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We are the only national organization dedicated to the liver and liver disease, with experts available to media for questions seven days a week. If you are a member of a news or media organization, please contact Stacey Harris at our media relations desk:

By phone: (917) 697-7746
By e-mail: sharris@liverfoundation.org


ALF Announcements/Media


AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION SUPPORTS RECOMMENDATIONS FROM USPSTF AND HEPATITIS B SCREENING

ALF Hails Promise of Cure Signaled by FDA Approval of New Hepatitis C Treatments

Posted on December 10th 2013


Treatments With Few Serious Side Effects Strengthen Case for Increased Screening, Which Could Save Many Lives

Love Your Liver Infographic
Posted on October 17th 2013
The costs of liver disease are staggering. Read more below:

Raising Awareness for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
Posted on June 16th 2013
We're focusing our efforts for June on raising awareness about the dangers and prevalence of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Check our new infographic below, which features important highlights of the disease. For more information, please visit our NAFLD Disease Information Page.

LIVEr Champion: Lindsey Boynton
Posted on May 22nd 2013
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, and in honor of this very important month, the American Liver Foundation would like to share a story of survival, courage, and overcoming obstacles.

Ryan Agnew – Liver Transplant Recipient
Posted on April 14th 2013
April is Donor Awareness Month and, in honor of this very special month, the American Liver Foundation would like to share a story of hope, survival and the ultimate gift of life.

Just an Ordinary Guy?
Posted on April 7th 2013
This Boston Globe story may be about an ordinary guy, but read about how he raised $1 million for the American Liver Foundation and his buddy Zac.

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ALF in the News


The New York Times- 2/24/14

Hillel Tobias, MD, PhD, co-chair of ALF’s national medical advisory committee and a member of the national board of directors, discussed the progress in hepatitis treatment in the February 24, 2014 edition of The New York Times, Personal Health column of the Science Times section. The article also profiled his patient, who is responding dramatically to new treatments, as well as another ALF patient advocate who shared his experiences. Dr. Tobias is a clinical professor in the Department of Gastroenterology at NYU Langone Medical Center.


Huffington Post Canada- 2/18/24

Nancy Reau, MD, co-chair of ALF’s national medical advisory committee and a member of the national board of directors, offered New Year’s tips on how to keep your liver healthy. Dr. Reau is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Chicago.


FoxNews Online- 2/16/14

Nikolaos Pyrsopolous, MD, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology and medical director of liver transplantation at Rutgers University, dispelled the myths and provided the facts about the public’s risk for liver disease, including viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease and cirrhosis. The segment airs on foxnews.com. Dr. Pyrsopolous is a member of ALF’s Greater New York Division medical advisory committee.


EverydayHealth.com- 02/14

Tom Nealon, ALF’s national board chair, was profiled about his work at the American Liver Foundation and promising new treatments for hep C patients.