Kidney and Liver News

SRC-1 controls liver's 'sweet spot' for glucose productionNov 30, 2010
Report looks at glucose production in liver, seeking new ways to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes.
Texas Children's Cancer Center opens first Liver Tumor Center in SouthwestOct 14, 2010
Liver Tumor Center opens to provide care for children with disease.
Elimination of tumor suppressor C/EBP alpha explains cancer in aging liverJul 18, 2010
New cancer therapies could come from understanding tumor suppressor protein.
BCM surgeon completes one thousandth liver transplantJun 9, 2010
On June 7 at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Dr. John Goss performed his 1,000th transplant as a member of BCM's faculty.
Lecithin component may reduce fatty liver, improve insulin sensitivityMay 23, 2010
Baylor College of Medicine researchers believe a natural product may provide a treatment for prediabetic patients.