Prof Golo Ahlenstiel
Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Westmead Hospital Sydney
After completing his medical and doctoral degrees at the University of Bonn, Germany, Golo Ahlenstiel received research fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH, USA) and the German Research Foundation (DFG, Germany) to pursue research into the immune-pathogenesis of viral hepatitis at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Since moving to Australia and undertook general medical and advanced training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Westmead and Blacktown Hospital.
Apart from his clinical duties as a staff specialist at Westmead Hospital, he also leads a Liver Immunology group at Westmead Millennium Institute. He is a clinician-scientist with a strong emphasis on translational research in chronic inflammation and liver disease with active involvement in education of students and junior medical staff.