Alcoholic hepatitis is a reaction is a reaction of the liver to years of heavy drinking. It may cause a spectrum of problems, ranging from mild abnormalities in liver tests to serious illness requiring hospitalization and a substantial risk of death.
Principle Investigator: Naga Chalasani, MD
Duration: 5 years
Primary Outcomes Measured:To collect and store clinical data to facilitate investigations of the epidemiology, diagnosis, pathophysiology, natural history, and treatment of alcoholic hepatitis.
Secondary Outcomes Measured:To develop a bio-specimen bank comprised of plasma, DNA, and other biological specimens obtained from patients with alcoholic hepatitis, heavy drinkers without clinical liver disease, and healthy subjects to support translational research in the pathophysiology of alcoholic hepatitis.
Interested in this study? Please contact the coordinator below: Eva Highberg firstname.lastname@example.org (317) 274-3277