MD: Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, 2003.
PhD: Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan, 2008.
Residency: Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY.
Certification: Pediatrics, 2010.
Fellowship: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.
Certification: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 2013.
Fellowship: Advanced/Transplant Hepatology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
Certification: Advanced/Transplant Hepatology.
Pediatric hepatology; pediatric transplant hepatology
Gastroenterology GI, Liver Transplant, Autoimmune Liver Disease, Liver Care, Liver Tumor
Pediatric hepatology; genetic and molecular mechanism of liver development and pathophysiology
Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition
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The Outcome of Patients With Cystic Biliary Atresia With Intact Proximal Hepatic Ducts Following Hepatic-Cyst-Jejunostomy. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2022; 75:131-137.
Biliary Atresia and Other Disorders of the Extrahepatic Bile Ducts. Liver Disease in Children. 2021.
Modeling Human Bile Acid Transport and Synthesis in Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocytes with a Patient-Specific Mutation. Stem Cell Reports. 2021; 16:309-323.
Pathogenesis of biliary atresia: defining biology to understand clinical phenotypes. Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2015; 12:342-352.
Editorial: Infants with cholestasis. Frontiers in Pediatrics. 2023; 11.
Diagnosis and management of glycogen storage disease type IV, including adult polyglucosan body disease: A clinical practice resource. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 2023; 138.
O18: A path forward for patients with glycogen branching enzyme deficiency: Consensus on diagnosing and managing glycogen storage disease type IV*. 2023; 1.
Customized postoperative therapy improves bile drainage in biliary atresia: A single center preliminary report. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2022.
In vivo partial cellular reprogramming enhances liver plasticity and regeneration. Cell Reports. 2022; 39.
Akihiro Asai, MD, PhD, William F. Balistreri, MD ...12/6/2021
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