Professor Chris Day, Vice-Chancellor and President, Newcastle University, who is himself a Consultant Hepatologist
with an international reputation and part of the research team, added: Tackling Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a major public health challenge and the award of such a large grant from the EU, allowing us to bring together pharma and academia in this way, gives us real hope of making significant advances in the diagnosis and treatment of this increasingly common and often devastating disease.
Despite that low rate, the alert system nonetheless helped identify people who would benefit from curative hepatitis C treatment, according to University of Michigan hepatologist
Monica Konerman, MD, who presented the findings in May 2016 at the Digestive Disease Week conference in San Diego.
Following further specialist training in the UK, he became a consultant gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Dr Quentin Anstee, a consultant hepatologist
at Newcastle University and the Freeman Hospital, warned the UK faced a "major and growing challenge" as increasing numbers of Britons are diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
As well as enjoying a first class menu, guests heard about the work of CLDF from broadcaster Sue Cook, one of the charity's patrons and from Dr Patrick Mc Kiernan, Paediatric Hepatologist
at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Fahad Al-Najjar, gastroenterologist (stomach), hepatologist
(liver) and internist (internal medicine) specialist, in remarks to KUNA.
REDUCED RISK OF LIVER FAILURE 'Damage to the liver caused by fat and inflammation may be reversible if you change your drinking habits in time,' says Dr Akeel Alisa, consultant hepatologist
for Spire Bushey Hospital.
But Professor Rajiv Jalan, a leading UK hepatologist
, argued that all liver disease patients deserved a chance.
Dr Stephen Stewart said: "About 1,000 new cases are notified each year and Irish health services will come under further pressure in the future if we don't actively work to prevent new cases occurring and diagnose and treat those that have already occurred.
But there is the real potential for this to guide development of better treatments for alcoholism in the future," Dr Quentin Anstee, Consultant Hepatologist
at Newcastle University, said.
said that the patients suffering from liver ailment must avoid the use of alcohol besides consulting a specialist for check-up.
Now close friend Pete Witchard, chairman of the Adrian Ashby League of Friends, has presented a PS10,000 cheque to consultant hepatologist