Mechanisms of Hepatic Fibrogenesis in Chronic Liver Disease [ 2014 - 2018 ]

Also known as: Mechanisms of Liver Scarring in Chronic Liver Disease

Research Grant

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Researchers: Prof Grant Ramm (Principal investigator)

Brief description Despite advances made in understanding the mechanisms of liver injury, chronic liver disease continues to be one of the most rapidly growing causes of death in subjects aged <65 years. This is the result of uncontrolled wound healing and regeneration leading ultimately to cirrhosis and liver cancer. This research will identify and characterise pathways that control the wound healing response to liver injury, involving the processes of inflammation, scarring and restitution of normal liver mass.

Funding Amount $AUD 697,209.67

Funding Scheme Research Fellowships

Notes Research Fellowship

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