Dr. Daniela Lazar began her career in a center of excellence in Romania. It is the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, where she has acquired clinical skills in gastroenterology, learned the techniques of endoscopy and abdominal ultrasonography and began her research activity. She is specialized in Gastroenterology and Medical Oncology and underwent her PhD thesis in the field of gastric cancer. The research interests of Dr. Daniela Lazar are concerned mainly with the neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract, especially gastric cancer. Dr. Lazar has participated at many national and international congresses with research studies in the field of gastroenterology and digestive oncology. She published many studies regarding angiogenesis, premalignant lesions and prognostic factors in gastric cancer. She is interested also in aspects regarding the epidemiology, phenotypes and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases, being part of the national and international working groups in this domain. Dr. Lazar is a reviewer in many international journals.