|Geoffrey McCaughan, M.D. Submitted photo|
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will host the 17th annual International Visiting Hepatologist, Geoffrey McCaughan, M.D., Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 29-Dec. 1.
McCaughan is the AW Morrow Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney. He is also director of Transplant Hepatology, the GE/Liver Diagnostic Laboratory and the Liver Immunobiology Research Laboratory Centenary Research Institute for Cancer and Cell Biology.
McCaughan's major clinical interests are in liver transplantation, viral hepatitis and autoimmune hepatitis. His major research interests are in liver transplant tolerance, molecular pathogenesis of liver inflammation, and fibrosis, pathogenesis of HCV infection and structure and function of proteins in the oligopeptidase family of molecules. He is a current holder of NHMRC and NIH grants to study the aforementioned topics.
McCaughan will be featured at the following conferences:
For additional information, contact Janet Neuhaus at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 314-577-8764.