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Research Retreat 2014 - 6th June - deadline for abstracts 28th April

Published: Apr 11, 2014 11:08:00 AM

UCL Applied Renal Physiology 2014 - course

Published: Apr 3, 2014 10:08:20 AM

Rosetrees Trust Studentships - September 2014

Published: Mar 24, 2014 9:39:50 AM

Key Publications

Research Articles

  1. Arena U, Lupsor Platon M, Stasi C, Moscarella S, Assarat A, Bedogni G, Piazzolla V, Badea R, Laffi G, Marra F, Mangia A, Pinzani M. Liver stiffness is influenced by a standardized meal in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus at different stages of fibrotic evolution. Hepatology 2013; 58:65-72.
  2. Manousou P, Burroughs AK, Tsochatzis E, Isgro G, Hall A, Green A, Calvaruso V, Ma GL, Gale J, Burgess G, O'Beirne J, Patch D, Thorburn D, Leandro G, Dhillon AP. Digital image analysis of collagen assessment of progression of fibrosis in recurrent HCV after liver transplantation.  J Hepatol 2013;58:962-8. 
  3. Mouralidarane A, Soeda J, Visconti-Pugmire C, Samuelsson AM, Pombo J, Maragkoudaki X, Butt A, Saraswati R, Novelli M, Fusai G, Poston L, Taylor PD, Oben JA. Maternal obesity programs offspring nonalcoholic fatty liver disease by innate immune dysfunction in mice. Hepatology 2013; 58:128-38.
  4. Rappa F, Greco A, Podrini C, Cappello F, Foti M, Bourgoin L, Peyrou M, Marino A, Scibetta N, Williams R, Mazzoccoli G, Federici M, Pazienza V, Vinciguerra M. Immunopositivity for histone macroH2A1 isoforms marks steatosis-associated hepatocellular carcinoma. PLoS One. 2013; 8:e54458.
  5. Shah N, Montes de Oca M, Jover-Cobos M, Tanamoto K, Muroi M, Sugiyama K, Davies NA, Mookerjee RP, Dhar DK, Jalan R. Role of toll-like receptor 4 in mediating multiorgan dysfunction in mice with acetaminophen induced acute liver failure. Liver Transpl 2013;19:751-61.
  6. Tanwar S, Trembling PM, Guha IN, Parkes J, Kaye P, Burt AD, Ryder SD, Aithal GP, Day CP, Rosenberg WM. Validation of terminal peptide of procollagen III for the detection and assessment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Hepatology 2013;57:103-11.
  7. Erro E, Bundy J, Massie I, Chalmers SA, Gautier A, Gerontas S, Hoare M, Sharratt P, Choudhury S, Lubowiecki M, Llewellyn I, Legallais C, Fuller B, Hodgson H, Selden C. Bioengineering the liver: scale-up and cool chain delivery of the liver cell biomass for clinical targeting in a bioartificial liver support system. Biores Open Access 2013;2:1-11.
  8. Radtke A, Sgourakis G, Molmenti EP, Schroeder T, Cicinnati VR, Beckebaum S, Peitgen HO, Broelsch CE, Malagó M. The "carving" liver partitioning technique for graft hepatectomy in live donor liver transplantation: a single-center experience. Surgery 2013;153:189-99.
  9. Dhar DK, Olde Damink SW, Brindley JH, Godfrey A, Chapman MH, Sandanayake NS, Andreola F, Mazurek S, Hasan T, Malago M, Pereira SP. Pyruvate kinase M2 is a novel diagnostic marker and predicts tumor progression in human biliary tract cancer. Cancer 2013; 119:575-85.
  10. Jomaa A, Gurusamy K, Siriwardana PN, Claworthy I, Collier S, de Muylder P, Fuller B, Davidson B. Does hypothermic machine perfusion of human donor livers affect risks of sinusoidal endothelial injury and microbial infection? A feasibility study assessing flow parameters, sterility, and sinusoidal endothelial ultrastructure. Transplant Proc 2013; 45:1677-83.

Review Articles

  1. Rosselli M, MacNaughtan J, Jalan R, Pinzani M. Beyond scoring: a modern interpretation of disease progression in chronic liver disease. Gut 2013; 62:1234-41.
  2. Jairath V, Burroughs AK. Anticoagulation in patients with liver cirrhosis: complication or therapeutic opportunity? Gut 2013; 62:479-82.
  3. O'Brien J, Triantos C, Burroughs AK. Management of varices in patients with cirrhosis. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013; 10:402-12.
  4.  Trembling PM, Tanwar S, Rosenberg WM, Dusheiko GM. Treatment decisions and contemporary versus pending treatments for hepatitis C. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013. doi: 10.1038/nrgastro.2013.163.
  5. Dusheiko G, Burney T. Hepatitis C treatment: interferon free or interferon freer? Lancet 2013;381:2063-65.