Meet the Researcher with Dr. Binita Kamath
In our latest installment of Meet the Researcher, we connected with Dr. Binita Kamath to learn more about the importance of dedicated research and clinical trials for paediatric liver disease. Dr. Kamath also shares how her current research project is increasing knowledge of Alagille syndrome around the world and improving outcomes and quality of life for children diagnosed with this rare liver disease.
Dr. Kamath is a Hepatologist, Clinician-Investigator and Interim Division Head at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, and a professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. She was educated at Cambridge University in England and trained a several London, England hospitals, including Kings College Hospital. In 2000, she moved to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where she completed her fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Her clinical and research interests lie in paediatric liver disease.
Watch the video to learn more about Dr. Kamath’s latest clinical research effort – the development of a global database of Alagille syndrome patients.
Our Meet the Researcher series aims to connect you, our community, with the actual people conducting life-saving research in the liver disease space. Donations made to the Canadian Liver Foundation help to fund this important research, helping to advance prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and even cures.
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