Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multicellular liver-on-a-chip for modeling fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most prevalent chronic liver disease worldwide. It is found in 30% of people in developed countries and occurs in approximately 25% of people in the United States. Risk factors ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modified protein reverses cirrhosis in lab rats

A protein modified to increase the amount of time it circulates in the bloodstream appears to reverse liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in rats, according to results of a study led by Johns Hopkins researchers.

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