Acute Liver Failure Special Interest Group 

The Acute Liver Failure (ALF) Special Interest Group (SIG ) is an affiliate of BASL. Its purpose is to facilitate collaborative research, and provide a forum to discuss and disseminate best practice. The group is linked to the Transplant CRN topic area. The SIG Lead is Professor Will Bernal of Kings College, London and the Secretary is Dr Joanna Moore of St James's University Hospital, Leeds. If anyone wishes to join this group please contact


  • Facilitate basic science and clinical research
  • Advise on policy and best practice
  • Optimise and guide clinical management across the UK.


1st meeting - 22 January 2019

Meeting report - Download 220119_ SIG Minutes_FINAL.pdf.

2nd meeting - 18 July 2019

Meeting report - Download 19 07 18 SIG Minutes_FINAL.pdf.


The next ALF SIG meeting will be held on Thursday 18 July 2019 from 12.00 - 17.00pm. The venue is the Andy Burroughs seminar room, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Hospital Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF.   If you would like to attend this meeting, please register with Samantha Jones,, as places are limited.

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