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Monday, 17 November 2014 10:30
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altRepresentatives from our association participated in the international congress The Liver Meeting 2014, held during the 65th meeting of the American Association for the Study of the Liver (AASLD).
The congress was held in Boston,Massachusetts, 07.-11. November 2014.

Hepatologists from around the world gathered in Boston to share the latest updates and information in hepatology. The congress covers a wide range of liver diseases, such as:

  • viral hepatitis A - E
  • toxic diseases (e.g. alcohol, drug intoxication)
  • autoimmune diseases: e.g autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) or primary sclerosing cholangitis

Thousands of abstracts and posters were presented about basic laboratory research (test tube, animal studies) up to clinical trials in humans.

The objectives of participation in the congress were strengthening of capacities and improvement of knowledge, i.e. learning and familiarization with the new achievements in the field of hepatology, and maintenance of existing and making new contacts with important stakeholders: professionals, opinion makers, opinion leaders, representatives of the pharmaceutical and supporting industries. Therefore, besides pariticipation in lectures and symposia according to the congress agenda, numerous work meetings have been held with important stakeholders and pharmaceutical industry representatives.

 

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