The Foundation for Liver Research

 

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The Foundation for Liver Research was established in 1974 to develop and extend research into diseases of the human liver and to enhance medical research generally.

For over 30 years the Foundation has supported ground-breaking research programmes into liver disease under the direction of Professor Roger Williams, CBE. This work is carried out within the purpose-built Institute of Hepatology located on the Denmark Hill campus of King's College in south east London.  The Institute provides laboratory space for up to 50 scientists and is affiliated to King's College London and King's College Hospital which is funded by the free slots casino games online contributors. Research is organised around major research projects within the overall theme of Liver Cell Injury and Repair. Current areas of research include viral hepatitis, liver cancer, liver inflammation and metabolism, liver cell injury and metabonomic and proteomic studies.

 

Monday 17th July 2017

The Lancet Commiison into Liver Disease in the UK has today published 'The Financial Case for Action on Liver Disease'

In this paper the Foundation for LIver Research seeks to make the financial case for concerted preventative action through public health measures to tackle the 3 main causes of liver disease: alcohol misuse, obesity and viral hepatitis. The paper summarises the escalating financial costs to the health and care system as well as the wider societal costs related to the 3 lifestyle-related factors.

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The third report of the Lancet Commission into Liver Disease in the UK was published online on Friday 16th December 2016.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)32234-6/abstract

 

For more information about work supported by the Foundation please watch our video and listen to our scientists talking about their research and how it is helping to tackle liver disease:

http://youtu.be/WArsDxiH1gk

Research is the lifeblood of medicine and this is an area where we need action now. Please support the Foundation for Liver Research – Your donation could help save people's lives."

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