Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Liver Meeting® 2017 - AASLD Liver Meeting Covers a Lot of Ground

Updates On This Blog
The Liver Meeting® 2017

by Michael Smith Michael Smith
North American Correspondent, MedPage Today

October 19, 2017
New science could 'potentially change the field'

WASHINGTON -- The annual Liver Meeting always draws a crowd, largely because there's pretty much something for everyone with an interest in hepatology.

"We don't have a specific theme because we have to cover every aspect of liver development," according to Anna Lok, MD, of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, president of the American Association for Liver Diseases, which sponsors the meeting.

There remains a great deal of interest in HCV, evidenced by dozens of posters and oral presentations on new therapeutics, as well as on other aspects of the disease.  Indeed, organizers are planning a special session on the path to elimination of viral hepatitis, featuring a talk by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD. Adams will discuss the opioid crisis and the related epidemics of HIV and HCV.
Continue reading....

Navigate This Blog
The Liver Meeting® 2017
Patient-Friendly Links

No comments:

Post a Comment