Keck School Faculty

Gary Craig Kanel

Gary Craig Kanel

Clinical Professor of Pathology (Part-Time)
IPT 1200 North State Street Off Campus Los Angeles


Hepatic damage caused by long-term high cholesterol intake induces a dysfunctional restorative macrophage population in experimental NASH Front Immunol. 2022; 13:968366. . View in PubMed

Hepatic Mitochondrial SAB Deletion or Knockdown Alleviates Diet-Induced Metabolic Syndrome, Steatohepatitis, and Hepatic Fibrosis Hepatology. 2021 12; 74(6):3127-3145. . View in PubMed

A Case of Benign Hepatic Cyst with Supra-elevated Cyst Fluid Tumor Markers Dig Dis Sci. 2021 11; 66(11):4063-4067. . View in PubMed

IgG:IgM Ratios of Liver Plasma Cells Reveal Similar Phenotypes of Primary Biliary Cholangitis With and Without Features of Autoimmune Hepatitis Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 02; 19(2):397-399. . View in PubMed

Niacin-Induced Anicteric Microvesicular Steatotic Acute Liver Failure Hepatol Commun. 2018 Nov; 2(11):1293-1298. . View in PubMed

Hepatic angiosarcoma with clinical and histological features of Kasabach-Merritt syndrome World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Apr 07; 23(13):2443-2447. . View in PubMed

Prediction of histologic alcoholic hepatitis based on clinical presentation limits the need for liver biopsy Hepatol Commun. 2017 12; 1(10):1070-1084. . View in PubMed

Detection of Occult Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Patients Who Achieved a Sustained Virologic Response to Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Recurrent Infection After Liver TransplantationGastroenterology. 2017 02; 152(3):550-553. e8. . View in PubMed

Alcoholic foamy degeneration and alcoholic fatty liver with jaundice: Often overlooked causes of jaundice and hepatic decompensation that can mimic alcoholic hepatitis Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2015 Dec; 6(6):145-148. . View in PubMed

GRP78 as a regulator of liver steatosis and cancer progression mediated by loss of the tumor suppressor PTEN Oncogene. 2014 Oct 16; 33(42):4997-5005. . View in PubMed

Targeted deletion of ER chaperone GRP94 in the liver results in injury, repopulation of GRP94-positive hepatocytes, and spontaneous hepatocellular carcinoma development in aged mice Neoplasia. 2014 Aug; 16(8):617-26. . View in PubMed

Liver-specific knockout of GRP94 in mice disrupts cell adhesion, activates liver progenitor cells, and accelerates liver tumorigenesis Hepatology. 2014 Mar; 59(3):947-57. . View in PubMed

Isolated arterioportal fistula presenting with variceal hemorrhage World J Gastroenterol. 2013 May 07; 19(17):2714-7. . View in PubMed

Role of differentiation of liver sinusoidal endothelial cells in progression and regression of hepatic fibrosis in ratsGastroenterology. 2012 Apr; 142(4):918-927. e6. . View in PubMed

Expansion of hepatic tumor progenitor cells in Pten-null mice requires liver injury and is reversed by loss of AKT2 Gastroenterology. 2010 Dec; 139(6):2170-82. . View in PubMed

The critical role of AKT2 in hepatic steatosis induced by PTEN loss Am J Pathol. 2010 May; 176(5):2302-8. . View in PubMed

Epigenetic profiling of somatic tissues from human autopsy specimens identifies tissue- and individual-specific DNA methylation patterns Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Dec 15; 18(24):4808-17. . View in PubMed

Phlegmonous gastritis in a patient with myeloid sarcoma: a case report Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2009 Oct; 17(5):458-62. . View in PubMed

Bone marrow progenitor cells repair rat hepatic sinusoidal endothelial cells after liver injury Gastroenterology. 2009 Aug; 137(2):704-12. . View in PubMed

S-adenosylmethionine in the chemoprevention and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in a rat model Hepatology. 2009 Aug; 50(2):462-71. . View in PubMed

Prolonged cholestasis associated with benazepril therapy Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Jan; 104(1):245-6. . View in PubMed

Prevention of hepatic fibrosis in a murine model of metabolic syndrome with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis Am J Pathol. 2008 Oct; 173(4):993-1001. . View in PubMed

Lack of increases in methylation at three CpG-rich genomic loci in non-mitotic adult tissues during aging BMC Med Genet. 2007 Jul 31; 8:50. . View in PubMed

Occult hepatic opportunistic infection (OI) and highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) induced immune reconstitution: an important cause of jaundice in a patient with AIDS AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2006 Oct; 22(10):1052-3. . View in PubMed

Interobserver agreement in hepatitis C grading and staging and in the Banff grading schema for acute cellular rejection: the "hepatitis C 3" multi-institutional trial experience Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2006 Aug; 130(8):1157-62. . View in PubMed

More advanced hepatic fibrosis in hispanics with chronic hepatitis C infection: role of patient demographics, hepatic necroinflammation, and steatosis Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Aug; 101(8):1817-23. . View in PubMed

Do type and duration of antiretroviral therapy attenuate liver fibrosis in HIV-hepatitis C virus-coinfected patients? Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Jan 15; 42(2):262-70.. View in PubMed

Isolated hepatic metastasis from a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) 17 years after initial resection: need for long-term surveillance J Clin Gastroenterol. 2005 Nov-Dec; 39(10):925. . View in PubMed

Severe cholestatic liver injury days after initiating antiretroviral therapy in a patient with AIDS: drug toxicity or immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome? Dig Dis Sci. 2005 Oct; 50(10):1813-7.. View in PubMed

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: clinical profile, pathogenesis, treatment strategies and prognosis J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 Jun; 20(6):818-24. . View in PubMed

Colchicine treatment of alcoholic cirrhosis: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of patient survival Gastroenterology. 2005 Apr; 128(4):882-90. . View in PubMed

Proposal for a histological scoring and grading system for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Liver Int. 2005 Apr; 25(2):294-304. . View in PubMed

Tracheobronchomalacia and noninvasive ventilation revisited Chest. 2004 Oct; 126(4):1390-2. . View in PubMed

Abnormal hepatic methionine and glutathione metabolism in patients with alcoholic hepatitis Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2004 Jan; 28(1):173-81. . View in PubMed

Decreased hepatic nitric oxide production contributes to the development of rat sinusoidal obstruction syndrome Hepatology. 2003 Oct; 38(4):900-8. . View in PubMed

Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (veno-occlusive disease) in the rat is prevented by matrix metalloproteinase inhibition Gastroenterology. 2003 Sep; 125(3):882-90. . View in PubMed

Tracheobronchomalacia and tracheal hemorrhage in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy receiving long-term ventilation with uncuffed tracheostomies Chest. 2003 Apr; 123(4):1307-11. . View in PubMed

Live-donor liver transplantation: the USC experience Acta Chir Belg. 2001 Sep-Oct; 101(5):220-3. . View in PubMed

Methionine adenosyltransferase 1A knockout mice are predisposed to liver injury and exhibit increased expression of genes involved in proliferation Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 May 08; 98(10):5560-5. . View in PubMed

Acute hepatitis induced by bupropion Dig Dis Sci. 2000 Sep; 45(9):1872-3. . View in PubMed

Support of sinusoidal endothelial cell glutathione prevents hepatic veno-occlusive disease in the rat Hepatology. 2000 Feb; 31(2):428-34. . View in PubMed

A novel, simple method of functional spleen volume calculation by liver-spleen scan J Nucl Med. 1999 Oct; 40(10):1745-55. . View in PubMed

Coccidioidomycosis prostatitis associated with prostate cancer BJU Int. 1999 Aug; 84(3):372-3. . View in PubMed

Characterization of a reproducible rat model of hepatic veno-occlusive disease Hepatology. 1999 Jun; 29(6):1779-91. . View in PubMed

Differential effect of thioacetamide on hepatic methionine adenosyltransferase expression in the rat Hepatology. 1999 May; 29(5):1471-8. . View in PubMed

Functional measurement of nonfibrotic hepatic mass in cirrhotic patients Am J Gastroenterol. 1997 Nov; 92(11):2054-8. . View in PubMed

Peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosisA possible explanation for an unusual laparoscopic appearance. Dig Dis Sci. 1997 Jun; 42(6):1270-3. . View in PubMed

Low albumin gradient ascites complicating severe pseudomembranous colitis Gastroenterology. 1997 Mar; 112(3):991-4. . View in PubMed

Duodenal and hepatic toxoplasmosis in a patient with HIV infection: review of the literature Am J Gastroenterol. 1996 Sep; 91(9):1838-40. . View in PubMed

Diagnostic features of tuberculous peritonitis in the absence and presence of chronic liver disease: a case control study Am J Med. 1996 Feb; 100(2):179-85. . View in PubMed

The liver-spleen scan as a quantitative liver function test: correlation with liver severity at peritoneoscopy Hepatology. 1995 Oct; 22(4 Pt 1):1113-21. . View in PubMed

Perfused Kupffer cell massCorrelation with histology and severity of chronic liver disease. Dig Dis Sci. 1995 Mar; 40(3):552-60. . View in PubMed

Fatal intrathoracic hemorrhage in a patient with von Recklinghausen's disease Respiration. 1995; 62(2):104-6. . View in PubMed

Clinical significance of concomitant hepatitis C infection in patients with alcoholic liver disease Hepatology. 1994 Mar; 19(3):554-7. . View in PubMed

Hepatic lesions resembling alcoholic liver disease Pathology (Phila). 1994; 3(1):77-104. . View in PubMed

Ultrasonographic diagnosis of acute alcoholic hepatitis 'pseudoparallel channel sign' of intrahepatic artery dilatation Gastroenterology. 1993 Nov; 105(5):1477-82. . View in PubMed

Control of ventilation, respiratory muscle strength, and granulomatous involvement of skeletal muscle in patients with sarcoidosis Chest. 1993 Feb; 103(2):396-402. . View in PubMed

Hepatocellular carcinoma coexisting with hepatic adenomaIncidental discovery after long-term oral contraceptive use. West J Med. 1991 Oct; 155(4):416-8. . View in PubMed

Portal vein thrombosis complicating endoscopic variceal sclerotherapyConvincing further evidence. Dig Dis Sci. 1991 Aug; 36(8):1164-7. . View in PubMed

Acetaminophen, isoniazid, and hepatic toxicity Ann Intern Med. 1991 Mar 01; 114(5):431. . View in PubMed

Fatty infiltration of the liver: quantification with phase-contrast MR imaging at 15 T vs biopsy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1991 Feb; 156(2):307-12. . View in PubMed

A rodent model of cirrhosis, ascites, and bacterial peritonitis Gastroenterology. 1991 Feb; 100(2):489-93. . View in PubMed

Peliosis hepatis in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1991 Jan; 156(1):91-2. . View in PubMed

Failure of colchicine to improve short-term survival in patients with alcoholic hepatitis Gastroenterology. 1990 Sep; 99(3):811-8. . View in PubMed

Cocaine-induced liver cell injury: comparison of morphological features in man and in experimental models Hepatology. 1990 Apr; 11(4):646-51. . View in PubMed

Twenty isoniazid-associated deaths in one state Am Rev Respir Dis. 1989 Sep; 140(3):700-5. . View in PubMed

Fibrinous pericarditis in alcoholic liver disease J Clin Gastroenterol. 1989 Feb; 11(1):53-5. . View in PubMed

Risk lesions in cirrhosis and development of hepatocellular carcinoma: an autopsy study Biomed Pharmacother. 1989; 43(2):127-33. . View in PubMed

Hepatotoxicity of cocaine NIDA Res Monogr. 1988; 88:250-75. . View in PubMed

In vivo acoustic attenuation in liver: correlations with blood tests and histology Ultrasound Med Biol. 1988; 14(5):405-13. . View in PubMed

Effects of sodium tetradecyl sulfate endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy on the esophagusA prospective clinical and histopathologic study. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1987 Dec; 9(6):635-43. . View in PubMed

Atypical diffuse angiosarcoma of the liver West J Med. 1987 Apr; 146(4):482-5. . View in PubMed

FM sonography in diffuse liver disease: prospective assessment and blinded analysis Radiology. 1986 Nov; 161(2):451-4. . View in PubMed

Noninvasive evaluation of hepatic fibrosis using frequency demodulation of ultrasound signals Dig Dis Sci. 1986 Oct; 31(10):1046-55. . View in PubMed

Frequency-demodulated US: evaluation in the liverWork in progress. Radiology. 1986 Jul; 160(1):59-64. . View in PubMed

Osteomyelitis associated with pressure ulcers Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1986 May; 67(5):314-8. . View in PubMed

Hepatorenal syndrome without avid sodium retention Hepatology. 1986 Mar-Apr; 6(2):248-51. . View in PubMed

Delta agent superinfectionRapidly progressive liver disease in a hepatitis B virus carrier. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1985 May; 109(5):395-7. . View in PubMed

Tubular dysfunction in the deeply jaundiced patient with hepatorenal syndrome Hepatology. 1985 Mar-Apr; 5(2):321-6. . View in PubMed

Fulminant hepatic and renal failure complicating Wilson's disease Liver. 1984 Dec; 4(6):341-7. . View in PubMed

Phencyclidine-induced malignant hyperthermia causing submassive liver necrosis Am J Med. 1984 Jul; 77(1):167-72. . View in PubMed

Chronic delta infection and liver biopsy changes in chronic active hepatitis B Ann Intern Med. 1984 Jul; 101(1):51-4. . View in PubMed

Sex and strain differences in response to cocaine Biochem Pharmacol. 1984 Apr 15; 33(8):1299-307. . View in PubMed

Glomerular tubular reflux--a morphologic renal lesion associated with the hepatorenal syndrome Hepatology. 1984 Mar-Apr; 4(2):242-6. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of delta-antibody among chronic hepatitis B virus infected patients in the Los Angeles area: its correlation with liver biopsy diagnosis Gastroenterology. 1983 Jul; 85(1):160-2. . View in PubMed

High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and liver disease Hepatology. 1983 May-Jun; 3(3):343-8. . View in PubMed

Portasystemic shunts in primary biliary cirrhosis: survival is the same as in patients with Laennec's cirrhosis and postnecrotic cirrhosis Dig Dis Sci. 1982 Jun; 27(6):507-12. . View in PubMed

Double-blind, controlled trial of propylthiouracil in patients with severe acute alcoholic hepatitis Gastroenterology. 1982 May; 82(5 Pt 1):925-31. . View in PubMed

Globular hepatic amyloid--an unusual morphologic presentation Hepatology. 1981 Nov-Dec; 1(6):647-52. . View in PubMed

Liver damage from narcotics in mice Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 1981 Apr; 58(2):157-70. . View in PubMed

A distinctive perivenular hepatic lesion associated with heart failure Am J Clin Pathol. 1980 Feb; 73(2):235-9. . View in PubMed

Enzyme changes and morphometric analysis of bile ducts in experimental bile duct obstruction Clin Chim Acta. 1979 Dec 03; 99(2):113-9. . View in PubMed

Heart failure and the liver Gastroenterology. 1978 Aug; 75(2):350. . View in PubMed

"Naturally-occurring" anti-K1: possible association with mycobacterium infection Transfusion. 1978 Jul-Aug; 18(4):472-3. . View in PubMed

Survival in patients with postnecrotic cirrhosis and Laennec's cirrhosis undergoing therapeutic portacaval shunt Gastroenterology. 1977 Oct; 73(4 Pt 1):679-83. . View in PubMed

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