The natural history of common viral liver diseases of man is poorly understood, despite the fact that chronic liver diseases of man may result in death from liver failure or hepatocellular carcinoma. Our group is interested in understanding:
1) the relationship between clinical and virologic events in patients with chronic viral hepatitis B and C.
2) the impact of antiviral or immunomodulatory therapy on the natural history of patients with hepatitis B or C.
3) The use of new radiologic techniques as diagnostic tools in patients with liver diseases.