Molecular pathology and clinical aspects of alcohol-induced tissue injury

Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2002 Jan;26(1):120-8.


Proceedings of a symposium at the 2001 RSA Meeting in Montreal, Canada; organized and co-chaired by Patricia E. Molina and Manuela Neuman. The presentations were (1) Mechanisms of alcohol-induced cell injury by Craig McClain; (2) Cytokines in alcoholic steatohepatitis and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis by Manuela Neuman; (3) Combination of alcohol and hepatitis C virus and liver injury by Dominique Valla; (4) Chronic ethanol exposure potentiates lipopolysaccharide liver injury, despite inhibiting Jun N-Terminal kinase and caspase 3 activation by Anna Mae Diehl; (5) Glutathione homeostasis in alcoholism: Role in alveolar epithelial barrier and lung injury by David M. Guidot; (6) Metabolic and inflammatory contribution of alcohol to trauma-induced tissue injury by Patricia E. Molina; (7) Growth factor and protein synthesis dysregulation: Role in alcoholic myopathy by Charles H. Lang.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Alcohol-Induced Disorders / metabolism
  • Alcohol-Induced Disorders / pathology*
  • Animals
  • Central Nervous System Depressants / toxicity*
  • Ethanol / toxicity*
  • Humans
  • Liver Diseases, Alcoholic / metabolism
  • Liver Diseases, Alcoholic / pathology


  • Central Nervous System Depressants
  • Ethanol