The background image is A patient walks on a treadmill wearing a face mask in the lab of Dr. Jonathan Stine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Stine and exercise physiologist Brei Hummer are watching the patient.
Advancing care for liver disease through research
The laboratory of Dr. Jonathan Stine at Penn State College of Medicine seeks to improve outcomes for people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer, liver disease-related coagulation disorders and other liver conditions. Stine is an internationally recognized liver expert who leads a multidisciplinary team that includes physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, fellows, residents and medical students engaged in numerous ongoing clinical research studies.
Through Penn State Health Liver Center, patients receive advanced expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex liver disease. Clinical trials and Liver Center collaborations also provide patients with opportunities to help advance research into a variety of liver conditions.
About the Stine lab's work
The lab of Dr. Jonathan Stine at Penn State Health Liver Center and Penn State College of Medicine is leading a number of studies seeking to improve outcomes for people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer, liver disease-related coagulation disorders and other liver conditions.
The Stine lab provides a wide range of opportunities for medical students, residents and fellows to gain hands-on experience and a greater understanding of research in the field of hepatology.
Those involved with the Stine lab have the opportunity to work directly with research participants by overseeing many tests and procedures and collecting data from a multitude of studies.
Physicians and other mentees who have worked in the lab have gone on to serve in labs and become faculty at many top universities, including Penn State.
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News from the Stine lab and Liver Center
Principal investigator: Jonathan Stine, MD, MSc, FACP
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Member, Penn State Cancer Institute (Cancer Control Program)
Penn State College of Medicine
In addition to his scholarly work, Stine is a transplant hepatologist at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and research director for Penn State Health Liver Center. He is also a core faculty member of The ONE Group (Oncology – Nutrition – Exercise).
The background image is Four team members from Penn State Health Liver Center are pictured sitting in the abc27 television station studio. From left they are Brei Hummer, exercise physiologist; Thomas Riley, study physician; Jonathan Stine, study physician; and Gloriany Rivas, clinical research coordinator.