The Westmead Institute’s Storr Liver Centre aims to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms that drive liver diseases and liver cancer, with the ultimate goal of developing effective preventive strategies or treatments that cure the disease.

Diseases we research

  • Liver cancer
  • Viral hepatitis (B and C)
  • Metabolic liver disease

Our research themes include:

We study all aspects of liver disease. Our basic, translational and clinical research covers a range of themes including liver cancer, metabolic liver disease, genetics of liver disease, viral hepatitis, liver immunology, liver injury and fibrosis, drug metabolism and disposition.

We also investigate the bioinformatics of human liver and metabolic diseases, natural history and outcomes of liver disease, and conducts clinical trials for the treatment of viral hepatitis, metabolic liver disease and liver cancer.