Q&A With Helmut Seitz From University of Heidelberg: What Mechanisms Trigger Alcohol Liver Disease?

Researchers recently explored the mystery of what mechanisms cause alcohol liver disease, highlighting genetics -- particularly the molecule cytochrome P452.

Helmut Seitz, MD, professor of Medicine and director of the Center of Alcohol Research, Liver Disease and Nutrition at Salem Medical Center, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany explored the mystery of what mechanisms cause alcohol liver disease, highlighting genetics -- particularly the molecule cytochrome P452.

Seitz shared the results of their research during the European Association for the Study of the Liver's 50th Annual International Liver Conference in Vienna.