15th Borel-Stähelin Lecture
We are delighted to present Prof. Chao-Long Chen, MD, PhD (Hon.) from Taiwan. He will speak on the subject of «Perspectives on Liver Transplantation, Innovation, Education and Beyond».
Professor Chao-Long Chen is a pioneer liver transplant surgeon who performed the first successful liver transplantation in Asia in 1984, and by 2016, has accomplished more than 1500. He is a graduate of the Kaohsiung Medical University and did his surgical training at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan and the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. He started the adult living donor liver transplantation in Taiwan in 1999. In 2007, he was elected as Academician of the prestigious Chinese Academy of Engineering. He remains director of one of the leading global centers in living donor liver transplantation.