VAMC Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Research Database

Date Added
December 27th, 2017
PRO Number
Wing-Kin Syn

List of Studies

Diabetes, Digestive System, Liver, Obesity

Non-Alcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common liver disease, and involves fat deposition in the liver. The fat in the liver can lead to inflammation, scarring, end stage liver disease and potential liver cancer. Some patients with fat in their liver do not see these changes, and our current understanding of why some people are not affected while others see progression of their disease is poor. We are currently in process of initiating studies to learn more about fatty liver disease, and having a database of patients at the VA medical center who are willing to participate in these studies and future studies would help both the patients learn about the new and upcoming therapies, and help the clinical investigators to quickly screen their patients and invite them to participate in their studies.

Recruitment Contact
Margaret Morrison

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