Steven Sok Choi, MBBS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Durham VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, 111e, Gi Clinic, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 286-6945

Hepatic stellate cell biology; Hepatic Fibrogenesis; Liver regeneration

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Gastroenterology, Medicine, Duke University, 2004 - 2007
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 2001 - 2004
  • M.B.B.S., Flinders University, 1999

Publications

Du, K, Hyun, J, Premont, RT, Choi, SS, Michelotti, GA, Swiderska-Syn, M, Dalton, GD, Thelen, E, Rizi, BS, Jung, Y, and Diehl, AM. "Hedgehog-YAP Signaling Pathway Regulates Glutaminolysis to Control Activation of Hepatic Stellate Cells." April 2018.

PMID
29305935
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Ronald, J, Wang, Q, Choi, SS, Suhocki, PV, Hall, MD, Smith, TP, and Kim, CY. "Albumin-bilirubin grade versus MELD score for predicting survival after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) creation." Diagnostic and interventional imaging 99, no. 3 (March 2018): 163-168.

PMID
29154015
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Patel, YA, Gifford, EJ, Glass, LM, McNeil, R, Turner, MJ, Han, B, Provenzale, D, Choi, SS, Moylan, CA, and Hunt, CM. "Risk factors for biopsy-proven advanced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in the Veterans Health Administration." Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 47, no. 2 (January 2018): 268-278.

PMID
29115682
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Kasarala, G, Choi, S, Lopez, K, Britt, RB, Boatright, C, and Tillmann, HL. "Curing hepatitis C virus (HCV) after organ transplantation: Increased risk of rejection following HCV elimination." Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society (October 24, 2017). (Letter)

PMID
29064152
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Patel, YA, Gifford, E, Glass, LM, McNeil, R, Turner, MJ, Han, B, Provenzale, DT, Choi, SS, Moylan, CA, and Hunt, CM. "Diet/exercise programs are used by only one in five severely obese patients with biopsy-defined Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) advanced fibrosis in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)." October 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Chan, AW, Patel, YA, and Choi, S. "Aging of the Liver: What This Means for Patients with HIV." Current HIV/AIDS reports 13, no. 6 (December 2016): 309-317. (Review)

PMID
27557619
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Chan, AW, Bryan, WE, Hashem, MA, Townsend, ML, Wang, LA, Choi, SS, and Naggie, S. "Hepatitis C (HCV) Virologic Outcomes in Veterans taking Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir with Concomitant Acid Suppressing Medication." October 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Michelotti, GA, Tucker, A, Swiderska-Syn, M, Machado, MV, Choi, SS, Kruger, L, Soderblom, E, Thompson, JW, Mayer-Salman, M, Himburg, HA, Moylan, CA, Guy, CD, Garman, KS, Premont, RT, Chute, JP, and Diehl, AM. "Pleiotrophin regulates the ductular reaction by controlling the migration of cells in liver progenitor niches." Gut 65, no. 4 (April 2016): 683-692.

PMID
25596181
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Michelotti, GA, Tucker, A, Swiderska-Syn, M, Machado, MV, Choi, SS, Kruger, L, Soderblom, E, Thompson, JW, Mayer-Salman, M, Himburg, HA, Moylan, CA, Guy, CD, Garman, KS, Premont, RT, Chute, JP, and Diehl, AM. "Pleiotrophin regulates the ductular reaction by controlling the migration of cells in liver progenitor niches." GUT 65, no. 4 (April 2016): 683-692.

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Coombes, JD, Choi, SS, Swiderska-Syn, M, Manka, P, Reid, DT, Palma, E, Briones-Orta, MA, Xie, G, Younis, R, Kitamura, N, Della Peruta, M, Bitencourt, S, Dollé, L, Oo, YH, Mi, Z, Kuo, PC, Williams, R, Chokshi, S, Canbay, A, Claridge, LC, Eksteen, B, Diehl, AM, and Syn, W-K. "Osteopontin is a proximal effector of leptin-mediated non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) fibrosis." Biochimica et biophysica acta 1862, no. 1 (January 2016): 135-144.

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26529285
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