The major focus in our laboratory is to decipher the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the progression of chronic liver diseases to fibrosis and cirrhosis. This is a large group of diseases that causes significant morbidity and mortality. The pathogenesis of liver fibrosis is still elusive and effective treatments are still lacking.
Dr. Schnabl is an Assistant Professor in Gastroenterology at UCSD School of Medicine. His main interest as a physician scientist is the pathogenesis of chronic liver disease resulting in liver fibrosis and cirrhosis. See Full Bio >
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