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Annual Meeting

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The BASL Annual Meeting is the highlight of the BASL calendar and the main liver meeting in the UK.  Eminent UK and overseas speakers converge to deliver an informative and exciting meeting over three days, which for 2014 will take place Monday 15th - Wednesday 17th September 2014 at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead.

The outline programme for the main meeting is as follows:

Monday 15th September:

Tuesday 16th September:

Wednesday 17th September:

The programme will also include the British Liver Trust Lecture, five industry sponsored satellite symposia and the poster viewing session.

BASL Nurses Forum Annual Meeting

The BASLNF Annual Meeting will take place on Tuesday 16th September, sessions running in parallel to the main meeting.

BLTG Meeting

The inaugral BLTG (British Liver Transplant Group) Meeting will take place immediately following the BASL Annual Meeting, on Thursday 18th September also at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead.

BASL Annual Meeting delegates can attend BLTG Meeting free of charge.  Please go to the event page for more information.

Dame Sheila Sherlock Research Prize



Closing date for submissions: Midnight on Sunday, 8th June 2014.

One of the highlights of the BASL Annual Meeting is the presentation of the Dame Sheila Sherlock Research Prize. The winner of the award will deliver a 30 minute lecture presenting their research during the Annual Meeting on Tuesday 16th September.

In addition to the lecture presentation, the winner will receive free registration to the meeting, a place at the annual dinner and £1,000.

Dame Sheila was involved in the foundation of the British Liver Club in 1961, which subsequently evolved into The British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL). This eponymous research prize is awarded to young investigators without substantive posts in either medicine or science for their research contributions in the field of Hepatology.

To Apply

Send one A4 sheet detailing your research and another A4 sheet detailing your publications. All applications will be reviewed by a BASL committee. Please send submissions to the BASL Secretariat via email at



We would like to thank our sponsors for their continues support of BASL for the Annual Meeting 2014:

Gold Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:


Premier Dual Sponsors (BASL & BLTG Meeting):

BLTG Key Supporter:

Nurse Forum Prime Sponsor:

*These companies are also supporting the BLTG Meeting and have purchaesd BLTG Dual Supporter packages.

If you would like to discuss sponsorship options, please contact the BASL Secretariat on or call 0845 521 0272.



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