doctoral research in gastroenterology. He served as the director of the hepatology outpatients clinic at the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit at the Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, until 2017. In 2017 he was appointed Associate Professor of Gastroenterology at the Humanitas University.

From 2013 to 2016 he has served as a member of the governing board for the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL). He is currently involved in the United European Gastroenterology Scientific Committee as the official EASL-appointed member and serves as the Chair of the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver Commission on direct-acting antivirals for hepatitis C.


Humanitas is a highly specialized Hospital, Research and Teaching Center. Built around centers for the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, neurological and orthopedic disease – together with an Ophthalmic Center and a Fertility Center – Humanitas also operates a highly specialised Emergency Department.