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Bruce Runyon, MD
Clinical Professor, Medicine
School of Medicine
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Use of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) and pro-brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels to distinguish between cardiac and cirrhotic ascites.  Loma Linda School of Medicine Research Support Grant ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  Funded Research Project (CI)
  • Randomized, controlled trial of s-adenosylmethionine in alcoholic liver disease. National Institutes of Health R21 ( 4/2003 - 4/2006 )
  Grant Proposals--Funded
  • The prevalence of hepatitis B among Korean-American groups in the Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino Counties) of Southern California: An outreach program. Gilead Sciences ( 3/2009 - 2/2010 )
  • Randomized controlled trial using pentoxifylline versus placebo treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.  Loma Linda Transplantation Institute Grant ( 1/2005 - 1/2008 )
  Grant Proposals--Submitted
  • A highly sensitive point of care screen for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: a multicenter controlled study. National Institutes of Health R21 ( 9/2009 - 9/2010 )
  • Video imaging of microcirculation in assessing bacterial infection in cirrhosis. National Institutes of Health R21 ( 9/2009 )