Professor David Jones is an honorary hepatologist at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital and a Professor of liver immunology at Newcastle University.
Professor Jones trained in Oxford before moving to Newcastle in 1988 and has worked in autoimmune liver disease for the last 20 years overseeing the largest autoimmune liver disease clinical service in the UK which has an international reputation in particular for a key focus on controlled symptoms.
Symptom management and quality of liver improvement in chronic liver disease are areas of particular interest for Professor Jones.
He also co-wrote the European treatment guidelines for autoimmune liver disease upon which all current therapy is based and leads the UK PBC Consortium which brings together all centres in the UK with the goal of improving therapy for everybody with autoimmune liver disease.
Professor Jones is NIHR Dean for trainees at Newcastle University’s Faculty of Medical Sciences and is an active researcher in the area of Autoimmune Liver Disease, with a particular focus on the impact of the diseases on patients and how we can improve outcomes through the development and evaluation of new treatment approaches.