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Contact Dr Vishal Patel:
Vishal Patel is a Consultant Hepatologist & Endoscopist at the Liver Unit, King's College Hospital, focusing on Advanced Chronic Liver Disease (ACLD) and portal hypertension. He is a Principal Investigator and Group Lead for Microbiome in ACLD at the Roger Williams Institute of Hepatology, and Honorary Reader in Hepatology within the School of Immunology & Microbial Sciences at King's College London.
Dr Patel’s conducts clinical translational research with his lab group investigating two core themes:
His group’s work aims to better understand underlying disease mechanisms in this condition, and to identify potential targets for therapy to develop new treatments.
Dr Merianne Mohamad | Postdoctoral scientist
Ms Marilena Stamouli | Research Assistant
Dr Themoula Charalampous | Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Infectious Diseases, King’s College London
Dr Veena Ramachandran | Clinical Research Fellow, Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College London
Aneesha Grewal | MBBS student, King’s College London
Patel VC*, Lee S*, McPhail M, Da Silva K, Guilly S, Zamalloa A, Witherden E, Støy S, Manakkat Vijay GK, Pons N, Galleron N, Huang X, Gencer S, Coen M, Tranah TH, Wendon JA, Bruce K, Le Chatelier E, Ehrlich SD, Edwards LA, Shoaie S, Shawcross DL. Rifaximin reduces gut-derived inflammation and mucin degradation in cirrhosis and encephalopathy: RIFSYS randomised controlled trial. J Hepatol. 2021 Sep 24:S0168-8278(21)02040-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2021.09.010. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34571050.
Ton Lisman, Bethlehem Arefaine, Jelle Adelmeijer, Ane Zamalloa, Eleanor Corcoran, John G Smith, William Bernal*, Vishal C Patel*. Global hemostatic status in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure and septics without underlying liver disease. J Thromb Haemost. 2020 Oct 2. doi: 10.1111/jth.15112. (*indicates joint senior authorship)
Charlotte Woodhouse, Arjuna Singanayagam, Vishal C Patel. Modulating the gut–liver axis and the pivotal role of the faecal microbiome in cirrhosis. Clinical Medicine 2020 Sep; 20(5): 493–500. doi: 10.7861/clinmed.2020-0676
Antonio Riva∗, Elizabeth H. Gray∗, Sarah Azarian, Ane Zamalloa, Mark JW. McPhail, Royce P. Vincent, Roger Williams, Shilpa Chokshi, Vishal C. Patel#§, Lindsey A. Edwards§. Faecal cytokine profiling as a marker of intestinal inflammation in acutely decompensated cirrhosis. JHEP Rep. 2020 Dec;2(6):100151. doi: 10.1016/j.jhepr.2020.100151. Epub 2020 Jul 30 (*indicates joint first authorship, §indicates joint senior authorship, #corresponding author)
Patel, V.C., Williams, R. Antimicrobial resistance in chronic liver disease. Hepatol Int. 2020 Jan;14(1):24-34. doi: 10.1007/s12072-019-10004-1. Epub 2019 Dec 3. Review.
Annabel Blasi*, Vishal C. Patel*, Jelle Adelmeijer, Javier Fernández, William Bernal†, Ton Lisman†. Mixed fibrinolytic phenotypes in decompensated cirrhosis and ACLF with hypo fibrinolysis in those with poor outcome. Hepatology. 2020 Apr;71(4):1381-1390. doi: 10.1002/hep.30915. Epub 2019 Oct 24. (*indicates joint first authorship, †indicates joint senior authorship)
Web of Science: https://www.webofscience.com/wos/author/record/1886128
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