Simon Horslen, MB ChB, is Director of the Hepatobiliary and Intestinal Failure programs and Medical Director for Liver and Intestine Transplantation at Seattle Children’s 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 member of the AST Education committee and the Executive Committee of the AST Pediatric Community of Practice. 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.