Fatty Liver Disease

New Approach to Treat Alcoholic Liver Disease Identified

September 14, 2015

A study by Zhanxiang Zhou, PhD, co-director of the UNC Greensboro Center for Translational Biomedical Research,  found evidence of a pharmacological approach that in animal models reversed some of the effects of alcoholic liver disease. It’s sweet. It’s bitter. It’s tangy and even tart. The tastes and types of alcohol seem endless. Despite the variety, alcohol […]

Niacin Supplementation Shown to Reverse Fatty Liver Disease

August 28, 2014

Zhanxiang Zhou, PhD, with the UNC Greensboro Center for Translational Biomedical Research at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, published new findings in the July 2014 edition of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research that established a connection between niacin supplementation and lowering lipid levels in the liver. Zhou researches the pathology of and potential treatments […]

Zinc A Potential Treatment for Alcohol-Induced Fatty Liver Disease

December 06, 2012

  While visiting former college classmates in China, Zhanxiang Zhou, PhD, learned that several of them suffered from alcohol-induced fatty liver disease (FLD). Zhou, who is co-director of the UNC Greensboro Center for Translational Biomedical Research at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC), is an expert on the disease. During his visit, Zhou counseled his […]