The multiple risks in NAFLD by Prof. F. Tacke

In NAFLD, the liver is both victim and motor of a multisystem disease. Liver disease is not limited to the liver itself but has an impact on glycemic control in the body. Prof. Tacke discusses this vicious cycle and how NAFLD may add to coexisting risk factors and is predictor of morbidity and mortality. He shows why this is also important to develop new treatment strategies.
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Prof. Frank Tacke

Prof. Frank Tacke

Frank Tacke was originally educated at the medical school in Hannover, Germany, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Later he stayed at University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, working on new gene therapy strategies (1998-1999) as well as for a post-doctoral research training (2004-2006) at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, working on monocyte/macrophage and dendritic cell biology. Since 2006, he is a clinical physician and leader of a research laboratory at the University Hospital Aachen, Germany.

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