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Graduate Student Wins Award at Experimental Biology 2017
Deng Receives NIH R21 Grant
UofL at Liver Week, 2017
UofL researchers had multiple talks and presentations at Liver Week, 2017
UofL COBRE faculty featured at ESBRA and on cover of Am J Path
Dr. Swati Joshi-Barve (COBRE project PI) and colleagues were featured at ESBRA and for the cover article for the December, 2017 issue of the American Journal of Pathology
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.
Samples available
The Hepatobiology & Toxicology Biorepository has serum, urine and tissue samples from multiple animal and human liver studies. Some of these samples can be shared with other investigators. Please contact Dr. Matt Cave ( regarding descriptions of the samples and their availability.
External Advisory Committee meets in Louisville
The Hepatobiology & Toxicology COBRE EAC met February 19, 2018 in Louisville and reviewed the progress of the Center
Dr. Matt Cave featured in NIEHS Newsletter
Dr. Matt Cave from the University of Louisville featured in NIEHS Newsletter from September 2018.
Request for Applications: Hepatobiology & Toxicology COBRE
The Hepatobiology & Toxicology COBRE is issuing a Request for Applications (RFA) for new projects. We have one opening, with the possibility of a second opening.
Research!Louisville Award Winners 2018
"Did You Know? Hepatitis C" video
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.
First Integrated International Workshop: Acetyltransferases, Sulfotransferases, and UDP-Glucuronosyltransferases, April 1-3, 2020, University of Louisville. from Apr 01, 2020 11:55 AM to Apr 03, 2020 11:55 AMUofL CTR building,
First Integrated International Workshop
UofL Researchers included in "Best of the Liver Meeting"
UofL well represented at AASLD
Dr. Matt Cave's cutting edge research on Exploring the Role of Environmental Chemicals in Liver Disease
Omics Core receives significant NIAAA funding
Congratulations to Mengwei Jiang, a pharmacology and toxicology program PhD candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Wenke Feng
Mengwei Jiang, a pharmacology and toxicology program PhD candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Wenke Feng (former COBRE project PI), has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) from the NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM for his PhD research project entitled “Probiotic and intestinal miR194 regulation of bile acid metabolism in alcoholic liver disease”. This fellowship award will support Mengwei’s research in alcoholic liver disease by investigating microRNA-regulated gut-liver axis.
Congratulations to Dr. Leila Gobejishvili
Dr. Leila Gobejishvili has been named Vice Chair of the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on cyclic nucleotide phospohdiesterases (PDEs) for 2024.
UofL liver researchers discover protein markers that could lead to new biomarkers and treatments in alcohol-associated liver diseases
A team of UofL researchers, including Drs. Irina Kirpich Josiah Hardesty, Dennis Warner, and Craig McClain and graduate student Jeffrey Warner, along with colleagues at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has discovered four significant alterations in proteins involved in alcohol-associated hepatitis (AH) and alcohol-associated cirrhosis (AC), common forms of alcohol-associated liver disease (ALD) that have poor prognosis and for which standard treatments offer limited effectiveness.
Dr. Deng receives $2 million NIH grant to find ways to reduce liver inflammation caused by high-fat diet
Former COBRE Project PI, Dr. Zhong-bin Deng, has been awarded another NIH R01 to determine mechanisms involved in gut dysfunction in fatty liver disease
COBRE researcher among the world's most cited