Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ramon Bataller
Dr. Bataller's clinical interests include the management of patients with alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and critically-ill cirrhotic patients. His primary research interests include liver fibrosis and the mechanisms and determinants of mortality of alcoholic liver disease, and he has performed translational studies including human samples and experimental models of liver disease. In addition, he is currently the overall PI of a NIH-funded consortium (InTeam) for translational research of alcoholic hepatitis. The main goals of the InTeam consortium are the identification of molecular subtypes and the identification of novel targets for therapy.