Dr.Luis Rodrigo MD isactually Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Oviedo (Spain). He has been the Chief of Gastroenterology Service at the HUCA Hospital in Oviedo, for more than 40 years. He obtained the PhD at 1975 and has developed a long teaching and researchcareer. He has published a total of 552 scientificpapers, 260 written in English and therest in Spanish. He has participated as main investigator in a total of 45 clinicaltrials. He has contributed actively to the formation of one hundred specialist in Gastroenterology working in his Hospital. He has written around 35 chapters in book of several subjects and has been the editor of 15 books in his speciality
1.One of the main areas of interest is related to the evolution of the treatment of Chronic Viral Hepatitis mainly caused by HBV and HCV alone and also in HIV coinfected patients and all the change soccurred in thelast 3-4 decades.
2.Another area is about Celiac disease, their diagnosis and the Associated Diseases(mainly neurological,rheumatological and dermatological) with this complicated and diver sepresentation of this gluten intolerance.
3.The Colon Cancer has been also a great subject for prevention, diagnos is and treatment in allthe different variants and stages of evolution.
4.Finally, the Hepatocellular Carcinoma in all their clinical aspects is a very important area of study and research.
Keywords of Research Interest :
Colonic cancer, Helicobacter pylori infection, Chronic Hepatitis C, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Liver Cirrhosis, Celiac Disease, Autoimmune related diseases, Neurologic Diseases Gluten-related. Sepsis. Infectious Diseases.