Resource Hub

Welcome to the Canadian Liver Foundation’s Resource Hub! Here you will find liver disease articles, blog posts, webinars, educational videos, and more! Filter by topic, resource type, or key word search.

*Be sure to check back often as new and/or revised resources will be uploaded on a regular basis.  

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Naglaa Shoukry

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Naglaa Shoukry

Dr. Naglaa Shoukry is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Montreal and University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM). She is also the Director of the Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CanHepC).

CLF + CASL Ask the Experts Webinar - Cirrhosis

CLF + CASL “Ask the Experts” Webinar – Cirrhosis

Doctors Puneeta Tandon and Amine Benmassaoud answer our audience’s most pressing cirrhosis questions, including diagnosis, management, and treatment. This webinar was hosted in partnership with the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver.

COVID-19 Misinformation

In this video, Dr. Hussaini discusses some of the misinformation that is being circulated about COVID-19.

Tylenol and Advil: How These Relate to COVID-19

There have been reports that ibuprofen may worsen COVID-19. In this video, Dr. Trana Hussaini discusses both Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil (ibuprofen) and their relationship to COVID-19 and overall health.

COVID-19 and Liver Disease

In this video, Dr. Eric Yoshida answers various questions from liver disease patients about COVID-19, including whether they will be more severely impacted than others, if they should continue to see their hepatologist as usual, and when they should go to the hospital.

Meet the Researcher Dr. Andrew Mason

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Andrew Mason

For our most recent Meet the Researcher video, we are pleased to introduce you to Dr. Andrew Mason. Dr. Mason is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Alberta, where he is Director of the Applied Genomics Core and Director of Research for the Division of Gastroenterology.

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Lori West

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Lori West

Today we’re excited to share the first in a new series of videos we’re calling our Meet the Researcher Series. We’re pleased to introduce our first researcher, Dr. Lori West. Dr. West is the Founding Scientific Director of the CDTRP – Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program.

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Giada Sebastiani

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Giada Sebastiani

As we marked International NASH Day on June 10, we are pleased to share our latest in our Meet the Researcher series with Dr. Giada Sebastiani, one of the founders and members of the Canadian NASH Network (CanNASH).

Meet the Researcher Ms. Amber Hager

Meet the Researcher: Ms. Amber Hager

In our latest installment of Meet the Researcher, we connected with Ms. Amber Hager to hear how her current research project is improving outcomes and quality of life for children receiving liver transplants.

A couple walks holding hands in the fall

Six Ways to a Happy Liver

We’re often asked about what causes liver disease. The truth is, liver disease is not caused by a single factor, nor is it discriminatory. The diverse causes of liver disease range from inherited diseases (e.g., hemochromatosis, a common disease of iron overload) to autoimmune causes (e.g., autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary

Woman laying in a hospital bed looking at the camera

Meet Julia, One of Canada’s Living Liver Donors

Ahead of National Organ and Tissue Donation Week (April 24 to 30, 2022), we spoke to Julia, a 24-year-old organ donor from Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), to learn more about what it takes to be a living liver donor.

A man and a woman with her hand on his shoulder smiling at the camera

One in a Million – Gonzalo & Manon Fiallos

Gonzalo Fiallos lived a busy life, and admittedly, didn’t take the best care of himself. An extremely heavy drinker, in 2017, Gonzalo started feeling unwell and not his typical self. His health was in a steady decline: he started to gain a lot of weight in his stomach area that

Baby Lillian in mother's arms

Little Warrior: Lillian, Arlene and Tony Bhathal

On November 8, 2010, Arlene and Tony Bhathal welcomed their second child, Lillian. Three weeks postpartum, Lillian’s eyes began to turn yellow and after a visit to the clinic, the pediatrician determined that she was likely suffering from breast milk jaundice. Arlene and Tony immediately switched Lillian over to formula,

Portrait de Celina

Butterfly Dancing Woman – Celina Thibault

Celina Thibault has been a volunteer with the Calgary Chapter of the Canadian Liver Foundation for more than 15 years when her journey with liver health began. In 2004, Celina was diagnosed with Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC), but the trek to her diagnosis was a challenging one.

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