Esperance Schaefer, M.D., M.P.H.

Physician Investigator (NonCl)
Gastroenterology, Mass General Research Institute
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
MPH Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons** 2006
antiviral agents; apolipoprotein b-100; bicyclo compounds, heterocyclic; drugs, investigational; hepacivirus; hepatitis c; hepatitis c, chronic; hepatitis, autoimmune; hydroxymethylglutaryl-coa synthase; interleukins; lactones; pyrophosphatases; virus internalization; virus replication Dr. Schaefer's research centers around the role of lipid metabolism during infection with the hepatitis C virus, and the roles of hypoxia (low oxygen levels), lipid metabolism, and small RNA molecules in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver.