BASL Basic Science Workshops
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - Friday, September 7, 2012
It is an interactive residential meeting for anyone interested in the science of liver disease and it will take place in the beautiful setting of Seale-Hayne, Newton Abbott, Devon.
The meeting is intended to be a forum for presenting and discussing research and to foster new collaborations and interactions between researchers across the UK.
Bookings are being accepted on a first-come-first-served basis and are strictly limited to 80 participants. Priority will be given to delegates who submit abstracts.
The delegate price of £150 (including VAT) and includes all accommodation and food.
Wednesday 5th September
17:00-19:00 Hepatitis C
Professor John McLauchlan, MRC Virology Unit Glasgow & Professor Will Irving, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Abstract presenters: Carol Leitch, Cyril Sieberhagen & Kuldeep Cheent.
Thursday 6th September
08:30-10:30 Inflammation, Immunity & Hepatitis B
Dr Ye Oo, University of Birmingham & Dr Graeme Alexander, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Abstract presenters: Harry Antoniades, Ivana Carey, Tom Tranah, Uppy Gill & Will Alazawi.
11:00-13:00 Hepatocellular carcinoma
Dr Helen Reeves, Newcastle Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & Dr Phil Harrison, Kings College London.
Abstract presenters: Aileen Marshall, Liam Cornell & Sari Alhasan.
1400-16:00 Fatty Liver Disease including Oxidative Stress
Dr Quentin Anstee, Newcastle Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & Dr Wing Syn, Centre for Liver Research, University of Birmingham.
Invited speaker: Dr Felino Cagampang, University of Southampton.
Abstract presenters: Wing Syn, Angelina Mouralidarane & Aloysius Aravinthan.
16:30-18:00 Stem Cells
Professor Stuart Forbes, University of Edinburgh & Dr Tamir Rashid, University of Cambridge.
Invited speakers: Dr Phil Newsome, King’s College London, Professor Suchitra Sumitran-Holgersson, University of Gothenburg & Professor Anil Dhawan, King’s College Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust.
1800-18:30 Sheila Sherlock Prize Lecture: Dr Tamir Rashid, University of Cambridge.
Friday 7th September
08:30-10:30 Operational Tolerance
Professor Alberto Sanchez-Fueyo, King’s College London & Dr James Ferguson University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.
Invited speakers: Dr Stefan Hubscher, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham University & Professor Cliona O’Farrelly, University College Dublin and St Vincents University Hospital.
Abstract presenters: Khaleel Jamil & Arun Shankar.
Dr Jonathon Fallowfield, Centre for Inflammation Research in Edinburgh & Dr Fiona Oakley, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Invited speakers: Dr Patricia Lalor Centre for Liver Research University of Birmingham, Dr Neil Henderson, The University of Edinburgh School of Health & Professor Massimo Pinzanni, University of Florence, Italy.
Abstract presenters: Bevin Gangadharan, Mujdat Zeybel, Tim Hardy & Victoria Snowdon.
13:00-13:30 Guest Lecture
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This is a low cost basic science workshop, suitable for those working in basic science and for clinicians with an interest in basic science where the purpose of the meeting is to encourage a sharing of ideas amongst the hepatology basic science community. The Dame Sheila Sherlock prize lecture will also be given at this meeting.