Liver Center Annual Symposium

Liver Center Annual Symposium

2019 Liver Center Annual Symposium

The Liver Center's 2019 Annual Symposium will be held on Thursday, April 25 at the Golden Gate Club, Presidio, 135 Fisher Loop, SF. The program will be held from 12:30pm-4:30pm. All Liver Center members and trainees, as well as guests who are performing liver-related research, are encouraged to attend. All registrants are invited to present their liver-related work. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Registration is required. To register click here.

If you are interested in submitting an abstract for the poster session, please fill out the abstract submission form and send to Lisa McNichol by March 29.

12:30PM

WELCOME & LUNCH

1:00 PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

Anders M. Näär, PhD
University of California, Berkeley
   MicroRNAs as therapeutic targets in metabolic diseases

2:00 PM

2018 PILOT/FEASIBILITY AWARDEE PRESENTATIONS

 

Jennifer Chen, MD
  
The role off ceramide in hepatic stellate cell inactivation

 

Caroline Duwaerts, PhD
   The role of regulated IRE1 dependent decay (RIDD) in endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced liver cell death​

 

Aras Mattis, MD, PhD
   Discovery of novel genes regulating intrahepatic steatosis in mice and humans

 

Suzanne Sharpton, MD
   An integrated analysis of the human gut metabolome and metagenome in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

3:15 PM

POSTER SESSION WITH REFRESHMENTS