Hepato-neuro lab

Abstracts at AASLD2017

Abstracts to be presented


Three abstracts will be presented at the AASLD congress.

Two of the abstracts will be presented by our students, Rafael and Mariana, at the next AASLD conference which will be held in Washington, DC, October 20-24, 2017. The other abstract is a collaboration with the Hepatology Department of the CHUM, which was one of the centers participating in Dr. Bajaj’s study (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA).

In addition, Dr. Rose will be holding a conference on October 19th at the joint symposium of the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) and ISHEN.

Related Publications

Can We Accurately Assess the Spectrum of Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) Stages? A Multi-Center Initiative using Standardized Simulated Patients.

Jasmohan S. Bajaj, Bradley Reuter, Kara Walter, Scott W. Biggins, Julien Bissonnette, Christopher F. Rose, Jennifer C. Lai, Michael D. Leise, Patrick S. Kamath, Puneeta Tandon, James Wade.

Obesity exacerbates the neurological impairments associated to hepatic encephalopathy in chronic liver disease.

Rafael Ochoa-Sanchez, Mélanie Tremblay, Christopher F. Rose.

Glutamine synthetase in endothelial cells of the blood-brain barrier: role in protecting the brain from hyperammonemia-induced neurotoxicity?

Mariana Macedo de Oliveira, Mélanie Tremblay, Christopher F. Rose.