Basic science research in the division focuses on inflammation and injury, metabolism, and cancer biology. See faculty pages for further detail.
Basic Research Related to Inflammation and Injury
Anti-Viral Immune Responses and Hepatic Inflammation and Injury
Dwain Thiele, M.D.
Basic Mechanisms of Acute Liver Injury
Yonas Getachew, M.D.
Molecular Pathophysiology of Inflammation
Ezra Burstein, M.D.
Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Liver Diseases
Marlyn Mayo, M.D.
Pathophysiology of Inflammatory Diseases
Geri Brown, M.D.
Basic Research Related to Metabolism
Steatosis, Lipid Metabolism
Jay Horton, M.D.
Cholesterol and Bile Acid Metabolism, Sterol Absorption
Stephen Turley, Ph.D.
Gastric Bypass and Intestinal Control of Energy Metabolism
Vincent Aguirre, M.D., Ph.D.
Pathogenesis of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Jeffrey Browning, M.D.
Basic Research Related to Cancer Biology
Barrett's Esophagus, Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer
Rhonda Souza, M.D.
Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Nanomedicine Based Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Ian R. Corbin, Ph.D.