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

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Gastroenterology, Mass General Research Institute
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Assistant In Medicine
Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MPH Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons** 2006
M.D., M.P.H. Columbia University College of Physicians & 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.