Dr Jessica Dyson is a consultant liver specialist, working in Newcastle since 2014. She has a combined role as a consultant hepatologist with a major interest in clinical research based at Newcastle University as an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer.
The clinical lead for the regional service for patients with autoimmune liver disease, Dr Dyson is a co-author on the national guidelines for primary biliary cholangitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis.
Dr Dyson also leads an outreach hepatology service at Sunderland Royal Hospital, providing shared care to liver transplant and hepatology patients, and she performs gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Dr Dyson’s clinical and research interests include autoimmune liver disease and liver transplantation.
She leads the UK national study for patients with autoimmune hepatitis (UK-AIH) that focuses on improving therapy for patients. She completed her PhD in 2019 investigating potential environmental risk factors related to autoimmune liver disease.