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Research Biography

Professor Wigg graduated in Medicine from Adelaide University in 1992. He obtained his fellowship from the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 1999, as a specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He then completed a PhD at Flinders University, studying hepatocyte culture in bioartificial liver devices, in 2004. Post doctural studies occured at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Liver Transplant Unit, Birmingham, United Kingdom in 2004. During 2013-14 Associate Professor Wigg also undertook further post doctoral training at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Research Interests

  • Hepatology
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Care co-ordination models in cirrhosis

Supervised Students Successes

  • Oct 2015 Asif Chinarratha - Publication Award

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Isolated Hepatocytes in Extended Suspension Culture, Flinders University

Award Date: 1 Dec 2004

Postgraduate Certificate, FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Award Date: 1 Dec 1999

Bachelor, MBBS, University of Adelaide

Award Date: 1 Apr 1992


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Research Areas

  • Clinical

Supervisory Interests

  • Clinical hepatology


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