Brian J. McMahon MD – Natural History Studies on Viral Hepatitis B and C from Alaska

Event type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
Monday, 5 June 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Location: 

Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, UNSW Sydney

Contact for bookings: 
Rata Joseph, +61 (2) 9385 0900 or rjoseph@kirby.unsw.edu.au
Booking deadline: 
Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 5:00pm

A catered lunch will be provided at 12:30pm. Please RSVP to rjoseph@kirby.unsw.edu.au by COB Thursday 1st June.

 

 

Brian J. McMahon MD

Clinical Hepatologist and the Scientific Program and Clinical Director of the Liver Disease and Hepatitis Program at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska

 

About your speaker

Brian McMahon directs a patient care program for over 1200 Alaska Natives with chronic hepatitis B and 2400 with chronic hepatitis C. He conducts research on long-term protection studies on hepatitis A and B vaccines as well as on the outcome and management of chronic hepatitis B and C and autoimmune liver diseases. 

He is the co-author of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) US Practice Guideline on Chronic Hepatitis B with 4 updates from 2001 to 2009 and on the methodology committee for the 2016 AASLD Guidelines. He also was co-chair of the WHO hepatitis B Guidelines Committee in 2015.

He was a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee that published recommendations for Hepatitis and Liver Cancer in 2010. He has more than 130 peer-reviewed original scientific articles and 60 book chapters/review articles/editorials. Alan is also a guest researcher at the Arctic Investigations Program of the Centers for Disease Control in Anchorage. He is a fellow in the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and a Master in the American College of Physicians. 

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