Jude Oben

Consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist


Jude Oben is a clinician scientist and consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

He is an associate professor in experimental hepatology at King's College London.

Education and training

  • Postgraduate training in eye surgery and hepatology, Imperial College London
  • PhD in pharmacology, University College London
  • Pre-clinical medicine, University College London
  • Fellowship in hepatology, Johns Hopkins University, United States of America
  • Medical training, Stanford University, United States of America
  • Medicine, University of Oxford

Research interests

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Mechanisms of liver fibrosis
  • Trans-generational transmission of obesity and NASH


  • Medical Research Council (UK) doctoral training programme, 2021 to 2025
  • Fellowship of the American Gastroenterological Association, 2021
  • Investigator initiated research application, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, 2019 to 2021
  • Investigator initiated research application, Gilead Pharmaceuticals, 2020
  • Best presentation in group, United European Gastroenterology, 2012 
  • Presidential poster of distinction, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2011
  • Best research poster, European Association for the Study of the Liver, Milan, 2008
  • Presidential plenary presentation, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, San Francisco, 2008
  • Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowship, 2006 to 2010
  • 3 presidential poster of distinction awards, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2003

Last updated: April 2024

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