Ed Gane, MBChB, MD, FRACP, MNZM

Gane, Ed 2014New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit, Auckland City Hospital, New   Zealand

Dr. Gane is Professor of Medicine at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and Chief Hepatologist, Transplant Physician and Deputy Director of the New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit at AucklandCityHospital.

Dr. Gane trained in hepatology at the Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College School of Medicine, London, where he completed his MD on the pathogenesis of hepatitis C-related liver allograft injury following transplantation for HCV-cirrhosis.

In 1998, Dr. Gane was appointed as Chief Transplant Physician for the first New Zealand Liver Transplant programme at Auckland City Hospital. In addition, Dr. Gane runs large Hepatitis Clinics in Auckland and GreenlaneHospitals for patients and a large tertiary Liver Cancer Clinic.

In 2000, Dr. Gane became the Ministry of Health Clinical Advisor for the National Hepatitis B Screening and Follow-up Programme. In 2013, Dr. Gane was appointed as Hepatitis C Champion for the Ministry of Health National Hepatitis C Project.

Dr. Gane is an Investigator for many international clinical trials of therapies for chronic viral hepatitis with particular interest in early phase development of new direct acting antiviral therapies against hepatitis C and hepatitis B. Dr. Gane has published almost 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals including The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine and serves on the editorial committee for several journals. Dr. Gane serves on the Executive Committee of the NZ Society of Gastroenterology and is a member of several international organisations including APASL, AASLD, ILCA and ILTS.

In May 2011, Dr. Gane was awarded Member of the Order of New Zealand for Services to Medicine