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GASTROENTEROLOGY RESEARCH

Dr. William M. Lee & Bill Robinson, GI Fellow
Acute Kidney Injury Due to Acetaminophen: Where is the Injury?

Co-investigators: Drs. Martha Yearsley and Sergey Brodsky, Department of Pathology. This study will examine autopsy renal pathology from patients dying of acetaminophen overdoses to determine the site of the injury to the kidneys.


Dr. William M. Lee & Jemina Odeogu, 4th year medical student
Determining Prognosis using Acetaminophen-Protein Adducts in serum from Patients with Acute Liver Failure due to Acetaminophen

In conjunction with Dr. Laura James and others from University of Arkansas Medical School. In this study, a large database of patients where the level of acetaminophen adducts has been measured will be used to determine whether the level of this toxic byproduct of acetaminophen metabolism can help determine outcome after severe liver injury due to the drug.


Peter Stanich, GI Fellow
The Gastrointestinal Manifestations of the PTEN Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome

Co-investigator: Dr. Marty Meyer; in conjunction with the Department of Human Genetics and the Department of Pathology.


Dr. Anthony Michaels

Multi-center, double-blind, randomized, controlled study to determine the safety and pharmokinetics of ifetroban injection in hepatorenal syndrome