Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Sabela Lens earned her medical degree at the University of Santiago de Compostela and completed her fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona. In 2012 Dr Lens joined the Liver Unit in Hospital Clínic as Liver Specialist Staff member. She has worked in viral hepatitis for the last years, particularly in the epidemiology, diagnosis and therapy of hepatitis C and B and has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed articles in this field. In recent years she has gained a particular interest in developing microelimination programs for Hepatitis C infection and in the immune response in patients with chronic Hepatitis B. Dr Sabela Lens is also associate professor at the University of Barcelona and she is vice-secretary of the Spanish Association for the Study of the Liver and member of the Young Investigator’s Task Force of the European Association of the Study of the Liver (EASL).