In addition to leading a hepatology practice serving over 35,000 patients in the Northern California and Nevada regions, Dr. Gish is actively involved in numerous professional societies, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Society of Transplant Physicians. He is a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.

Dr. Gish received his MD degree from University of Kansas Medical School in 1980. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at UCSD and a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UCLA. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and has the advance Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Liver Transplantation and is a UNOS certified Liver Transplant Physician. He has published more than 500 original articles, review articles, abstracts and book chapters.

About Arrowhead Research Corporation

Arrowhead Research Corporation is a clinical stage targeted therapeutics company with development programs in oncology, obesity, and chronic hepatitis B virus infection. The company is leveraging its platform technologies to design and develop peptide-drug conjugates (PDCs) that specifically home to cell types of interest while sparing off-target tissues, create targeted drugs based on the gene silencing RNA interference (RNAi) mechanism, and work with partners to create improved versions of traditional small molecule drugs.

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