Tag: "hepatology" at medical news
Cure for hepatitis C announced by VCU researcher
...fessor in the VCU School of Medicine, and chief of hepatology
and medical director of the Liver Transplant Program at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, is one of the lead investigators in the study, which was presented at the 38th annual Digestive Disease Week conference in Washington, D.C. V...
Gene chip discovery may lead to individualized treatment for 5 hereditary liver diseases
...M.D., director of the division of gastroenterology hepatology
and nutrition at Cincinnati Children's. Jaundice...arch protocol in the division of gastroenterology, hepatology
and nutrition at Cincinnati Children's. Once approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the pote...
Making headway against hepatitis C: SLU study shows new drug combo effective in nonresponders
...d director of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology
at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. "Thi... professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology
at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Researchers studied the long-term effects in 150 pat...
Could a popular HIV drug benefit hepatitis B patients?
... Hepsera, says Adrian Di Bisceglie, M.D., chief of hepatology
at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. The drug under investigation in the study, called Tenofovir, is similar to Hepsera in that it is a "nucleotide analog" that helps stop the virus from propagating. Researchers will study Tenofovir's effica...
New, expensive, widely-used drugs continue to cause liver problems, says Jefferson liver specialist
...says Dr. Navarro, who is also medical director for hepatology
and liver transplantation in the Department of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. "Recognizing liver injury depends on vigilance," he says. "We propose in the paper that probably the best way to detect liver injury early is for patient...
Leading hepatology textbook edited by SLU researchers
...dicine, and Adrian M. Di Bisceglie, M.D., chief of hepatology
at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, are two of the four editors of the second edition of "Comprehensive Clinical Hepatology," published in 2006 by Elsevier Mosby. The first edition was published in 2000 by Churchill Livingstone. The new ed...
Cedars-Sinai's live donor liver transplant program receives 'unos-approved' designation
...r more than 20 years. Fred Poordad, M.D., chief of hepatology
at the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, and Tram T. Tran, M.D., medical director of Liver Transplantation, oversee the pre- and post-transplant medical care of patients. "Transplantation, and especially something as demanding as living ...
ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner
...cience or clinical research in gastroenterology or hepatology
are submitted by young investigators and evaluated by experts in the field. The top abstracts are presented at the Young Investigators' Conference, awarded a grant and the investigators are invited to attend Digestive Disease Week. The program is s...