MRE & Me

I was recently honored by Resoundant, the makers of Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE) equipment that provides a non-invasive image liver by them sharing my personal story. MRE is a preferred technology for imaging of the liver¹ due to its detail and ability to accurately assess liver fibrosis in liver disease patients. Having undergone a MRE … More MRE & Me

What I learned from the 2017 Liver Meeting® in Washington D.C.

I had the privilege of attending AASLD’s 2017 Liver Meeting® which is the largest conference for liver specialists in the US. I attended this conference as a member of PBCers Organization (the largest US based support group) as an exhibitor, along with several others from this organization. It was a fruitful event as we were … More What I learned from the 2017 Liver Meeting® in Washington D.C.

Changes at OPTN – Enhancing Liver Distribution You may be aware that OPTN (Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network or UNOS) is proposing a change to the way it distributes livers to those awaiting a transplant. Essentially the program has become a boondoggle of bureaucracy and dysfunction. For the past five years various groups, committees and stakeholders … More