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Liver Clinical Research and Epidemiology

The Liver Clinical Research and Epidemiology program supports patient-oriented clinical research in liver diseases.  Work in the program examines a wide range of experimental interventions or diagnostics with direct impact on liver disease diagnosis or pathology endpoints.

The program emphasizes research on common and rare liver diseases and supports large clinical research networks.  Current and past clinical research networks supported by this program have included:  NASH Clinical Research Network, Adult-to-Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study, Adult Acute Liver Failure Study Group, Pediatric Acute Liver Failure, Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network, Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education Network, Hepatitis B Research Network, Hepatitis C Antiviral Long-term Treatment against Cirrhosis, and Peds C.​​​​​

 

 NIDDK Staff

 
Edward Doo, M.D.Fatty Liver Disease; Genetic Liver Disease; HIV and Liver; Cell Injury, Repair, Fibrosis, and Inflammation; Pediatric Liver Disease; Viral Hepatitis and Infectious DiseasesJose Serrano, M.D., Ph.D.Liver Bioengineering and Biotechnology; Cell and Molecular Biology of the Liver; Developmental Biology and Regeneration; Drug-induced Liver Disease; Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrinology; Exocrine Pancreas; Pancreatitis
Averell H. Sherker, M.D., FRCP(C)Autoimmune Liver Disease; Acute Liver Failure; Bile, Bilirubin and Cholestasis; Complications of Chronic Liver Disease; Gallbladder and Biliary Diseases; Liver Cancer; Liver Transplantation

 

 Related Funding Opportunities

 
Posted DateTitleFull Announcement
3/7/2014Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31) (Summary) PA-14-147
3/7/2014Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31 - Diversity) (Summary) PA-14-148
3/7/2014Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32) (Summary) PA-14-149
3/7/2014Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD or Other Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowship (Parent F30) (Summary) PA-14-150
2/12/2014Empirical Research on Ethical Issues Related to Central IRBs and Consent for Research Using Clinical Records and Data (R01) (Summary) RFA-OD-14-002
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 Research Resources

 
Resource NameDescription
NIDDK Information Network

The NIDDK Information Network (dkNET), serves the needs of basic and clinical investigators by providing seamless access to large pools of data relevant to the mission of NIDDK. The goal of … (Summary)

Evaluating Predictors and Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

The EPISOD study is a prospective, double-blind, randomized, sham-controlled, multi-center clinical trial. The EPISOD study enrolls subjects who have received a prior cholecystectomy and are … (Summary)

Acute Liver Failure Study Group
The Acute Liver Failure Study Group is collecting biosamples and information on the natural history, causes and outcomes of Acute Liver Failure in the United States. In addition to the database, … (Summary)
Action to Control Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Diabetes Follow-up Study
ACCORDION (sponsored by NHLBI) is a prospective, observational follow-up study of at least 8000 participants who were treated and followed in the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in … (Summary)
Diabetic Complications Consortium
The goal of the NIDDK-sponsored Diabetic Complications Consortium (DiaComp) is to foster communication and collaboration between investigator communities involved in complications research.  … (Summary)

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 NIDDK Active Trials in Liver Disease

 
​View related clinical trials from ClinicalTrials.gov.

 

 Related Study Sections

 
​​Study sections conduct initial peer review of applications in a designated scientific area. View related study sections from the NIH's Center for Scientific Review.