The Newest Hot Topics in Hepatology
Saturday, November 14, 2020
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH
Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair, Mentorship and Academic Development
Clinical Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York
Dr. Brown is the Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine, Clinical Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Vice Chair of Mentorship and Academic Development in the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.
He received his AB from Harvard College, his MD from New York University and a MPH from the University of California, Berkeley. He did his residency at Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at UCSF.
He has co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles and is new the Editor-In-Chief for Liver Transplantation. Dr. Brown received the Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Transplant Physicians, the Senior Attending Teaching Award at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and the American Liver Foundation New York chapter Physician of the Year.
Dr. Brown’s presentation will leverage his clinical practice experience in diagnosing and treating Hepatitis C patients. He will discuss briefly summarize the importance of screening, especially during this time of pandemic, and then the simplified regimens using pangenotypic therapy in all patient types with 8-12 weeks of treatment. As part of this discussion Dr. Brown will encapsulate recent clinical and real-world data for HCV treatment and adherence to treatment reinforcing that high cure rates can be achieved even in the difficult-to-treat patient population with simplified testing, treatment and monitoring.