Kudos to Dr. Irina Bochkis: ID’s Trigger for World’s Most Common Liver Disease

February 8, 2023 by

Irina Bochkis and her team have a celebratory dinner outThe Pharmacology Department would like to extend a huge congratulations to Irina Bochkis, PhD, for publishing new research that discovered a key trigger for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a mysterious condition that causes fat to build up in the liver for no clear reason. The new insights help explain the condition in younger people and could lead to the first treatment for the most common liver disease in the world.

Find more information on her research here.

Find the NBC29 news story here.