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Livers have a cumulative age of at least 100 years, researchers find

Livers have a cumulative age of at least 100 years, researchers find

Study offers support for increasing the use of living donor liver transplantation in Western countries

Study offers support for increasing the use of living donor liver transplantation in Western countries

New board members bring significant leadership experience in the biotech sector

New board members bring significant leadership experience in the biotech sector

A triad of obesity, heavy alcohol use, and coagulopathy predicts return to OR after liver transplant

A triad of obesity, heavy alcohol use, and coagulopathy predicts return to OR after liver transplant

Transplant remains the standard of care for liver cancer patients, regardless of age

Transplant remains the standard of care for liver cancer patients, regardless of age

Researchers find adeno-associated virus 2 infection in children with hepatitis of unknown etiology

Researchers find adeno-associated virus 2 infection in children with hepatitis of unknown etiology

Researchers identify the role of TREM2-positive macrophages in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers identify the role of TREM2-positive macrophages in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Co-circulation of adenovirus 40/41 and SARS-CoV-2 and emergence of hepatitis cases in children

Co-circulation of adenovirus 40/41 and SARS-CoV-2 and emergence of hepatitis cases in children

Liver4Life research team treated damaged liver in a machine and then implanted the recovered organ

Liver4Life research team treated damaged liver in a machine and then implanted the recovered organ

Study: Liver transplants from drug overdose donors increased in the pandemic's first year

Study: Liver transplants from drug overdose donors increased in the pandemic's first year

Study outlines risk factors for autoimmune hepatitis after liver transplant

Study outlines risk factors for autoimmune hepatitis after liver transplant

Transformational $104 million gift will help VCU to expand treatment options for liver diseases

Transformational $104 million gift will help VCU to expand treatment options for liver diseases

Study finds 50% increase in hospitalizations for alcoholic hepatitis in early months of the pandemic

Study finds 50% increase in hospitalizations for alcoholic hepatitis in early months of the pandemic

Two-step strategy can help determine the risk of liver cancer after HCV cure

Two-step strategy can help determine the risk of liver cancer after HCV cure

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

New pathways responsible for hepatocellular carcinoma identified

New pathways responsible for hepatocellular carcinoma identified

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

Maternal transfer of healthier gut bacteria helps neonates to resist biliary atresia

Maternal transfer of healthier gut bacteria helps neonates to resist biliary atresia

Long-term exposure to air pollution linked to metabolic-associated fatty liver disease

Long-term exposure to air pollution linked to metabolic-associated fatty liver disease

First-of-its-kind PET imaging-based tool developed to detect liver inflammation in NAFLD patients

First-of-its-kind PET imaging-based tool developed to detect liver inflammation in NAFLD patients