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The Overlooked Liver with Dean Yimlamai, MD, PhD; “That’s Pediatrics” Podcast Episode

August 23, 2019

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh has launched a new medical podcast series for physicians, scientists and other health care professionals featuring the hospital’s leading researchers and clinicians. Episodes of “That’s Pediatrics” will include compelling interviews with scientists at UPMC Children’s Hospital who are performing innovative basic, translational, and clinical research.

In this new episode, Dean Yimlamai, MD, PhD, discusses “The Overlooked Liver”. Dr. Yimlamai is a physician-scientist at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and is trained as a clinical gastroenterologist. He specializes in gastroenterology with an interest in pediatric liver diseases and liver tumors. His research group uses mouse models to understand the fundamental mechanisms of liver growth during development, its restoration from injury, and changes that lead to cancer. His group specializes in the Hippo Signaling Pathway, a recently recognized signaling pathway that controls organ growth and regeneration.

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