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Romina Fiorotto, PhD

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Romina Fiorotto, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Internal Medicine

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8056

    United States


Education & Training

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


  • Innate immunity and the gut liver axis in cholangiopathies: The case for cystic fibrosis related liver disease
    Florence, Italy 2021
  • .” Epithelial innate immunity and microbiota: a gut-biliary link in cystic fibrosis cholangiopathy”
    New Orleans, United States 2020
  • Development and use of iPSC and organoids in liver regenerative medicine and disease modeling
    Vienna, Austria 2019
  • Cell isolations workshop: “Cellular models in biliary research
    Bonn, Germany 2018
  • New insights in liver disease: “iPSC to model biliary diseases
    Campos do Jordão, Brazil 2018
  • Translational advances in Cystic Fibrosis Cholangiopathy
    Arlington, United States 2018
  • New Experimental Models to Study Cholangiopathies
    Washington, United States 2017
  • Liver disease in Cystic Fibrosis: From prototypical channelopathy to inflammatory disease
    Belo Horizonte, Brazil 2017
  • Cholangiocytes from iPSC
    Boston, United States 2016
  • Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease
    Boston, United States 2016
  • Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease
    San Francisco, United States 2015
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Role of Biliary and Mesenchymal Cells in Innate Immunity
    Milan, Italy 2014
  • Molecolar mechanisms behind UDCA-mediated choleretic effect
    Padua, Italy 2006
  • Role of proteomic in Hepatic research
    Milan, Italy 2005
  • Pharmacological Strategies to Treat the Liver and Pancreas Cystic Fibrosis-related disease
    Rome, Italy 2004

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Best Abstract AwardEuropean Association for the Study of the Liver2017
American Liver Foundation Scholar Award2011
Samuel D Kushlan Junior Faculty Award2009
Italian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Scholar Award2005

Professional Service

Physiological ReportsReviewer2020 - Present
JHEP ReportsReviewer2020 - Present
Cholestatic & Autoimmune Liver Diseases SIGCommittee Member2020 - Present
American Journal of PathologyReviewer2019
American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver PhysiologyReviewer2019
Tissues and CellsReviewer2019
AASLD FoundationAward Committee Member2019 - Present
Journal of HepatologyReviewer2018 - Present
Yale Liver CenterAssociate Program Director2018 - Present
ISSNAFAd-hoc reviewer2017 - Present
BBA Molecular Basis of DiseaseReviewer2017
Genome MedicineReviewer2017
Journal of Cellular and Molecular MedicineReviewer2015
AASLDMember2014 - Present
Gastroenterology Research and PracticeReviewer2014
Digestive and Liver DiseasesReviewer2014 - Present
HepatologyReviewer2013 - Present
PlosOneReviewer2013 - Present
PSI FoundationAd-hoc reviewer2012 - 2013
European Association for the Study of Liver DiseasesMember2010 - Present
American Gastroenterological AssociationMember2010 - Present
Italian Association for the Study of the Liver DiseasesMember2004 - Present

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