13 January 2021

Recently, Joost Drenth, theme Renal disorders, in cooperation with his colleagues from Amsterdam UMC and Leiden UMC, received a Dutch Digestive Foundation grant (Maag Lever Darm Stichting) of 165K euro for the project proposal “Initiation of a Dutch NAFLD consortium: sharing local expertise in a common mission to improve case finding and care for patients with NAFLD”.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), also known as metabolic (dysfunction) associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD), is excessive fat build-up in the liver without another clear cause such as alcohol use. NAFLD may eventually lead to complications such as cirrhosis, liver cancer, liver failure or cardiovascular disease.

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