Hepatitis Debrief: The Liver Meeting 2019

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February 18, 2020 
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On Tuesday, February 18th Dr. Marc Ghany of Liver Disease Brach, NIDDK, NIH presented on:

“Hepatitis Debrief: The Liver Meeting 2019”

Lecture Objectives:

  1. Participants will gain knowledge on novel regimens under development for chronic hepatitis B.
  2. Participants will gain knowledge on the benefits of sustained virological response for patients with chronic hepatitis C.
  3. Participants will better understand the outcomes and management of donation of organs from HCV positive donors to HCV negative recipients.

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Ghany received his medical education at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. He obtained a Masters in Clinical Research from Duke University. Dr. Ghany was a staff-physician from 2000-2015 at the Warren Magnuson Clinical Center. In 2015, he transitioned to Clinical Tenure Track within the Liver Diseases Branch, NIDDK, NIH.

Dr. Ghany has been conducting research on the natural history and therapy of chronic viral hepatitis for the past twenty-five years. He has published 167 peer reviewed manuscripts, reviews and editorials on the natural history and treatment of chronic hepatitis B and C. Dr Ghany is co-chair of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases hepatitis C practice guidelines committee and co-author of the American Association for the Study of liver diseases hepatitis C practice guidelines. He has achieved national and international recognition for his work on the natural history and management of chronic viral hepatitis B and C. He has served as an advisor for the CDC, NASEM and FDA. He is a Principal Investigator on 7 natural history and clinical trials in the Liver Diseases Branch, NIDDK and currently serves as a Principal Investigator on the NIH-funded Hepatitis B Research Network and is an associate editor of the journal Hepatology.

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