Natural history and clinical outcomes in adults with NAFLD – lessons from cohort studies and placebo arms of trials
Dr. Kowdley received his BS in Biology and Anthropology as a member of the Dean’s List at Columbia University, and his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Oregon Health Science University and a Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Tufts University School of Medicine.Dr. Kowdley has extensive experience in clinical trials in all areas of liver disease, ranging from hepatitis C, cholestatic liver disease, PBC, PSC, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and hepatitis B. He has been a principal investigator in several NIDDK-sponsored clinical trials in primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis and is a member of executive committee of the nonalcoholic steatohepatitis clinical research network (NASH CRN). Dr. Kowdley’s research program has been continuously funded by the NIDDK since 1999 in addition to several grants from foundations and scientific societies.