Matthew C. Cave, M.D.

TRSC Core Director


Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Director, Translational Research Support Core, Center for Integrated Environmental Health Science
Director, Animal Model and Biorepository Core, Hepatobiology and Toxicology Center
Director, NAFLD-ViCTER Environmental Health Research Consortium
University of Louisville School of Medicine
The Jewish Hospital Trager Liver Transplant Center and the Robley Rex VA Medical Center
Dr. Cave is a physician-scientist and directs the CIEHS Integrated Health Sciences Facility Core. His laboratory conducts clinical and translational research on a variety of liver diseases. The most unique aspect of this research is the focus on environmental liver disease and toxicant-associated steatohepatitis (TASH). The Cave laboratory discovered TASH in Louisville’s Rubbertown chemical workers. This research was recently featured by the NIEHS

Research Keywords: environmental hepatology, clinical and translational research, endocrine disruptors and obesogens, PCB exposure & liver diseasetoxicant associated steatohepatitis

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