Committed to Research

Storr Liver Unit

The Westmead Institute’s Storr Liver Centre aims to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms that drive liver diseases and liver cancer, with the ultimate goal of developing effective preventive strategies or treatments that cure the disease.

Diseases we research
  • Liver cancer
  • Viral hepatitis (B and C)
  • Metabolic liver disease


Our research themes include:

We study all aspects of liver disease. Our basic, translational and clinical research covers a range of themes including liver cancer, metabolic liver disease, genetics of liver disease, viral hepatitis, liver immunology, liver injury and fibrosis, drug metabolism and disposition.

We also investigate the bioinformatics of human liver and metabolic diseases, natural history and outcomes of liver disease, and conducts clinical trials for the treatment of viral hepatitis, metabolic liver disease and liver cancer.

Professor Jacob George

Professor Jacob George
Robert W Storr Chair of Hepatic Medicine, Sydney Medical School; Director, Storr Liver Centre, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research; Head, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Westmead Hospital and Sydney West Local Health District.




Prof. Jacob George - Head of Department/Storr Clinical Director
Tel: 02 8890 7705

Janine Murray - Secretary to Prof.George
Tel: 02 8890 7705

Karin Ferguson - Program Operations Manager
Tel: 02 8890 9206
Mobile: 0419 572 478


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