Professor of Medicine
Liver disease and transplantation, viral hepatitis - diagnosis, management, experimental therapy
Michael W. Fried, M.D. is Professor of Medicine and Director of Hepatology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Fried has been involved with clinical and laboratory studies of hepatitis C since 1990 when he served for three years as a medical staff fellow in the Liver Diseases Section of the National Institutes of Health. Dr Fried has been the principal investigator on numerous Phase I, II and III clinical trials of various antiviral agents for chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Since his appointment to UNC in 1998, Dr. Fried continues his commitment to the development of new and more effective treatments for these and other chronic liver diseases. Dr. Fried was recently inducted into the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI), an honor society for clinical investigators. He is also a recipient of a career development award from the National Institutes of Health to provide mentorship to young clinical investigators at UNC.