The Southern California Research Center for ALPD & Cirrhosis
The center’s Integrative Live Cell Core provided 2388 cell isolations for 39 investigators from 16 institutions, supporting 34 publications and 19 federal grant acquisitions.
Mission of the Center
The center’s mission statement: Integrate liver and pancreas experts in Southern California to best serve the nation as a unique scientific center of excellence in ALPD and cirrhosis.
Toward this mission, we pursue the following objectives:
- To maximize our interactive and synergistic environment for a pursuit for the center’s main research theme: identification of therapeutic targets for advanced ALPD and cirrhosis
- To continue to serve as a national and international resource in our fields of research via provision of unique models, technology and expertise, as well as collaborations with outside investigators
- To provide comprehensive education and research training at the multi-levels ranging from undergraduate and graduate students to postdoctoral trainees to junior scientists and faculty to foster and support future generations of independent scientists in the ALPD and cirrhosis field
- To continue outreach efforts to disseminate the center’s new findings to lay public, healthcare workers, and scientists in our home and global communities
Key Center researchers are academically affiliated with renowned institutions such as the University of Southern California (USC), Cedars-Sinai, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of California, Irvine (UCI), Loma Linda University, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Research Center is supported by grants (P50 AA011999, R13 AA020691 and R24 AA012885) from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism(NIAAA) and by the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and provides Unique Scientific Services that Supports Scientists around the world
The Center provides unique expertise to the scientific community through its Core Services. The Animal Core provides the rodent models of intragastric ethanol infusion (iG) as well as animal models for cirrhosis. The Integrative Liver Cell Core provides freshly isolated or cultured cells.
More Information and Fee Schedules
International Symposium on ALPD & Cirrhosis for future and past events.
Major Scientific Breakthroughs by the Center Investigators.
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