Medical Need and Market Opportunity
NASH is a severe form of NAFLD where fat builds up in the liver and patients suffer from inflammation and damage and NASH can lead to cirrhosis. According to the NIH, NASH affects two to five percent of people in the United States. NASH is one of the leading causes of cirrhosis in adults in the United States and up to 25% of adults with NASH may have cirrhosis. The condition is more common in adults who are obese, diabetic, or have high cholesterol or high triglycerides.