Dr Alberto Murino qualified in medicine and surgery in Italy, becoming a specialist in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal endoscopy (gastroenterology MRCP equivalent) in 2009.
Research and academic career
Dr Alberto Murino is an honorary associate professor at the UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health and currently coordinates the gastroenterology centre of the Institute for Liver and Digestive Health.
He was awarded a research prize, the Oral Free Paper Prize, during UEG Week in Vienna in October 2014 for a research project developed during his fellowship in Japan, “Effectiveness of endoscopic ultrasonography during double balloon enteroscopy for suspected small bowel tumours,” by Murino A, et al.
He has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications in international peer-reviewed gastroenterology journals (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=alberto+murino&sort=pubdate) . Furthermore, he is a reviewer for the top endoscopy peer-reviewed journals Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Endoscopy.
He is co-director of one of the largest international endoscopy conferences, the International Advanced Endoscopy Masterclass London, and he is often invited to national and international conferences as faculty member.
Dr Alberto Murino is part of the educational committee of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and the international committee of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He also a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and the Italian Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (SIED).