Department of Pathology, Beaujon Hospital and Liver Physiopathology Research Unit (CNRS UMR 8149), University Paris 5

The Department of Pathology of Beaujon Hospital has a long time experience on liver biopsy specifically in chronic viral hepatitis. Members of the department participate to several national and international clinical trials as central pathologists. The Pathology laboratory works in close coordination with the CNRS 8149 Research Unit and is the leader of several multicentric research projects on liver fibrogenesis and carcinogenesis. The group has a recognized expertise in molecular pathology.



Prof. Pierre Bedossa is the chairman of the pathology department and director of the liver physiopathology research unit (CNRS 8149). He is the leader of the METAVIR group that developed an internationally validated classification of chronic viral hepatitis. He is central pathologist for international clinical trials including EPIC3.


Role in the collaboration

Expertise in pathology.


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