Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Indications for liver biopsy and noninvasive biomarkers

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  • Mazen Noureddin M.D.,

    1. Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
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  • Rohit Loomba M.D., M.H.Sc.

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    1. Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
    2. Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
    • Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, UC 303, MC-0063, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093. E-mail: roloomba@ucsd.edu

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  • This study was supported in part by the American Gastroenterological Association Foundation–Sucampo–ASP Designated Research Award in Geriatric Gastroenterology (grant K23DK090303 to Rohit Loomba) and by a T. Franklin Williams Scholarship Award. Funding was provided by Atlantic Philanthropies, Inc., the John A. Hartford Foundation, and the Association of Specialty Professors.

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