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November is National Caregivers Month
November 14, 2022

Caregivers serve as lifelines and are the primary source of love, support and strength for those in their care. In the U.S., many caregivers work jobs outside of the home in addition to providing full-time care.

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American Liver Foundation Honors David E. Cohen, MD, PhD with Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award
November 7, 2022

The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is pleased to announce the winner of its 2022 Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, David E. Cohen, MD, PhD of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA.

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Marathon Runners Take to the Big Apple to Raise Awareness of Liver Disease
November 3, 2022

The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is proud to once again be a member of the TCS New York City Marathon Official Charity Program for the 2022 race, which takes place on Sunday, November 6, 2022, in New York City’s five boroughs.

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American Liver Foundation Hosts the 31st Annual Irwin M. Arias Symposium
November 3, 2022

This one-day virtual program brings together hundreds of leading biomedical scientists and physicians from across the globe and is designed to bridge the remarkable advances in basic biology and engineering with the understanding of liver diseases and their treatment. 

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2022 National Liver Champion, Barb Pitts
October 13, 2022

Meet Barb Pitts – National Liver Champion of the American Liver Foundation (ALF) 2022 Liver Life Walks. Barb was diagnosed with liver disease in 1999 at age 44. Initially, her symptoms aligned with PBC, a chronic liver disease resulting from progressive destruction of bile ducts in the liver – but – after extensive testing revealed a lack of PBC markers, the mystery ensued. Bard said, “At that point they could not diagnose me so my doctor and I jokingly called it “BPD” - Barb Pitts Disease.”

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ALF Hosts National Legacy Gala Honoring Leaders in Liver Health
October 12, 2022

October is National Liver Awareness Month and the American Liver Foundation is encouraging everyone to find out if they are at risk for fatty liver disease through its public awareness campaign, Think Liver Think Life™.

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Marathon Runners Take to the Windy City to Raise Awareness of Liver Disease
October 4, 2022

October is National Liver Awareness Month and the American Liver Foundation is encouraging everyone to find out if they are at risk for fatty liver disease through its public awareness campaign, Think Liver Think Life™.

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October is National Liver Awareness Month, Are You at Risk?
September 30, 2022

October is National Liver Awareness Month and the American Liver Foundation is encouraging everyone to find out if they are at risk for fatty liver disease through its public awareness campaign, Think Liver Think Life™.

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American Liver Foundation Hosts Free Liver Cancer Conference for Patients and Families
September 26, 2022

This two-day virtual education program is created especially for liver cancer patients and their family members or caregivers.

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Dr. Robert Wong, a Passionate Advocate for Healthcare Equality
September 12, 2022

Meet Dr. Robert Wong, MD, MS, Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Medicine in the division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Staff Physician in the Gastroenterology Section at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System.

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Dr. Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, Dedicated to Liver Patients
September 12, 2022

Meet leading physician, researcher and passionate advocate Guadalupe “Lupe” Garcia-Tsao, MD, FRCP. Dr. Garcia-Tsao is Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and Chief of Digestive Diseases at the VA-Connecticut Healthcare System.

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ALF and UPMC Launch New Video Series on Living Organ Donation
September 1, 2022

The American Liver Foundation and UPMC have launched a new, five-part animated video series to help liver transplant patients find a living donor.

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