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12 SEPTEMBER 2013

ALF Launches Hepatic Encephalopathy Website

With the invaluable support of Salix Pharmaceuticals, the American Liver Foundation unveiled a microsite on August 21 that is dedicated to Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE), a life-threatening liver disease. The overall title for this new online resource center is “HE 123,” a reference to the three-pronged approach to tackling this serious...

05 AUGUST 2013

Support for Chronic Illness

If you have a chronic liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis C or liver cancer, it’s understandable that you, your family members and caregivers may experience a roller coaster of emotions, and have many questions. At this difficult time, we want you to know you’re not alone: The American Liver...

05 AUGUST 2013

What healthy foods should I eat?

Do you realize that your liver is depending on you? It’s true. Even though you can’t see it hidden away under your rib cage, if your liver could speak to you, it would say: “I’m working hard, doing my best to process what you eat and drink into energy and...

27 NOVEMBER 2012

A Life Changed By Giving

I don’t have a liver condition nor does anyone in my family, but I know the pain and worry a family can feel if they have a loved one with liver disease. My relationship with the American Liver Foundation started in 2002 when I reached out to secure a spot...

04 OCTOBER 2011

Selena Sagan, PhD – 2011 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award Winner

American Liver Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award Stanford University, Stanford, California “Investigating a protective role for miR-122 in the life cycle of Hepatitis C virus” Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a rapidly increasing global health problem with over 170 million people infected worldwide. HCV is a hepatotropic, positive-sense RNA...

04 OCTOBER 2011

Antonio Sorrentino, PhD – 2011 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award Winner

American Liver Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California “Discovery and pre-clinical development of microRNA therapeutics targeting liver cancer.” Liver cancer is comprised of diverse, histologically distinct, primary hepatic neoplasms including hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer. HCC is amongst...


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