Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery


Yinghua Tian, MD;  Bostjan Humar, PhD;  Pieter Borger, PhD; 
Pierre-Alain Clavien, MD, PhD

Since 1994 Prof. Pierre-Alain Clavien has run an active basic science laboratory funded through NIH and Swiss National Grants and other private and non-private sources.

His areas of research include organ preservation, liver ischemia-reperfusion injury and liver regeneration, and pathogenesis of cancer, as well as outcome research with publication in Science, PNAS, Annals of Surgery, Gastroenterology, Lancet, and NEJM.

His laboratory developed a mouse model of ALPPS with publication in Annals of Surgery.

In addition, Dr. Clavien has also developed a simple and widely used system to evaluate complications after surgery (The Comprehensive Complication Index - CCI ), which hold his name.