Paulo Martins, MD, PhD (United States)

Dept of Surgery, Transplant Division, University of Massachusetts

Paulo Martins MD, PhD, FAST, FEBS, FACS is a transplant surgeon (Associate Professor of Surgery) and director of a transplant lab focused on liver preservation at University of Massachusetts, USA.  He finished his PhD in transplant immunology at the University of Berlin-Germany in 2005 with “Summa cum Laude” and worked clinically in Berlin, Germany (Charite’-Virchow Klinikum).  He completed a post-doc research fellowship at Harvard University (Brigham MGH hospital) followed by other clinical transplant fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University.  Since 2013, Dr. Martins has been working as a transplant Surgeon at the University of Massachusetts. During his career he has obtained several research awards (including the ILTS rising star award, ASTS vanguard award, ASTS rising star and ASTS midlevel award, AST basic science award, an AASLD grant, the Portuguese-American Scientific leadership award, Alpha Omega Alpha honor society award) and several research grants. He is an associate editor of the journals: “Artificial Organs”, is in the editorial board of 4 journals, and is ad-hoc reviewer of other 15 medical journals (including NEJM, JAMA, Hepatology, Annals of Surgery), He is the chair of the ILTS Basic and Translational Science committee He has over 140 peer-reviewed publications (with over 4,000 citations), two textbooks, and 16 book chapters.