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Romina Fiorotto, PhD

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

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)
    University of Padova, Biological Sciences (1999)


  • Pathophysiology of CF Liver Disease: Implications for CFTR modulator therapies
    Philadelphia, United States 2022
  • “Stem cell-based in vitro systems to model liver diseases and multi-omic analysis”
    N/A 2022
  • Prominent role of gut dysbiosis in the pathogenesis of cystic fibrosis related cholangiopathy
    N/A 2021
  • Cell-matrix interactions mediated by beta-1 integrin regulate biliary organoids polarity and architecture and can be exploited to facilitate modelling of cholangiopathies.
    N/A 2021

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

eLifeReviewer2022 - Present
Pharmacology and TherapeuticsReviewer2022 - Present
Agence Nationale De La RecherchePhysiology and Physiopathology Panel2022 - Present
DBT/Welcome Trust India AllianceAd-hoc reviewer2021
British Journal of PharmacologyReviewer2021 - Present
Scientific ReportsReviewer2021 - Present
Cholestatic & Autoimmune Liver Diseases SIGCommittee Member2020 - Present
AASLDSteering Committee Member, Cholestatic & Autoimmune Liver Diseases SIG2020 - Present
AASLD FoundationAward Committee Member2019 - Present
Yale Liver CenterAssociate Program Director2018 - Present
ISSNAFAd-hoc reviewer2017 - Present
AASLDMember2014 - 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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