Carla Coffin

Associate Professor

Medicine

Full Member

Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

MD, MSc

Memorial University and University of Calgary

FRCPC (Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology)


Contact information

Location

Office : TRW6D21

Research and teaching

Research Activities

Dr. Coffin’s research encompasses bench laboratory work on hepatitis B virus molecular virology, clinical / viral immunology, clinical trials and epidemiological studies.  She is working to establish the Woodchuck Hepatitis Virus Animal Model for Hepatitis B to enhance understanding of natural history, immunopathogenesis, and testing of novel antivirals in hepatitis B.

Research “key words”/areas of focus:

•           Hepatitis B Virus,  Clinical immunology / Molecular Virology

•           Chronic Hepatitis B, Clinical trials and Epidemiological studies

•           Canadian Hepatitis B Network to facilitate national multi-site research studies on hepatitis B (www.canadianHBVnetwork.ca)