Joel Lavine

Joel Lavine

Professor of Pediatrics (tenured) Columbia University

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Joel Lavine's work has centered on a variety of topics, including finding and understanding underlying biological processes and disorders that impact children and need the application of basic science, engineering, computers, and diagnostic instruments to properly address. His study spans a wide variety of domains, allowing him to be a trailblazer in a surprising number of areas.

For example, throughout the past two decades, he has worked to combine pediatrics, internal medicine, pathology, and radiology together to assist children and adults with obesity. Identifying different treatment strategies that may assist obese individuals better understand their body and the influence that obesity has on them is one of these subjects. This study spans just 20 years of his illustrious and illustrious career.

Natural history, genetics, biomarker creation, and therapy of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, are among his key research interests. Few individuals realize how serious this ailment is and how harmful it is to the body. Around 25% of all individuals in the United States have this disorder, which may lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer, and other problems.

Joel Lavine, MD, has had a lengthy career filled with several achievements that illustrate his abilities and significance in his area. He has primarily concentrated on clinical research, clinical treatment, teaching, and program management as an academic physician-scientist. Understanding his continuous career may act as motivation for persons of all ages who are seeking to get into this industry.