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Michael Fried, M.D.

Dr. Fried is Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Hepatology in the Division of Digestive Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse where he also completed a fellowship in gastroenterology. He served for three years as Medical Staff Fellow in the Liver Diseases Section at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Fried's clinical responsibilities and research activities have focused on the diagnosis and management of patients with chronic viral hepatitis. He is the principal investigator on numerous studies evaluating novel antiviral agents for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C. He is the primary author or co-author on over 40 original publications, reviews and book chapters concentrated in the field of viral hepatitis.

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