Avlin Barlow Imaeda MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Fellowship Program Director

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases

Research Interests

Protective effects of low dose aspirin in liver disease; Patient preferences and barriers to patients seeking colonoscopic screening more...


  • B.S., Worcester Polytech Institute, 1990
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 1996
  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2000

Selected Publications

  • Imaeda, A., Sutterwala, F., Watanabe, A., Mahmood, S., Sohail, M., Flavell, R., Mehal, W. (2007, manuscript submitted) Acetaminophen induced hepatotoxicity is dependent on the NALP3 inflammasome and can be inhibited by aspirin.
  • Longacre, A., Imaeda, A., Garcia-Tsao, G., Fraenkel, L. (2007) A pilot project examining the predicted preferences of patients an dphysicians in the primary prophylaxis of variceal hemorrhage. Hepatology (published online Oct 12).
  • Rodes, J., Benhamou, J-P., Blei, A., Reichen, J., Rizzetto, M. ed Textbook of Hepatology. Blackwell Publishing (2007). “Chap 2.7.3 Antibody Production and Transport in the Liver.” Imaeda, A, Mehal, W. pp325-332.



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