Surgery Websites
Transplant Surgery »  Meet the Team »  Hepatology »  Norah A. Terrault, M.D., M.P.H.
Norah A. Terrault, M.D., M.P.H.

Norah A. Terrault, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Clinical Medicine & Surgery
Departments of Medicine & Surgery
Director of Viral Hepatitis Research in Liver Transplantation

Contact Information

Academic Office
Division of Gastroenterology
513 Parnassus Avenue, Room S-357
San Francisco, CA 94143-0358
Phone: (415) 476-2227
415-476-0659
norah.terrault@ucsf.edu
 
Open Popup
  • 1985 B.MSc., University of Alberta
  • 1987 M.D., University of Alberta
  • 1997 M.P.H. University of California, Berkeley
  • 1987-88 Internship, University of Toronto
  • 1988-91 Internal Medicine, University of Toronto
  • 1991-93 Gastroenterology, University of Toronto
  • 1994-95 Clinical Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto

  • 1995-97 Research Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology, UCSF Medical Center

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • UCSF Liver Center
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Benign Liver Tumors
  • Cirrhosis
  • Fulminant Hepatic Failure
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancer)
  • Live Donor Liver Transplantation
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Hepatitis B virus (HBV)
  • Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
  • Liver Injury and Repair

Dr. Norah Terrault is a hepatologist or liver specialist who is recognized internationally for the treatment of viral hepatitis and liver transplantation. Her research includes the study of viral hepatitis and its progression and treatment, especially in liver transplant patients. Her research includes several clinical trials related to preventing and treating chronic hepatitis C and B. Her studies in this area have been presented to the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the leading organization for research in liver disease.

Terrault completed medical training at the University of Alberta and specialty medical training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Toronto, both in Canada. Her post-doctoral fellowship in hepatology and viral hepatitis was completed at the University of California, San Francisco while earning a concurrent master's degree in public health from the University of California at Berkeley. She joined the medical staff at UCSF Medical Center in 1997.

My research focuses on the natural history and treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV), particularly in special populations, including those undergoing liver transplantation. Work in progress addresses the natural history of post-transplant disease and specific therapies to prevent infection or modify HCV and HBV disease progression and loss of grafts from recurrent disease.

Our virological analyses are focused on characterization of viral mutations that occur in liver transplant recipients receiving antiviral therapies and assessment of the effect of these variant viruses on the natural history and severity of disease post-transplantation. Knowledge of these factors may allow improved organ allocation by identifying subsets of patients with HCV recurrence in liver grafts who would be favorable or unfavorable candidates for retransplantation. 

Most recent publications from a total of 262
  1. Stephens D, Leston J, Terrault NA, Gailloux K, Mera J, Essex W, Reilley B. An Evaluation of Hepatitis C Virus Telehealth Services Serving Tribal Communities: Patterns of Usage, Evolving Needs, and Barriers. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2019 Sep/Oct; 25 Suppl 5, Tribal Epidemiology Centers: Advancing Public Health in Indian Country for Over 20 Years:S97-S100. View in PubMed
  2. Zhou K, Terrault NA. Gaps in Viral Hepatitis Awareness in the United States in a Population-based Study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jun 04. View in PubMed
  3. Brandman D, Terrault NA. Alcohol use in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver: a tangled web of causality. Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2019 Jun; 8(3):277-279. View in PubMed
  4. Kushner T, Tholey D, Dodge J, Saberi B, Schiano T, Terrault N. Outcomes of liver transplantation for acute fatty liver disease of pregnancy. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jul; 19(7):2101-2107. View in PubMed
  5. Giard JM, Dodge JL, Terrault N. Superior Wait-List Outcomes in Patients with Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease Compared to Other Indications for Liver Transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2019 May 07. View in PubMed
  6. Bzowej NH, Tran TT, Li R, Belle SH, Smith CI, Khalili M, Chung R, Tsai N, Terrault N. Total Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) Flares in Pregnant North American Women With Chronic Hepatitis B Infection: Results From a Prospective Observational Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 May 01. View in PubMed
  7. Sarkar M, VanWagner LB, Terry JG, Carr JJ, Rinella M, Schreiner PJ, Lewis CE, Terrault N. Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin Levels in Young Men Are Associated With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Midlife. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 May; 114(5):758-763. View in PubMed
  8. Chang KM, Traum D, Park JJ, Ho S, Ojiro K, Wong DK, Wahed AS, Terrault NA, Khalili M, Sterling RK, Janssen HLA, Shuhart MC, Lau DT, Roberts LR, Johnson GS, Kaplan DE, Betts MR, Lee WM, Lok ASF. Distinct phenotype and function of circulating Vd1+ and Vd2+ ?dT-cells in acute and chronic hepatitis B. PLoS Pathog. 2019 Apr; 15(4):e1007715. View in PubMed
  9. Lee BP, Samur S, Dalgic OO, Bethea ED, Lucey MR, Weinberg E, Hsu C, Rinella ME, Im GY, Fix OK, Therapondos G, Han H, Victor DW, Voigt MD, Eswaran S, Terrault NA, Chhatwal J. Model to Calculate Harms and Benefits of Early vs Delayed Liver Transplantation for Patients with Alcohol-Associated Hepatitis. Gastroenterology. 2019 Apr 15. View in PubMed
  10. Di Bisceglie AM, King WC, Lisker-Melman M, Khalili M, Belle SH, Feld JJ, Ghany MG, Janssen HLA, Lau D, Lee WM, Ling SC, Cooper S, Rosenthal P, Schwarz KB, Sterling RK, Teckman JH, Terrault N. Age, race and viral genotype are associated with the prevalence of hepatitis B e antigen in children and adults with chronic hepatitis B. J Viral Hepat. 2019 Jul; 26(7):856-865. View in PubMed
  11. View All Publications
Publications provided by UCSF Profiles, powered by CTSI at UCSF. View profile of Norah A. Terrault, M.D., M.P.H.
Please note: UCSF Profiles publications are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact CTSI for help.

 

Site Directory
    X