U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Christopher Koh
 

 Contact Info

 
Tel: +1 301 443 9402
Email: kohchris@mail.nih.gov
 

 Training and Experience

 
M.D., Saba University School of Medicine, 2000-2004
 
M.H.Sc., Duke University School of Medicine, 2008-2012
 
Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration, Seton Hall University, 1998-2000
 
Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of Maryland School of Medicine, NIDDK, NIH, 2010-2013 
 
Hepatology Fellowship, NIDDK, NIH, 2007-2010
 
Chief Medical Resident, Harbor Hospital, 2006-2007
 
Internal Medicine Residency, Harbor Hospital, 2004-2007
 

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Christopher Koh, M.D. M.H.Sc.

Staff Clinician, Liver Diseases Branch, Office of the Chief
Specialties: Translational Research

Research Summary

Research Goal

The ultimate goal of our research is to understand, treat and prevent death from liver disease.

Current Research

My research interests are centered around liver disease.  Projects include novel therapies against chronic delta hepatitis and chronic hepatitis C infection, natural history of noncirrhotic portal hypertension, and liver disease in specialty populations including X-linked agammagloblulinemia, Sickle Cell Disease, Severe Combined Immunodefiency and Cystic Fibrosis.

Applying our Research

Our research aims to prolong life and benefit human health in that liver disease greatly impacts the burden of disease and suffering in the United States.  Liver disease often impacts young people, preventing them from living a long and fruitful life.

Need for Further Study

A more personalized approach to care of patients with liver disease along with better treatments to cure disease and prolong life require further study.