Bile Acids Are Not Just for Digestion – Professors Phillip Hylemon and Huiping Zhou, Virginia Commonwealth University

Dec 19, 2018 | biology, health and medicine

Over the last two decades, bile acids have gone from being thought of as mere helpers during digestion of fats and fat-soluble vitamins, to crucial players in the signalling pathways operating in the liver. Professor Phillip Hylemon and Professor Huiping Zhou, from the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, lead two of the main research groups worldwide trying to unveil these pathways and the repercussions of these in terms of disease.