The Pittsburgh Liver Research Center strives to provide its members with meaningful and relevant enrichment programs.

The Seminar series features established liver researchers and clinicians from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC as well as from other universities and hospitals. Seminars are held one Monday each month.

The Special Interest Group (SIG) Roundtables are designed to exhibit the connection between work within clinics and labs. Clinicians and basic scientists are paired by topic for these sessions, with both presenters having the opportunity to explicate the topic from the perspective of their own work. The goal is to foster translational science, dialogue, and collaboration among the members of the Center. Each SIG meets once every 6 weeks.



September 22, 2020 at 12:00pm

Dr. Jianhua Luo, current PLRC memberwill be giving a presentation on his...

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September 26, 2020 at 8:00am
Virtual Presentation


Dr. Paul Monga, Director of the PLRC, will be one of the course director for the Virtual Liver Cancer Conference presented by the Community Liver Alliance. To register for the event, please click here...

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September 29, 2020 at 12:00pm

Dr. Henry Dong, current PLRC memberwill be giving a presentation on his current research, and the title of the talk will be, "FoxO1 in Insulin action...

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October 6, 2020 at 12:00pm

Jorge Bezerra, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
The William and Rebecca Balistreri Chair in Pediatric Hepatology
Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Medical Director, Liver Care Center
Director, Digestive Health Center
Cincinnati Children's Hopsital Medical Center...
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October 20, 2020 at 12:00pm

Gerald I. Shulman, MD, PhD
George Cowgill Professor of Physiological Chemistry
Professor of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology/Metabolism)
and Cellular & Molecular Physiology
Co-Director, Yale Diabetes Research Center
Yale University School of Medicine
Title TBA
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November 3, 2020 at 12:00pm

Harmeet Malhi, MBBS

Associate Professor of Medicine and Physiology
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Title TBA