News Archive

UofL researchers at Liver Week, 2017
The University of Louisville liver researchers had multiple talks and presentations at Liver Week, 2017
ULARC SeminarNov 06, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PMCTRB Room 123,
“Transpose PreImplantation Factor (PIF) Immune Regulatory & Regenerative Effects to Clinical Use”, by Eytan R. Barnea, MD, FACOG, Obstetrician, Gynecologist and Reproductive Endocrinologist; Founder & Chief Scientist, BioIncept, LLC
UofL Faculty featured at ESBRA and in American Journal of Pathology
Faculty from UofL GI division featured at alcohol conference and on cover of AJP
UofL featured at ESBRA and on cover of AJP
ULARC faculty featured at ESBRA and have cover article in Dec., 2017 Am. J. Path
Dr. Kirpich named to national position
Dr. Irina Kirpich has been selected as the Chair-elect of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry Nutrition Division. Her term will run from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.
Dr. Gavin Arteel to lead NIH Study Section
Dr. Gavin Arteel, Pilot Projects Core leader for the Alcohol Research Center, named to lead NIH Study Section
Samples Available
The ULARC Biorepository has samples available
McClain and ULARC mentioned in recent news article
Craig McClain, MD, director of the University of Louisville’s Alcohol Research Center, was mentioned in a recent news article, How Nutritional Therapy Is Helping People Overcome Alcohol Addiction: Addiction: https://www.healthline.com/health-news/how-nutritional-therapy-is-helping-people-overcome-alcohol-addiction
Research!Louisville Award Winners 2018
Emerging Therapies for PBC, NASH, ALD and HCC - February 9, 2019
Dr. Shao-yu Chen appointed as member of the Neurotoxicology and Alcohol Study Section
Dr. Zhang named Distinguished Faculty
Congratulations to Dr. Xiang Zhang, Director of the 'Omics Core, on being awarded a University of Louisville 2019 Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity Award.
Dr. Vatsalya named to international committee
Dr. Vatsalya Vatsalya, ULARC, has been named to the new Communications Committee of the ISBRA—International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism.
Trainees receive prestigious awards from RSA.
Two trainees in Dr. Shao-yu Chen's laboratory receive awards from Research Society on Alcoholism
Dr. Shao-yu Chen named to NIH Study Section
Dr. Shao-yu Chen was appointed as a regulate member of the Neurotoxicology and Alcohol Study Section at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center for Scientific Review for a four-year term beginning July 1.
The UofL Alcohol Research Center well represented at RSA 2019
The UofL Alcohol Research Center was well represented at RSA 2019. There were 9 poster presentations and five of our investigators gave talks and three organized meeting sessions.
UofL Researchers included in "Best of the Liver Meeting"
UofL well represented at AASLD
UofL was well represented at the AASLD (American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases) annual Liver Week in November. We had more than 15 presentations, including several oral presentations on topics ranging from environmental liver injury to alcohol associated liver disease. Dr. Craig McClain co-chaired the Alcohol SIG (Special Interest Group) meeting.