Liver Center Annual Symposium

Annual Symposium 2017




April 7, 2017
Reception to follow

Golden Gate Club,     Presidio
135 Fisher Loop, San Francisco, CA 94129


Full Itinerary

Chris Lau, PhD | Medicine
Molecular Genetics of Sex Differences in Liver Cancer

Yi Liu, PhD | Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology
Age-Dependent Inflammation Observed in Liver-Specific Mutant p62-mice​

John Gordan, MD, PhD | Medicine
HBV Infection Supports mTORC2 and YAP Activation and is Associated With Sensitivity to mTOR Kinase Inhibition in a Translational Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Andrei Goga, MD, PhD | Cell & Tissue Biology & Medicine
Identifying Metabolic Vulnerabilities in Liver Cancer

Sook Wah Yee, PhD | Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences
Genomewide Studies Reveal Novel Metabolomic Biomarkers for the Hepatic Transporter, OATP1B1

Ethan Weiss, MD | Cardiovascular Research Institute
Growth Hormone Signaling, NAFLD/NASH and Insulin Resistance

Allison Xu, PhD | Diabetes Center
Hypothalamic Regulation of Cholesterol and Bile Acid Metabolism​

Benjamin Yeh, MD  | Radiology
Insights on CT and MR Contrast Material Distribution in the Normal and Diseased Liver

Jessica Rubin, MD, MPH | Medicine
Sex Differences in Acetominophen-Induced Acute Liver Failure

Marion Peters, MD | Medicine 
Marijuana Use Is Not Associated With Progression To Advanced Liver Fibrosis In HIV/HCV Coinfected Women

Jennifer Price, MD | Medicine
HIV-Infected and Uninfected Adults With Non-Genotype 3 Hepatitis C Virus Have Less Hepatic Steatosis Than Adults With Neither Infection

Dean Sheppard, MD | Medicine
Heterogeneity of Pathologic Fibroblasts in Fibrotic Liver, Lung, Kidney, Heart and Skin Determined by Single Cell RNA Sequencing

Tammy, Chang, MD, PhD | Surgery
The Role of Focal Adhesion Kinase in Liver Fibrogenesis

Bruce Wang, MD | Medicine
Hepatocyte Stem Cells as Cell Therapy for Liver Disease