Dr Alastair O’Brien is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Hepatologist at University College London and The Royal Free Hospitals. His research in infection and liver disease has been published in the most prestigious medical Journals such as The Lancet, Nature Medicine, Hepatology and Gastroenterology.
He currently holds approximately £2million in grant funding from the Wellcome Trust, The Medical Research Council and The Department of Health. He is able to combine clinical excellence with running a laboratory research group and a clinical trial team. He is the chief investigator for ATTIRE which will be the largest interventional study ever performed in patients with acute decompensation of cirrhosis taking place at more than 20 sites over the next three years.show more
Dr O’Brien is a great advocate of patient choice and believes that empathy and listening to people are a doctor’s most important duties.
Dr O’Brien is a fitness fanatic but most of all enjoys spending time with his wife and two gorgeous children.
100 Days Dry Challenge: Final Orders
Dr O'Brien uses a FibroScan® test to measure the impact of not drinking alcohol for a prolonged period.
This is what happens to your body after all the heavy drinking at Christmas
Dr O'Brien is extensively quoted on the physical drawbacks of drinking alcohol.
Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant HepatologistUniversity College London and The Royal Free Hospitals
United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals1994
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