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2011-03-15 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iTherX, a pharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering and developing a new class of therapies for hepatitis C, today announced that it has commenced patient recruitment in an open-label, proof-of-concept Phase 1b study of its lead compound ITX-5061 in liver transplant patients with hepatitis C virus infection (HCV).

2011-03-09 14:17:22

A history of alcohol abuse significantly impacts quality of life for patients after liver transplant.

2010-11-01 15:08:52

The race of liver donors may affect recurrent hepatitis C in patients after liver transplant.

2010-09-01 11:15:00

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak became Michigan's third liver transplant center on Aug. 31.

2010-08-17 17:13:19

Not all viruses are created equal. In liver transplant patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, only viruses that can dodge the immune response invade the new liver.

2010-06-24 16:17:11

Researchers at Erasmus MC University Medical Centre in The Netherlands found that cyclosporine treatment is a significant risk factor for the development of de novo cancer in liver transplant patients.

2010-06-17 14:21:00

Dual Heart/Liver Transplant Performed At Montefiore NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juan Farias, left Montefiore Medical Center in time for Father's Day with his four children, and with the present of a new heart and a new liver. Mr.

2010-06-10 15:16:53

The Liver Center at Baylor College of Medicine, already renowned for having the highest liver transplant survival rate in Texas among high-volume programs, has something new to celebrate.

2010-05-05 15:00:22

Study finds approximately 50 percent drop in need for second liver transplant.


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