Research

The MLF engages in research as part of its work to find answers to the riddles of liver disease. Research activity falls into two broad categories:

 

Basic Research

This aims to answer questions such as:

  • Which test is best for detecting viral load in hepatitis?
  • Which specific types of hepatitis are most common in Malaysia?
  • Does viral genotype have a role in predicting response to treatment in Malaysians?

 

Outcomes Research

This type of research seeks to answer questions such as:

  • Which treatments achieve the best results in the local population?
  • Which approach to treatment is the best value for money?
  • Etc...

 

Recent Local Research on Hepatitis Includes:

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