Prakash Ramachandran

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Liver cirrhosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and has very limited therapeutic options. Regardless of the aetiology, hepatic fibrosis is a characteristic feature of chronic liver disease. Our knowledge regarding the pathogenesis of this scarring has grown exponentially in the past 25 years. It has now clear that this is a highly(More)
During chronic injury, regeneration of the adult liver becomes impaired. In this context bipotent Hepatic Progenitor Cells (HPCs) become activated and can regenerate both cholangiocytes and hepatocytes. Notch and Wnt signalling during hepatic ontogeny are described, but their roles in HPC mediated liver regeneration are unclear. Here we show in human(More)
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