Liver Transplantation Update 2009
Einstein-Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Einstein, Forchheimer Building, 1st Floor Lecture Hall
MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium
Paul Gaglio, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
Division of Hepatology
Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
The author of multiple manuscripts, book chapters and abstracts, Dr. Paul Gaglio has also participated in numerous research trials related to the therapy of hepatitis B and C, liver transplantation, and treatment of liver failure. His research interests include models to enhance liver regeneration, novel treatments of hepatitis B and C, the natural history of hepatitis C in liver transplant recipients, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
From 1996-2001, Dr. Gaglio served as the medical co-director of the liver transplantation program at Tulane University Medical School. From 2001-2007, he was the medical director of adult liver transplantation and associate medical director of the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at Columbia University Medical Center. In December 2007, he joined the faculty at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine to assist in establishing a new liver transplantation program at Montefiore Medical Center, and was promoted to Professor of Clinical Medicine.
Dr. Gaglio received his B.A. in Physiology and Italian from Rutgers College and his M.D. from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed an Internship and Residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC, and Digestive Disease/Liver Transplantation Fellowship at New Jersey Medical School.
After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
Understand the indications for liver transplantation
Evaluate results following liver transplantation
Understand mechanisms to expand the donor pool
Recognize short and long term medical complications following transplantation
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.