Imagen Dr. Bruno Sangro Gómez Acebo, Unidad de Hepatotologia

meet Dr. Bruno Sangro Gómez-Acebo

Head of Hepatology Unit
Internal Medicine Specialist
Area of Expertise: study and treatment of hepatic diseases and hepatic and bile duct tumours

training andProfessional Career

Graduated in Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid (1983). He was awarded his doctorate in Medicine by the University of Navarra (1994).

He specialised in Internal Medicine (1990).

He now works as the Head of the Hepatology Unit in the Internal Medicine Department at the Clínica Universidad de Navarra.

He was assigned as a Senior Researcher for the Centre of Biomedical Research in the Hepatic and Digestive Diseases Network (CIBERehd). The translational and clinical research he has carried out in the past few years has focused on therapeutic innovation for cirrhosis complications and treatment of primary and secondary hepatic tumours. This is specifically focussed on the development of a multidisciplinary treatment programme for hepatic cancer with surgical treatment innovations (expanded criteria for hepatic transplant or removal in certain patients with portal hypertension), intra-arterial techniques (chemo-embolisation and radioembolisation) and systematic treatments (advanced therapies such as biological agents, immunotherapy and gene therapy).

  • Study and treatment of hepatic diseases
  • Study and treatment of hepatic tumours
  • Study and treatment of bile duct tumours

Imagen del doctor Melero en laboratorio de la Clínica
Nuevas investigaciones para el hepatocarcinoma


As an educator

Profesor Agregado de la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Navarra

As a researcher

He was the co-author of 10 specialised book chapters, he has had more than 100 articles published in national and international magazines and has led three doctoral theses.

  • Founding member and member of the joint directive for the Spanish Gene Therapy Society
  • American Society for Gene Therapy
  • Spanish Association for the Study of the Liver
  • European Association for the Study of the Liver.
  • He has collaborated in magazines such as Journal of Hepatology, Molecular Imaging and Biology, Spanish Magazine for Digestive System Diseases and in the publication of Continued Gastroenterology and Hepatology

En septiembre de 2019 ha sido nombrado presidente de la Asociación Internacional de Cáncer de Hígado - International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA)

En pacientes con hepatocarcinoma avanzando existen importantes avances en el tratamiento, gracias a la investigación y ensayos clínicos que nuestro departamento lleva a cabo".



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