Scott L. Friedman, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Scott L. Friedman, MD
Scott L. Friedman, MD

Dr. Friedman's research focuses on the underlying causes of scarring, or fibrosis associated with chronic liver disease. Dr. Friedman was the first to isolate and characterize the hepatic stellate cell, which is the key cell type responsible for scar production in liver.

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  1. Guo J, Loke J, Zheng F, Hong F, Yea S, Fukata M, Tarocchi M, Abar OT, Huang H, Sninsky JJ, Friedman SL. Functional linkage of cirrhosis-predictive single nucleotide polymorphisms of Toll-like receptor 4 to hepatic stellate cell responses. Hepatology. 2009 Mar;49(3):960-8.