Dr. Hamilton is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is the Program Director for the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship program, Associate Director of the Translational Research Enhancement Core of the JHU/NIH Digestive Disease Core, and the Co-Director of the GI/Liver section of the Genes to Society Medical School Curriculum.
His clinical specialties include Wilson Disease, Cystic Fibrosis related liver disease, liver transplantation, hepatocellular carcinoma, cirrhosis, portal hypertension, acute and chronic viral, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NASH), autoimmune, and cholestatic liver disease.
His research interests include the copper homeostasis and its regulation of lipid metabolism and liver injury, the fundamental mechanisms regulating liver fibrosis, and the molecular genetics of hepatocellular carcinoma and early detection biomarkers.
Dr. Hamilton is a 2005 recipient of the National Institutes of Health/ National Research Scholar Award for gastroenterology and hepatology.