Liver disease

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Does this liver surgery patient need a blood transfusion? New tool can help doctors decide
September 21, 2017 - Health care providers now have a new tool to help decide whether a liver surgery patient needs a blood transfusion, thanks to a study led by Drs. Guillaume Martel and Dean Fergusson. Liver surgery often involves major bleeding, and about one in fou
Landmark trial could expand revolutionary treatments to all hepatitis C patients
February 3, 2016 - New targeted treatments have revolutionized care for hepatitis C, offering cure rates of close to 100 percent for people infected with the most common strain of the virus. Dr. Curtis Cooper and his team have played a major role in the research th
How does the liver affect the immune system? $175,000 grant to help find answers
June 10, 2015 - Dr. Angela Crawley has been awarded a $175,000 grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to study how cells in the liver can influence the immune response. This project focuses on a kind of cell called a macrophage, w


Researchers


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Martel, Guillaume
MD, MSc (Epi), FRCSC, FACS
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Anemia, Bleeding disorders, Colorectal cancer, Liver cancer, Liver disease, Pancreatic cancer Anesthesiology, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Peri-operative medicine, Surgery, Systematic reviews, Transfusions