Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)

Welcome to the online home of the Chris M. Carlos and Catherine Nicole Jockisch Carlos Endowment for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC). Thanks to support provided by this endowment, dedicated Mayo Clinic investigators and their teams are making strides to better understand and treat PSC patients, with the ultimate goal of developing a cure for this disease.

Follow the PSC page and stay up-to-date as we post news about advances in PSC research, clinical trials, and available resources.

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Jan 14, 2019

PSC Investigator Profile: Dr. Gary Miller

By Ethan McConkey, Moderator @ethanmcconkey
Mayo Clinic is at the forefront of research designed to uncover the environment’s role in PSC, thanks to a unique collaboration with Gary Miller, PhD, a toxicologist and Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Vice Dean, Research Strategy and Innovation, at Columbia University. Dr. Miller’s interest in figuring [...]
PSC Investigator Profile: Dr. Gary Miller
Dec 31, 2018

Happy New Year!

By Ethan McConkey, Moderator @ethanmcconkey
This past year, our PSC team accomplished several important milestones that make us proud: We received an NIDDK award to study the pathogenesis and outcomes of PSC for the next five years, launched our PSC blog via Mayo Clinic Connect, and published several seminal papers to improve the knowledge [...]
Happy New Year!
Dec 17, 2018

Dr. Angela Cheung presents to AASLD

By Angela Cheung, M.D. @acheung
Human environmental exposures and corresponding metabolic responses are highly variable, and may contribute to disease in genetically susceptible individuals. Recently, ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS) has allowed precise detection of over 50,000 signals, revolutionizing the ability to measure biologic responses (metabolomics) to cumulative exposures such as environmental toxicants, diet, [...]
Dr. Angela Cheung presents to AASLD
Dec 3, 2018

My journey with PSC: Nicole Jockisch Carlos

By Ethan McConkey, Moderator @ethanmcconkey
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) often strikes without a patient noticing any symptoms or signs of disease. For Nicole Jockisch Carlos, an Atlanta resident, this was the case. Bloodwork ordered by her doctor in advance of a fitness competition revealed elevated liver enzymes. Although Carlos shared with her doctor [...]
My journey with PSC: Nicole Jockisch Carlos
Nov 19, 2018

PSC Physician Scientist Profile: Dr. Nicholas LaRusso

By Nicholas F. LaRusso, M.D. @nicholasfla
When Dr. Nicholas LaRusso arrived at Mayo Clinic for a three-month elective during his fourth year of medical school, he knew where he wanted to be. “Mayo Clinic was like the Emerald City. While I loved my training in New York where I worked at one of the [...]
PSC Physician Scientist Profile: Dr. Nicholas LaRusso

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