- There are about 2,000 cases of acute liver failure in the United States annually.
- The bio-samples repository contains more than 65,000 specimens.
- Data on more than 800 acetaminophen overdose patients has been collected.
National Acute Liver Failure Study Group Centers
This 23-center study is currently performing a double blind, randomized control trial of intravenous N- acetylcysteine (NAC) for those cases not related to acetaminophen toxicity.
For Doan Dao, who came to the United States as a Vietnamese refugee, a residency in Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern will bring him one step closer to his dream of a career in medical research.