AASLD Foundation Awardee Spotlight

With support from generous donors, AASLD Foundation proudly invests in innovative hepatology research and in the people who study and treat liver diseases. At the core of our work are the talented researchers and clinicians who work tirelessly to find better treatments and more cures for liver diseases. Read more about our researchers and learn more about our funding programs 

Karn Wijarnpreecha, MD, MPHKarn Wijarnpreecha, MD


Advanced Transplant/Hepatology Fellow Award, 2021 

Emerging Liver Scholar, 2016


"I can’t get to this stage of my career without ELS program and AASLD Foundation. I will continue support AASLD Foundation to pass this opportunity to other young scientist physicians." 


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AASLD Foundation Gupta Family Pilot Research Award in PSC, 2020

AASLD Foundation Pinnacle Research Award in Liver Disease, 2017


"AASLD Foundation's unparalleled commitment to funding the future of hepatology has made it possible for me to further my research in Autoimmune Liver Diseases, and has facilitated my career in a profound way."