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Romina Fiorotto, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Pathology; Associate Director, Cellular & Molecular Physiology Core

Contact Information

Romina Fiorotto, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Department of Medicine (Digestive Diseases), PO Box 208019

    New Haven, CT 06520-8019

    United States


Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Parma, Hepatic Pathophysiology (2005)
  • Visiting Scientist
    Yale University School of Medicine (2005)
  • Postdoctoral fellow
    University of Padova (2005)
  • BSc
    University of Padova, Biological Sciences (1999)


  • Innate immunity and gut-liver axis play tag in Cystic Fibrosis-related liver disease
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2023
    Penn's Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive Diseases, University of Pennsylvania
  • A new look into cholangiopathies: Insights from Cystic Fibrosis-related liver disease
    via zoom 2023
    Special Seminar, Department of Pathology
  • Use of stem cell-based systems to model genetic and complex biliary diseases
    via zoom 2023
    iPSZürich Lecture series, University of Zurich
  • Novel and multi-omics approaches for cholestatic liver diseases and beyond
    Westbrook, CT, United States 2023
    Yale Liver Center Retreat
  • Welcome and course objectives
    on-demand 2023
    Emerging Topic Conference, "Multi-Omics Approaches for Cholestatic Liver Diseases: From Diagnosis to Disease Mechanisms and Precision Medicine"
  • Mechanisms regulating the gut-liver axis in health and in liver diseases: a gender perspective
    via zoom 2023
    Gender-specific Medicine , School of Medicine, University of Padova
  • Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease? Mind your gut
    New Haven, CT, United States 2023
    Digestive Diseases Research Seminar

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Best Abstract AwardEuropean Association for the Study of the Liver2017
American Liver Foundation Scholar Award2011
Samuel D. Kushlan Junior Faculty Award for Excellence in Basic ResearchDepartment of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases2011, 2022
Italian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Scholar Award2005

Professional Service

University of GroningenThesis Committee Member2024 - Present
American Liver Foundation Grant Review CommitteeReviewer2023 - Present
IACUC CommitteeMember2023 - Present
The Liver Meeting® 2023, AASLDAbstract Reviewer2023 - Present
AASLDEmerging Topic Conference:"Multi-Omics Approaches for Cholestatic Liver Diseases: From Diagnosis to Disease Mechanisms and Precision Medicine"2023
AASLD Emerging Topic Conference, "Multi-Omics Approaches for Cholestatic Liver Diseases: From Diagnosis to Disease Mechanisms and Precision Medicine"AASLD Emerging Trends Conference organizer and co-chair2023
NWO, The Dutch Research CouncilAd-hoc reviewer2022 - Present
MUR, Italian Ministy of the University and ResearchAd-hoc reviewer2022 - Present
France National Research AgencyPhysiology and Physiopathology Panel2022 - Present
eLifeReviewer2022 - Present
Pharmacology and TherapeuticsReviewer2022 - Present
iScienceReviewer2022 - Present
eBioMedicineReviewer2022 - Present
European Journal of Clinical InvestigationReviewer2022 - Present
DBT/Welcome Trust India AllianceAd-hoc reviewer2021
British Journal of PharmacologyReviewer2021 - Present
Scientific ReportsReviewer2021 - Present
CellsReviewer2021 - Present
AASLD-Cholestatic & Autoimmune Liver Diseases SIGSteering Committee member2020 - 2022
Hepatology CommunicationReviewer2020 - Present
Physiological ReportsReviewer2020 - Present
JHEP ReportsReviewer2020 - Present
AASLD FoundationAward Committee Member2019 - 2022
FrontiersReviewer2019 - Present
Tissues and CellsReviewer2019 - Present
American Journal of PathologyReviewer2019 - Present
American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver PhysiologyReviewer2019 - Present
FASEBReviewer2019 - Present
CMGHReviewer2018 - Present
Journal of HepatologyReviewer2018 - Present
ISSNAFAd-hoc reviewer2017 - Present
BBA Molecular Basis of DiseaseReviewer2017 - Present
Genome MedicineReviewer2017 - Present
PeerJReviewer2015 - Present
Journal of Cellular and Molecular MedicineReviewer2015 - Present
Digestive and Liver DiseasesReviewer2014 - Present
Gastroenterology Research and PracticeReviewer2014 - Present
PlosOneReviewer2013 - Present
HepatologyReviewer2013 - Present
PSI FoundationAd-hoc reviewer2012 - 2013

Departments & Organizations