Alcohol and the liver: metabolism of alcohol and its role in hepatic and extrahepatic diseases.

@article{Lieber2000AlcoholAT,
  title={Alcohol and the liver: metabolism of alcohol and its role in hepatic and extrahepatic diseases.},
  author={Charles S. Lieber},
  journal={The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York},
  year={2000},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={84-94}
}
UNLABELLED Dr. Charles S. Lieber conducted clinical and experimental studies for more than four decades (three at Mount Sinai and the Bronx VA Medical Centers) with emphasis on liver, nutrition and GI pathophysiology. His major contributions include elucidation of the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease, by demonstrating the toxic role of alcohol and describing associated metabolic disorders. This was achieved through judicious clinical studies and newly-developed rodent and primate models… CONTINUE READING