Evidence of Toxicant-associated Fatty Liver Disease in WTC Responders

Project Number
1 U01 OH012263-01
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Fiscal Year Awarded
Project Duration
3 year


This project will use our newly-developed and novel diagnostic tools [computer tomography (CT)-based and electronic health record (EHR)-based] to identify members of the World Trade Center (WTC) General Responder Cohort (GRC) who have evidence of toxicant-associated fatty liver disease (TAFLD) and liver cancer. The findings will provide unprecedented detail about these occupational liver diseases, helping to inform public policy. A WTC Liver Disease registry will be established to collect data about the impact of liver disease on quality of life and other valuable information.


Study Design: Case-Control


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Principal Investigator: Andrea Branch, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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