News Archive January 2018

25 Jan 2018

PSC Support UK PSC logosWe are delighted to announce that we have awarded £15,000 to support Dr Palak Trivedi's work at the University of Birmingham investigating VAP-1 in primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC): Validating the Prognostic Utility of Vascular Adhesion Protein 1 in Primary ScleRosing Cholangitis: The VAPoR Study

25 Jan 2018

Congratulations to Dr Palak Trivedi for being awarded a grant by Dr. Falk Pharma and the Core Charity to fund his study: 'Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Care Delivery Following Liver Transplantation for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)'.

The study will be the the first nationwide audit of IBD care delivery in the transplanted PSC population and aims to provide an evidence-based framework which could be used to improve therapeutic decision-making in this difficult-to-treat group of patients.

24 Jan 2018

Elena Marcus is making superb progress in developing quality of life questionnaire for people with PSC, using rigorous and thorough methodology to ensure that her output is of the highest quality. Here is an update from Elena, recorded at our November 2017 London meeting at the Royal Free Hospital, London. If you are interested in taking part in this study, Elena is still recruiting, and is particularly interested in talking to people with experience of waiting for transplant or cancer. 


9 Jan 2018

Single cell transcript analysis of liver infiltrating lymphocytes in primary sclerosing cholangitis by fine needle aspiration of the liver.

We are delighted to announce that PSC Support has awarded funding of £20,000 to the University of Oxford to Dr Kate Williamson's cutting edge research to characterise the subtypes and function of liver immune cells in PSC/UC as compared with controls using single cell technology.