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Prof Raj Mookerjee
U3/203
Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, Royal Free Campus
Upper 3rd Floor, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead
London
NW3 2PF
Tel: 2074332853
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Appointment
  • Professor in Translational Hepatology
  • Inst for Liver and Digestive Hlth
  • Div of Medicine
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
Research Summary
My clinical and research interests focus on the complications of chronic liver disease including vascular dysfunction in cirrhosis and its intervention, and the evolution of acute-on-chronic liver failure. Integral to this process is the understanding of the role of infection in provoking organ injury by modulating the host response and precipitating inflammation, with downstream effects on modulators of hepatic vascular resistance. This is an area of on-going research, coupled with the development of prognostic markers that predict early onset of organ dysfunction and outcome in liver failure. Studies of such pathophysiologically relevant biomarkers are also being used to help inform the design of potential new interventions in decompensated liver disease. The focus of the research program is thus translational, exploring hypotheses in models of liver disease to elucidate the pathophysiological derangements observed in patients, facilitated by collaboration of several principal investigators within The Liver Failure Group at UCL.
Appointments
01-JUL-2019 Hon Jens Skou Professor of Hepatology Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology Aarhus University, Denmark
Academic Background
1994   Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery Royal Free University College Medical School
1991   Bachelor of Science Royal Free University College Medical School
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