Gyorgy Baffy, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Medicine
Gastroenterology

MD, University of Debrecen
PhD, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Pronouns: he/him/his



Dr. Gyorgy Baffy is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology at Boston University, and Chief of Gastroenterology at the VA Boston Healthcare System. He is a graduate of the University Medical School of Debrecen in Hungary. In addition, he obtained his PhD from his studies on growth factor-mediated calcium signaling as an NIH Fogarty Fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Pennsylvania. He trained in gastroenterology at the University of Michigan and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His research interests focus on various aspects of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease such as outcomes prediction, biomarkers of lipotoxicity, metabolic reprogramming, cancer bioenergetics, and hepatocellular carcinoma. He has been involved in various clinical trials that pertain to colorectal cancer screening. He organized multiple workshops and symposia on his research topics at major US conferences. He published over 60 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. He has participated in numerous scientific review panels and provides editorial work for several journals in gastroenterology and hepatology. In 2014, he received a Fulbright US Scholar award to teach for a semester about current issues of obesity and related disorders at the University of Debrecen. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. He is the recipient of the Madaus Prize from the Madaus Liver Foundation and the Hetényi Medal of the Hungarian Gastroenterological Association.

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  1. Portincasa P, Khalil M, Graziani A, Frühbeck G, Baffy G, Garruti G, Di Ciaula A, Bonfrate L. Gut microbes in metabolic disturbances. Promising role for therapeutic manipulations? Eur J Intern Med. 2024 Jan; 119:13-30. PMID: 37802720
     
  2. Buckholz A, Wong R, Curry MP, Baffy G, Chak E, Rustagi T, Mohanty A, Fortune BE. MELD, MELD 3.0, versus Child score to predict mortality after acute variceal hemorrhage: A multicenter US cohort. Hepatol Commun. 2023 Oct 01; 7(10).View Related Profiles. PMID: 37695092; DOI: 10.1097/HC9.0000000000000258;
     
  3. Robertson DJ, Dominitz JA, Beed A, Boardman KD, Del Curto BJ, Guarino PD, Imperiale TF, LaCasse A, Larson MF, Gupta S, Lieberman D, Planeta B, Shaukat A, Sultan S, Menees SB, Saini SD, Schoenfeld P, Goebel S, von Rosenvinge EC, Baffy G, Halasz I, Pedrosa MC, Kahng LS, Cassim R, Greer KB, Kinnard MF, Bhatt DB, Dunbar KB, Harford WV, Mengshol JA, Olson JE, Patel SG, Antaki F, Fisher DA, Sullivan BA, Lenza C, Prajapati DN, Wong H, Beyth R, Lieb JG, Manlolo J, Ona FV, Cole RA, Khalaf N, Kahi CJ, Kohli DR, Rai T, Sharma P, Anastasiou J, Hagedorn C, Fernando RS, Jackson CS, Jamal MM, Lee RH, Merchant F, May FP, Pisegna JR, Omer E, Parajuli D, Said A, Nguyen TD, Tombazzi CR, Feldman PA, Jacob L, Koppelman RN, Lehenbauer KP, Desai DS, Madhoun MF, Tierney WM, Ho MQ, Hockman HJ, Lopez C, Carter Paulson E, Tobi M, Pinillos HL, Young M, Ho NC, Mascarenhas R, Promrat K, Mutha PR, Pandak WM, Shah T, Schubert M, Pancotto FS, Gawron AJ, Underwood AE, Ho SB, Magno-Pagatzaurtundua P, Toro DH, Beymer CH, Kaz AM, Elwing J, Gill JA, Goldsmith SF, Yao MD, Protiva P, Pohl H, Kyriakides T. Baseline Features and Reasons for Nonparticipation in the Colonoscopy Versus Fecal Immunochemical Test in Reducing Mortality From Colorectal Cancer (CONFIRM) Study, a Colorectal Cancer Screening Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jul 03; 6(7):e2321730.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37432690; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.21730;
     
  4. Lonardo A, Mantovani A, Targher G, Baffy G. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Clinical and Research Implications. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Nov 01; 23(21). PMID: 36362108; DOI: 10.3390/ijms232113320;
     
  5. Fekete M, Piroska M, Szily M, Erdei M, Jokkel Z, Szabo H, Littvay L, Baffy G, Tarnoki AD, Tarnoki DL. Heritability analysis of liver stiffness detected by ultrasound shear wave elastography: a twin study. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 12 01; 33(1S Suppl 1):e766-e770. PMID: 34284414
     
  6. Imperiale TF, Daggy JK, Imler TD, Sherer EA, Kahi CJ, Larson J, Cardwell J, Johnson CS, Ahnen DJ, Antaki F, Ashley C, Baffy G, Dominitz JA, Hou J, Korsten MA, Nagar A, Promrat K, Robertson DJ, Saini S, Shergill A, Smalley WE. Prevalence of Advanced Colorectal Neoplasia in Veterans: Effects of Age, Sex, and Race/Ethnicity. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2021 Nov-Dec 01; 55(10):876-883. PMID: 34049372
     
  7. Baffy G, Bosch J. Overlooked subclinical portal hypertension in non-cirrhotic NAFLD: Is it real and how to measure it? J Hepatol. 2022 02; 76(2):458-463. PMID: 34606912
     
  8. Di Ciaula A, Calamita G, Shanmugam H, Khalil M, Bonfrate L, Wang DQ, Baffy G, Portincasa P. Mitochondria Matter: Systemic Aspects of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Diagnostic Assessment of Liver Function by Stable Isotope Dynamic Breath Tests. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Jul 19; 22(14). PMID: 34299321; DOI: 10.3390/ijms22147702;
     
  9. Mohanty A, Kapuria D, Canakis A, Lin H, Amat MJ, Rangel Paniz G, Placone NT, Thomasson R, Roy H, Chak E, Baffy G, Curry MP, Laine L, Rustagi T. Fresh frozen plasma transfusion in acute variceal haemorrhage: Results from a multicentre cohort study. Liver Int. 2021 08; 41(8):1901-1908.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33969607; DOI: 10.1111/liv.14936;
     
  10. Kaplan DE, Mehta R, Garcia-Tsao G, Albrecht J, Aytaman A, Baffy G, Bajaj J, Hernaez R, Hunt K, Ioannou G, Johnson K, Kanwal F, Lee TH, Monto A, Pandya P, Schaubel D, Taddei TH. SACRED: Effect of simvastatin on hepatic decompensation and death in subjects with high-risk compensated cirrhosis: Statins and Cirrhosis: Reducing Events of Decompensation. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 05; 104:106367. PMID: 33771685; DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2021.106367;
     
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2017 Hungarian Society of Gastroenterology: Pro Optimo Merito in Gastroenterologia
2014-2015 JW Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board: US Fulbright Scholar Award
2010 Hungarian Society of Gastroenterology: Geza Hetenyi Award
1994 Madaus Liver Foundation: Rolf Madaus Prize
1991-1993 National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center: NIH Fogarty Fellow
1990 World Organization of Gastroenterology: OMGE Young Investigator Scholarship
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