Simon Horslen, MB ChB, is Director of the Hepatobiliary and Intestinal Failure programs and Medical Director for Liver and Intestine Transplantation at Seattle Childrens Hospital as well as Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Horslen earned his medical degree from the University of Bristol, England.
He is a founding fellow of the Royal College of Pediatric and Child Health and is accredited in general pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. His clinical and research interests include metabolic liver disease, acute liver failure, intestinal failure, and liver and intestine transplant. He is past-chairman of the UNOS Pediatric Transplant Committee and a current member of the UNOS Membership and Professional Standards Committee. He is currently the Chair of the Pediatric Community of Practice of the American Society of Transplantation, Co-chair of SPLIT (Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation) Council, Council member for the Intestine Transplantation Association (ITA), member of the Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) and of the Outreach committee of the International Pediatric Transplantation Association (IPTA). He is the site Principle Investigator for pediatric multicenter studies in liver transplantation (SPLIT), acute liver failure (PALF) and intestinal failure (PIFcon). Additionally, he is a co-investigator in a large NIH funded consortium researching many aspects of liver disease in children.