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African Americans Fare Worse After Undergoing Liver Transplantation Due to Hepatitis C
Date:10/31/2009

logic progression occurs early and is more aggressive in African Americans, it does not allow a careful analysis of factors that may be contributing to these differences," concluded Dr. Layden, "we are conducting a multi-site prospective study to not only confirm these retrospective findings, but also examine both donor and host factors, including psychosocial, virologic, genetic and immunologic that may contribute to this important health disparity."

Abstract title:

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) progresses more rapidly after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) in African-Americans (AA) compared to whites (W)

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AASLD is the leading medical society focused solely on advancing the science and practice of hepatology and represents more than 3,300 practitioners, researchers, and allied health professionals worldwide. Founded by physicians in 1950, AASLD has upheld the standards of the profession and fostered research that generates treatment options for the millions of patients with liver diseases.

This year's Liver Meeting, held in Boston, Massachusetts, October 30 - November 3, will bring together more than 7,000 researchers from 55 countries. A pressroom will be available from October 31 at the annual meeting. For copies of abstracts and press releases, or to arrange for pre-conference research interviews contact Gregory Bologna at 703-299-9766. To pre-register, call Ann Tracy at 703-299-9766.

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    Media Contact: Gregory Bologna
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    Press Room: October 31 - November 3, 2009
    Hynes Convention Center, Room 209
    Telephone: (617) 954-2827

    Researcher: Jennifer Layden, MD, PhD
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