2015-07-19 19:17:11 UTC

Resear

May 19, 2015

The AGA Research Foundation awarded Juan Gonzalez-Abraldes the 2015 AGA-Elsevier Pilot Research Award, which he will use to better understand the pathophysiology of portal hypertension in cirrhosis. 

Specifically, Dr. Gonzalez-Abraldes will investigate the role of the gut derived metabolite propionate in the pathogenesis of portal hypertension. 

Dr. Gonzalez-Abraldes, who recently moved to North America, said he is very thankful to the AGA Research Foundation for the grant, which will be "instrumental" in moving forward on his research in portal hypertension. 

 

 

More on Cirrhosis

How to Achieve High-Value Care in GI and Hepatology

Jan. 3, 2018

A new AGA article series in CGH provides guidance to help you efficiently manage your practice.

New to CGH! Audio Summaries

Jan. 3, 2018

In the first audio summary, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology editor in chief Dr. Fasiha Kanwal summarizes January’s top articles.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Dec. 19, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.