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Fostering innovation and
collaboration in liver research

The UCSF Liver Center is a consortium of over 70 researchers who share a common interest in liver biology and disease. The purpose of the Center is to foster excellence and scientific collaboration among its members and to recruit new investigators to the field of hepatology. To achieve this goal, the Center provides research support services and a community platform for exchange of ideas. The UCSF Liver Center is proud of its record of integrating bench science with clinical investigation in support of its mission to understand and cure human liver diseases.


Upcoming Events

UCSF Liver Center Mini-Symposium Series
Thursday, October 15, 2015
9:00AM- 3:00PM
Aldea Center on Mount Sutro- Parnassus

Navigating the Road to a Successful Career in Liver Research

This symposium is an opportunity for early-career scientists to hear from a diverse panel of experts in liver research, who will provide an overview of their research with an emphasis on their career trajectory and development. The session will feature presentations and a panel discussion with a range of investigators at different stages in their scientific career with the opportunity to discuss perspectives on the current research climate for young investigators. For more information, click here.


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Director's Welcome

For a brief introduction to the Center and welcome to the website, click here.

New Publications by Center Members

Keeping Cool.

Therapeutic Hypothermia in Deceased Organ Donors and Kidney-Graft Function
Claus U. Niemann, et al
NEJM 2015; 373:405-414
July 30, 2015


Wang Nature 2015

Self-renewing diploid Axin2+ cells fuel homeostatic renewal of the liver

Bruce Wang, et al
Nature 2015; 524:180-185
August 13, 2015


Online Newsletter

Follow the link to the latest Liver Center Newsletter along with an archive of prior newsletters.

Core Facilities


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Acknowledge the Liver Center in your publications

Instructions for acknowledging the Center can be found here.


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