Liver and Endocrine Pharmacology
Current Topics:
  • How does the liver regenerate itself following diseases such as Hepatitis?
  • How does the liver-derived insulin sensitizing substance contribute to type 2 diabetes?
  • How does abnormal collagen deposition in liver lead to cirrhosis?
  • What is the role of GABA in liver regeneration? 
  • What are the mechanisms of gastrointestinal ulcer formation?
  • How are lipophilic drugs transported into liver cells, and what is the influence of binding proteins?

Faculty Involved:

 Frank Burczynski, Ph.D.
 Gary Glavin, Ph.D.
 W. Wayne Lautt, Ph.D.     
 Gerald Y. Minuk, M.D.