Professor Alastair O'Brien is available for video consultations.
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Alastair O’Brien is a Professor of Hepatology at University College London and The Royal Free Hospitals. He runs a successful research group focused on infection and immune dysfunction in liver disease.
His work has been published in the most prestigious medical Journals such as The Lancet, The New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Medicine, Hepatology and Gastroenterology.
He currently holds approximately £4m in grant funding from the Wellcome Trust, The Medical Research Council and National Institute for Health Research. He is able to combine clinical excellence with running a laboratory research group and a clinical trial team.
He is the chief investigator for the ATTIRE trial (Albumin To prevenT Infection in chronic liveR failurE) which recently completed and is the largest trial in advanced liver disease worldwide over the last 5 years. The results will be published in 2020.
His team has just started another large scale trial of antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent infection in patients with cirrhosis.
He is also the associate editor for the British Medical Journal open Gastroenterology and has written the hepatology chapter for the best-selling medical textbook Kumar and Clarke’s Clinical Medicine, 9 and 10th Edition and joint-authored the prize-winning Kumar and Clarke’s Clinical Medicine handbook.
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.
- Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Hepatologist
University College London and The Royal Free Hospitals
- United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals 1994
Dr O’Brien is a fitness fanatic but most of all enjoys spending time with his wife and two gorgeous children.
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