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Marialena Mouzaki, MD, MSc

  • Medical Director, Advanced Nutrition Services
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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Non-Invasive Approaches to Estimate Liver Steatosis and Stiffness in Children with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Yodoshi, T; Orkin, S; Trout, AT; Arce-Clachar, AC; Bramlage, K; Liu, C; Fei, L; Dillman, JR; Xanthakos, SA; Mouzaki, M. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2021.

Sarcopenia is highly prevalent in children with autoimmune liver diseases and is linked to visceral fat and parent-perceived general health. Amevor, AA; Yodoshi, T; Trout, AT; Dillman, JR; Singh, R; Jarvis, R; Fei, L; Liu, C; Taylor, A; Miethke, A; et al. Liver International. 2021.

Impedance-based measures of muscle mass can be used to predict severity of hepatic steatosis in pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Yodoshi, T; Orkin, S; Romantic, E; Hitchcock, K; Clachar, AC A; Bramlage, K; Sun, Q; Fei, L; Trout, AT; Xanthakos, SA; et al. Nutrition. 2021; 91-92.

Stratification by obesity class, rather than age, can identify a higher percent of children at risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic dysfunction. Radulescu, A; Dugan, AJ; Killian, M; Attia, SL; Mouzaki, M; Fuchs, GJ; Kohli, R; Bada, H; Kern, PA; Softic, S. Pediatric obesity. 2021.

Standardized Feeding Protocol Improves Delivery and Acceptance of Enteral Nutrition in Children Immediately After Liver Transplantation. Miserachs, M; Kean, P; Tuira, L; Al Nasser, Y; De Angelis, M; Van Roestel, K; Ghanekar, A; Cattral, M; Mouzaki, M; Ng, VL; et al. Liver Transplantation and Surgery. 2021; 27:1443-1453.

50 Years Ago in TheJournalofPediatrics: MCTs: Are They what We want Them to Be?. Ali, F; Mouzaki, M. Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 236.

Microbiota-Driven Activation of Intrahepatic B Cells Aggravates NASH Through Innate and Adaptive Signaling. Barrow, F; Khan, S; Fredrickson, G; Wang, H; Dietsche, K; Parthiban, P; Robert, S; Kaiser, T; Winer, S; Herman, A; et al. Hepatology. 2021; 74:704-722.

Hepatic Steatosis in Infancy: The Beginning of Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?. McNelis, K; Yodoshi, T; Divanovic, S; Gandhi, C; Kim, JH; Anton, CG; Trout, AT; Mouzaki, M. 2021; 2.

Under-reporting of Hepatic Steatosis in Children: A Missed Opportunity for Early Detection. Okura, H; Yodoshi, T; Thapaliya, S; Trout, AT; Mouzaki, M. Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 234:92-98.e2.

Glycogenosis is common in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and is independently associated with ballooning, but lower steatosis and lower fibrosis. Allende, DS; Belt, P; Wilson, L; Van Natta, M; Behling, CA; Gill, RM; Kleiner, DE; Yeh, MM; Guy, CD; Garner, D; et al. Liver International. 2021; 41:996-1011.

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