HCV 2017 Treatment Symposium
Recorded On: 10/23/2017
This program will include discussions of recently approved regimens and challenging patient populations. The emphasis in these lectures will be on clinical knowledge and application to individual patient management decisions, the AASLD-IDSA Guidance Panel treatment recommendations, and global perspectives on disease eradication strategies.
Andrew J. Muir
Dr. Andrew Muir is a gastroenterologist whose research activities are focused on developing innovative treatments for a variety of liver diseases. Through his work at the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Dr. Muir has participated in the development programs of many of the direct acting antiviral agents that have revolutionized hepatitis C care. He assumed the leadership of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research program at DCRI in 2010 and has expanded the research portfolio to include other liver disorders and gastroenterology outcomes. His particular interests include viral hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and liver transplantation. He also has a longstanding interest in healthcare disparities.
Paul Y. Kwo
Dr. Kwo is currently Professor of Medicine and Director of Hepatology at the Stanford University where he joined the faculty in November 2016. Prior to joining the faculty at Stanford, he was at Indiana University for 21 years where he served as the Medical Director of Liver Transplantation. He has distinguished himself in the field of chronic Hepatitis C and has a large practice devoted to current and novel therapies for the treatment of Hepatitis C. He has won multiple awards, both at the university, local, and national level.