Nashville, Tennessee 37232


This is a registry of human hepatocytes (liver cells) for research purposes.

Study summary:

Patients scheduled for partial hepatectomy/liver surgery are asked permission to use their discarded liver tissue for purposes of studying: 1. how drugs/medicines affect the liver and 2. the effects of storing liver cells in the cold or freezing.


Inclusion Criteria: - Persons undergoing partial hepatectomy/liver surgery for any reason. Exclusion Criteria: - Persons with known HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV), or hepatitis C virus (HCV) - A diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma without negative serologies - A diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma, where the total bilirubin has ever been greater or equal to 3.0 - The presence of a biliary drainage tube - Active sepsis



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Sunil K Geevarghese, MD, MSCI
Vanderbilt University

Carla M Ramsey, RN, BSN
Phone: 615-936-0834

Backup Contact:

Claudia Medlin
Phone: 615-936-2573

Location Contact:

Nashville, Tennessee 37232
United States

Carla M Ramsey, RN, BSN
Phone: 615-936-0834

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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