The History of Hepatitis C and New Drugs To Help Treat It
Little was known about hepatitis C when it was first discovered in 1989, but since then strides have been made in the drugs that treat it--some with an over 90% cure rate. But these drugs can be pricey. This hour, we will discuss hepatitis C's history, effects and the future of treating the disease.
- Dr. William Carey, Senior Hepatologist in the Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic
- Dr. Anthony Michaels, Medical Director of Liver Transplantation and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center
This show originally aired on January 20, 2016 at 10 a.m.