Focus on human microbiome to fight liver cirrhosis
22 European institutions join forces in MICROB-PREDICT to improve the prevention and treatment of chronic liver disease (cirrhosis). We aim to identify microbiome-based biomarkers and mechanisms that predict in advance when the body can no longer compensate for the dysfunctional liver (decompensated cirrhosis), when such decompensated cirrhosis will progress to acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF), and a patient’s individual treatment response. Based on such biomarkers, we strive to develop novel diagnostic tools for earlier and better patient stratification and to establish personalised and effective treatment strategies.
Castelldefels, 28-30 January 2019
The project’s productive Kick-Off Meeting assembled the entire research consortium and EU officer Dr. Dirk Hadrich in Spain to discuss details and outline the work ahead.More events