Lead Scientist at UCSF
- Jennifer C Lai, MD, MBA
Dr. Lai is a practicing general/transplant hepatologist and board-certified Physician Nutrition Specialist who specializes in caring for patients across the entire spectrum of liver disease, from diagnosis to liver transplant—and beyond. Dr. Lai is also a clinical investigator with a robust research program dedicated to improving the lives of patients with chronic liver disease.
- accepting new patients
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- University of California, San Francisco
- We developed a novel clinical liver frailty index, consisting of hand grip strength, timed chair stands, and balance testing, that correctly reclassifies 1 in 5 patients to their accurate survival status, compared to MELDNa alone.
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- Expecting 5000 study participants
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