Michael R. Charlton, MBBS, is a Professor of Medicine, Director of the Center for Liver Diseases, and Co-Director of the Transplant Institute at the University of Chicago School of Medicine.
Dr. Charlton is an internationally renowned specialist in liver diseases and transplant medicine and has particular expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of NAFLD, NASH and viral hepatitis. Dr. Charlton has served as president of the International Liver Transplant Society. He has applied his expertise in editorial roles with leading liver disease and transplantation journals, including associate editor for Hepatology, Transplantation, American Journal of Transplantation and Liver Transplantation.
He was also a founding associate editor for Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Additionally, Dr. Charlton served as a principal investigator on grants and as a study section member for the National Institutes of Health, including studies of the pathophysiology of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and viral hepatitis. He has published more than 200 manuscripts, and is a lead investigator for national and international clinical trials in viral hepatitis and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.