Research on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

NAFLD has become the most common liver disease affecting adults and children.

Our research purposes are to further characterize the natural history of NAFLD, identify factors that influence the progression of NAFLD, and to develop and validate diagnostic methods for NAFLD.

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Patrik Nasr, Mikael F. Forsgren, Simone Ignatova, Nils Dahlström, Gunnar Cedersund, Olof Dahlqvist Leinhard, Bengt Norén, Mattias Ekstedt, Peter Lundberg, Stergios Kechagias (2017)

Gastroenterology , Vol.153 , s.53-+ Continue to DOI

Mattias Ekstedt, Hannes Hagström, Patrik Nasr, Mats Fredrikson, Per Stål, Stergios Kechagias, Rolf Hultcrantz (2015)

Hepatology , Vol.61 , s.1547-1554 Continue to DOI

Stergios Kechagias, Åsa Ernersson, Olof Dahlqvist Leinhard, Peter Lundberg, Torbjörn Lindström, Fredrik Nyström, Toste Länne (2008)

Gut , Vol.57 , s.649-654 Continue to DOI

Recent publications


Quentin M. Anstee, Rebecca Darlay, Simon Cockell, Marica Meroni, Olivier Govaere, Dina Tiniakos, Alastair D. Burt, Pierre Bedossa, Jeremy Palmer, Yang-Lin Liu, Guruprasad P. Aithal, Michael Allison, Hannele Yki-Jarvinen, Michele Vacca, Jean-Francois Dufour, Pietro Invernizzi, Daniele Prati, Mattias Ekstedt, Stergios Kechagias, Sven Francque, Salvatore Petta, Elisabetta Bugianesi, Karine Clement, Vlad Ratziu, Joern M. Schattenberg, Luca Valenti, Christopher P. Day, Heather J. Cordell, Ann K. Daly (2020) Genome-wide association study of non-alcoholic fatty liver and steatohepatitis in a histologically characterised cohort Journal of Hepatology , Vol. 73 , s. 505-515 Continue to DOI

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  • Reg. Physician 1996
  • PhD 2001
  • Professor 2013


  • The Medical Program


  • Pedagogue of the Year, 2017

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