19 episodes

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a rare disease that affects the bile ducts inside and outside of the liver. There is no cure, and no treatments exist to slow the progression of PSC. This podcast, moderated by Niall McKay, explores the latest research and knowledge about PSC: from patient stories, to the latest research updates from PSC experts, to collaborations that are necessary to find better treatments and a cure, this podcast has it all!

PSC Partners Seeking a Cure is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing education and support to PSC patients and caregivers, and raising funds to research causes, treatments and cures for primary sclerosing cholangitis. PSC Partners has awarded $2.6 million in international research grants, has a growing patient registry, and holds annual conferences for patients and caregivers.

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Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a rare disease that affects the bile ducts inside and outside of the liver. There is no cure, and no treatments exist to slow the progression of PSC. This podcast, moderated by Niall McKay, explores the latest research and knowledge about PSC: from patient stories, to the latest research updates from PSC experts, to collaborations that are necessary to find better treatments and a cure, this podcast has it all!

PSC Partners Seeking a Cure is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing education and support to PSC patients and caregivers, and raising funds to research causes, treatments and cures for primary sclerosing cholangitis. PSC Partners has awarded $2.6 million in international research grants, has a growing patient registry, and holds annual conferences for patients and caregivers.

    Living With PSC Episode 19: Pediatric PSC with Cara Mack, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado

    Living With PSC Episode 19: Pediatric PSC with Cara Mack, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado

    In the 19th episode, Host Niall McKay talks with Dr. Cara Mack, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado, about pediatric primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). They discuss treatments being investigated, symptoms, liver transplant, and more.

    • 31 min
    Living With PSC Episode 18: Discussion with Dr. Nathan Baggett, PSCer, Medical Resident, and Multiple Liver Transplant Recipient

    Living With PSC Episode 18: Discussion with Dr. Nathan Baggett, PSCer, Medical Resident, and Multiple Liver Transplant Recipient

    In the 18th episode, Host Niall McKay talks with Dr. Nathan Baggett, medical resident and PSCer who has undergone multiple liver transplants.

    “I never wanted PSC to put limits on how I live my life," says Dr. Baggett.

    • 37 min
    Living With PSC Episode 17: Dr. John Eaton, Current and Future Prospects in PSC Treatment and Research

    Living With PSC Episode 17: Dr. John Eaton, Current and Future Prospects in PSC Treatment and Research

    In the 17th episode, Host Niall McKay talks with Dr. John Eaton, MD, transplant hepatologist and gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, about the future with regards to discovering new treatments and, eventually, a cure for PSC.

    “I am more optimistic than I have ever been about the future prospects of caring for people with PSC,” states Dr. Eaton.

    • 23 min
    Living With PSC Episode 16: PSC Patient Dr. Jerome Schofferman, Ins & Outs of PSC

    Living With PSC Episode 16: PSC Patient Dr. Jerome Schofferman, Ins & Outs of PSC

    In the 16th episode of Living with PSC, Niall McKay talks with Dr. Jerome Schofferman, MD, about his dual role as PSC patient and physician and what it has taught him about living with a chronic illness, treating patients, and including caregivers in the process.

    Dr. Schofferman, MD., is a retired Internist and Pain Medicine Specialist from Sausalito, CA. 

    • 27 min
    Dr. Christopher Bowlus, Drug and Clinical Development for PSC Treatment

    Dr. Christopher Bowlus, Drug and Clinical Development for PSC Treatment

    In the 15th episode of Living with PSC, Media Producer Niall McKay talks with Dr. Christopher Bowlus, division chief of gastroenterology & hepatology and professor at UC Davis, about drug and clinical development in the search for treatments and a cure for primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC).

    • 29 min
    Living With PSC Episode 14 - Dr. James Tabibian, Vancomycin as a treatment for PSC

    Living With PSC Episode 14 - Dr. James Tabibian, Vancomycin as a treatment for PSC

    In the 14th episode of Living with PSC, Media Producer Niall McKay has a conversation with Dr. James Tabibian, a gastroenterologist and director of endoscopy and resident research director at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, about the possible use of Vancomycin as a treatment for primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC).

    • 27 min

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