The Institute of Liver Studies at the King's College Hospital, London will be hosting a two day meeting focused on current liver medicine and scientiifc knowledge with a strong view on developments likely in the near future. The meeting will acknowledge the 50th year of the 'King's Liver Unit’.
The scientiifc programme will be led by King's College Hospital Liver Team to bring together an international faculty of alumni, research collaborators and associates from centres of excellence and leading the field of liver research and medicine.
The programme will look at the specialty's achievements to date and celebrate the advancement in Transplantation, Liver Molecular Genetics, Liver Immunopathology and Hepatocyte Biology through to reviewing established and innovative therapies for liver disease, including new surgical techniques. The programme will encompass adult and paediatric specialities.
The Programme is designed to benefit specialist
physicians, nurses and scientists who will be able to apply the knowledge gained to improve research and clinical practice, leading to the advancement in the outcomes for those patients who develop liver disease
Morning: Confronting the Challenges of Chronic Liver Disease in 2020: from bedside to bench and back again
Symposium on Hepatitis C
Afternoon:“Celebrate the Past; Anticipate the Future”
Liver Disease at King's: Past, Present, Future, Hepatology - Achievements and Challenges, Liver swops, Terrible tumours
Clinical Grand Rounds & Acute Live Failure, The sickest of the sick, Battle of the lurgies, The Final Word
Surgical Programme: 50 years of liver transplantation, Immunosuppression landmarks in liver transplantation, Surgical skills and training in liver transplantation, Longevity after liver transplantation, Early years of living donor liver transplantation, A global perspective of the future of living donation, Split liver transplantation: what are the problems?, A world without transplantation.