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Patient-Oriented Research

Our research group is conducting a broad spectrum of clinical trials.

Ongoing Clinical Studies

San Diego Liver Study (SDL)

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Study Description: The purpose of this study is to estimate the accurate prevalence of accumulation of fat in the liver (steatosis) and scar tissue formation (fibrosis) in overweight or obese adult participants from the Greater San Diego Area. 
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Type 2 Diabetes Observational Study

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Required visits: Single visit 
Age of participants: Greater than 50 years
Gender of participants: Male and Female
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GOLDMINE Study

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Required visits: Single visit 
Age of participants: Greater than 18 years
Gender of participants: Male and Female
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The NAFLD Registry Study

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Required visits: Single visit 
Age of participants: Greater than 18 years
Gender of participants: Male and Female
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The Adult Database 3 Study

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Required visits: Single visit 
Age of participants: Greater than 18 years
Gender of participants: Male and Female
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The Twin and Family Study

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Required visits: Single visit
Age of participants: Greater than 18 years
Gender of participants: Male and Female
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Familial Cirrhosis 

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Required visits: Single visit
Age of participants: Greater than 18 years
Gender of participants: Male and Female
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San Diego Cirrhosis Registry Study

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Required visits: Single visit
Age of participants: Greater than 18 years
Gender of participants: Male and Female
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Heavy Water Study

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Required visits: Single visit
Age of participants: Greater than 18 years
Gender of participants: Male and Female
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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Study

Status: Currently recruiting subjects
Required visits: Single visit
Age of participants: Greater than 18 years
Gender of participants: Male and Female
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