Overview of Alcoholic Liver Disease and Addiction with Dr. McClain
In this lecture, Dr. Craig McClain discusses the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease, treatment, and patient cases. Dr. McClain uses his expertise in nutrition to discuss risk factors and advanced pathophysiology that predispose patients to excess harm from alcohol. He closes with a focus on where the research on treatment is and what the most recent evidence tells us about how we might improve clinical management.
Craig J. McClain, MD
Dr. McClain is a Professor of Medicine in Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Louisville. He is the Chief of Research for the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, an Associate Director of the fellowship program, and holds several university administrative positions for research.