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 studied medicine at the University of Oxford and Stanford University, USA.

He has a PhD in immunopharmacology from University College London. 

He completed a fellowship in hepatology at Johns Hopkins University, USA.

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

His postgraduate training was at Imperial College London, followed by training in eye surgery before changing to hepatology.

Education and training

  • University of Oxford medical school (St John's College)
  • Post-doctoral research fellow, Johns Hopkins University medical school, USA
  • Pre-clinical medicine, University College London
  • PhD, department of pharmacology, University College London

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, January 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: July 2022

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