René Adam is Head of the Hepato-Biliary Surgery, Cancer and Transplantation Unit at Paul Brousse Hospital, Villejuif, France. Since 1994, he has held the position of Professor of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine Kremlin Bicêtre at Paris South University, Paris. Professor Adam’s main fields of activity and research are surgery of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas, and hepatic transplantation. He is particularly involved in the treatment of primary and secondary liver tumors. Professor Adam chairs the European Liver Transplant Registry and the international Registry of Colorectal Liver Metastases, LiverMetsurvey that he founded in 2005. He is Treasurer of the European Surgical Association (ESA), co-editor of the HPB section of The Oncologist and member of the board of the European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association (ELITA), and of the board of the French Association of Surgery. He is also member of several international societies, including the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT), and the International Hepato-Pancreatic and Biliary Association (IHPBA). He has made around 747 scientific communications at congress, has delivered 390 lectures as invited speaker on international meetings around the world, and has published 345 peer-reviewed articles with a PubMed H-index of 72, SIGAPS Score: 4415 and more than 16142 citations to date.