In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we want to raise awareness of the work of women in hepatology and inspire the next generation of budding scientists.
Dominique is Head of the Department of Hepato-Gastroenterology and serves as Medical Director at the Pitié-Salpêtière Hospital AP-HP, Sorbonne Université. Her research interests include end-stage liver disease, hepatic encephalopathy, portal hypertension and hepatocellular carcinoma. She works to improve management of patients with end-stage liverdisease including curative and preventive therapies, access to liver transplantation, and quality of life of patients and next to kins.
"When I started my fellowship in an academic center, in the liver intensive care unit, I realized of the huge improvements made by my mentors, but also of the long way still to go to ensure that patients with chronic liver disase are cured. I decided I wanted not to be passive, but to be an actor of this wonderful adventure", says Dominique.