August 2021

18
Aug
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology August 2021 - Session 8: DILI - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Are you a budding Hepatologist? Do you want to improve your Hepatology knowledge to help with core and higher Hepatology curriculum sign off? Have you got Hepatology questions but not had the opportunity to ask them?

If yes then please join us for the BASL Virtual School of Hepatology 2021. We are running a series of monthly webinars on a Wednesday evening.

Session 8: "DILI"
Speaker: Professor Guruprasad Aithal, Nottingham Digestive Disease Centre, University of Nottingham
Date: Wednesday 18th August
UK Time: 19:00 – 20:00

The BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Sessions offer an excellent platform for trainees interested in hepatology, with talks delivered by UK Hepatologists, followed by a Q&A session.

Preview the series programme  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Series 2021_website7.pdf
NB: Subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members only.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.


REGISTER - through Zoom by clicking HERE

Please read the BASL Events Data Protection Disclaimer below before registering:
Download  Download BASL Events Data Protection Disclaimer_2021.pdf

Please contact kim@basl.org.uk should you have any questions.


Thank you to our supporters:

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'This webinar series is supported by Shionogi, Dr Falk Pharma UK and Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland. They have had no influence or input into the programme, agenda or content of the meeting’.

21
Aug
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23
Aug
Basic Science Retreat - London - Registration Open

BASL is delighted to announce that the seventh Basic Science Retreat will take place at The Institute of Hepatology, London from 21-23 August 2021.

The retreat will start at 13.00hrs on Saturday 21st and close at midday on Monday 23rd August.

The previous events were a resounding success and hopefully again this unique meeting will offer plenty of interaction and discussion as well as a unique opportunity to foster new and lasting collaborative projects across all areas of hepatology research.

The programme will cover six sessions and a number of speakers have been confirmed so far:

Alcoholic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis

  • Ramon Battaler – University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Debbie Shawcross – Kings College London

Liver Cancer

  • Luca Urbani – Kings College London
  • Tom Bird – Beatson Institute
  • Derek Mann – Newcastle University
  • Luke Boulter - University of Edinburgh
  • John Mackey Beatson Institute
  • Helen Reeves – Newcastle University – updates from HUNTER

Metabolic Disease

  • Michele Vacca University of Bari, Italy
  • Zoe Hall - Imperial College London
  • Lesley Hoyles – Nottingham Trent University
  • Dr Gleb Yakubov – Nottingham University

Pathology Man versus Mouse

  • Rob Goldin - Imperial College London
  • Tim Kendall - University of Edinburgh

Single cell seq (omics) and Imaging

  • Prakash Ramachandran - University of Edinburgh
  • Daniel Geh – Newcastle University
  • Leo Carlin – Beatson Institute
  • Kylie Matchett - University of Edinburgh

Viral Infection

  • Upkar Gill – Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
  • Sandra Phillips - Institute of Hepatology, Foundation for Liver Research

Abstract submission now closed.


Registration OPEN

The event will be limited to a maximum of 60 places so REGISTER NOW and don't miss out.

The registration fee which is just £150 per person and includes accommodation at Dulwich College on both nights, a cheese and wine reception at the Institute on 21st and a meal at a local venue on 22nd August.

Register > here .


Please contact steve@basl.org.uk if you have any questions.

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September 2021

15
Sep
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology September 2021 - Session 9: HCC

SAVE THE DATE

Are you a budding Hepatologist? Do you want to improve your Hepatology knowledge to help with core and higher Hepatology curriculum sign off? Have you got Hepatology questions but not had the opportunity to ask them?

If yes then please join us for the BASL Virtual School of Hepatology 2021. We are running a series of monthly webinars on a Wednesday evening.

Session 9: "HCC"
Speaker - Dr Victoria Snowdon, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
Date: Wednesday 15th September
UK Time: 19:00 – 20:00

The BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Sessions offer an excellent platform for trainees interested in hepatology, with talks delivered by UK Hepatologists, followed by a Q&A session.

Preview the series programme  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Series 2021_website7.pdf
NB: Subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.

Registration - opening soon.

Please contact kim@basl.org.uk should you have any questions.


Thank you to our supporters:

     Platinum Sponsor:                                                              Gold Sponsor:                                               Bronze Sponsor:
                                                                  


'This webinar series is supported by Shionogi, Dr Falk Pharma UK and Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland. They have had no influence or input into the programme, agenda or content of the meeting’.

21
Sep
BLTG Virtual Annual Meeting - Registration Open

British Liver Transplant Group (BLTG) is pleased to announce that their Annual Meeting will take place virtually on Tuesday 21st September 2021 as part of BASL2021. 

Registration is now open

Full details can be found on the registration platform, registrants can choose to register just for the BLTG day or for BLTG and BASL  > register here.

A full programme can be downloaded below:
Download BLTG BASL modified final programme for release 21 Sept 2021.pdf

We are delighted that this year's Williams Calne Lecture: "Expanding the donor pool for liver transplantation" will be delivered by Professor Robert J Porte (University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands).

The BLTG Committee look forward to welcoming you to the meeting. 

If you have any questions please contact steve@basl.org.uk .

Book Now
21
Sep
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24
Sep
BASL Virtual Annual Meeting - Registration Open

BASL is delighted to announce that the BASL2021 Annual Meeting will take place virtually from 21-24 September 2021 and includes the BLTG meeting on Tuesday 21st and the BLNA meeting on Friday 24th. 

We are delighted to confirm that registration is now open.  Full details can be found on the registration platform > register here.

The BASL2021 Virtual Annual Meeting is shaping up to be an exciting event with world class speakers across a range of multi-disciplinary topics. The programme is nearly complete and will be published very soon. 


Abstract submission is now closed. 


Dame Sheila Sherlock Research prize 2021 - Applications Open

Each year BASL presents the Dame Sheila Sherlock research prize, one of the highlights of the annual meeting. This prize is awarded annually to recognise the enormous contribution of Dame Sheila Sherlock to the development of Hepatology as a discipline in its own right.

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). She was one of our past presidents and the first recipient of The BASL Distinguished Service Award. In keeping with Dame Sheila’s enthusiasm for fostering young researchers, 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.

Eligibility
In keeping with Dame Sheila’s enthusiasm for fostering young researchers, this eponymous research prize is awarded to young investigators without substantive posts in either medicine or science for their contributions in the field of hepatology research.

The winner will receive free registration to the meeting, an award and a prize of £1,000 and an invite to deliver the prize lecture and present their research at the BASL Annual Meeting.

To apply, please send one A4 sheet outlining your research and another A4 sheet listing up to 5 related publications.

Please send submissions to steve@basl.org.uk  before the deadline of 09:00hrs on Monday 2nd August 2021

You must be a BASL member to apply.


Andy BurroughsYoung Investigator Award 2021

The Andy Burroughs Young Investigator Award was set up in honour of the late Professor Andrew Burroughs.

Professor Burroughs was an eminent and world renowned Professor of Hepatology and Consultant Physician/Hepatologist and among his many achievements including his wide area of expertise in cirrhosis and portal hypertension and significant contribution to liver Transplantation.

Eligibility
This prize is awarded to young investigators who have contributed to clinical or translational research related to liver disorders who are in training or within 2 years of taking up consultant positions (or equivalent); this year the winner will receive free registration to the meeting, an award and a prize of £1,000 and an invite to deliver the prize lecture and present their research at the BASL Annual Meeting.

To apply, please send one A4 sheet outlining the research and another A4 sheet listing up to 5 related publications.

Please send submissions to steve@basl.org.uk  before the deadline of 09:00hrs on Monday 2nd August 2021

You must be a BASL member to apply.


Contact - if you have any question please do not hesitate to contact steve@basl.org.uk .

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24
Sep
BLNA Virtual Annual Meeting - Register Now

British Liver Nurses' Association (BLNA) are delighted to announce their Annual Meeting will take place virtually during BASL2021. 

Date: Friday 24th September
Time: 9:30-12:30 / 13:30 - 15:30 TBC

A specially created programme for ward and specialist liver nurses, sessions include:

  • Nutrition in Liver Disease
  • Impact of COVID19
  • Case Study - Wilson's Disease, ALF & Transplant
  • Update on Hepatitis B
  • Learning Burst - Drug Induced Liver Failure
  • Poster presentations

Registration is Open 

  • £30 BASL / BLNA Members
  • £60 for non-members - not a member yet then why not join BASL / BLNA today at a cost of £20 > here

Registration fees include access across the 4 days of the BASL Annual Meeting from 21st - 24th September.

Full details can be found on the registration platform > register here.


Nurse bursaries - a number of bursaries are being made available so look out for future communications on how to apply. 

Please contact admin@basl.org.uk if you have any questions. 

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October 2021

20
Oct
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology October 2021 - Session 10: Who to refer for transplant

SAVE THE DATE

Are you a budding Hepatologist? Do you want to improve your Hepatology knowledge to help with core and higher Hepatology curriculum sign off? Have you got Hepatology questions but not had the opportunity to ask them?

If yes then please join us for the BASL Virtual School of Hepatology 2021. We are running a series of monthly webinars on a Wednesday evening.

Session 10: Who to refer for transplant
Speaker - Dr Martin James - Nottingham University Hospital.
Date: Wednesday 20th October
UK Time: 19:00 – 20:00

The BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Sessions offer an excellent platform for trainees interested in hepatology, with talks delivered by UK Hepatologists, followed by a Q&A session.

Preview the series programme  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Series 2021_website7.pdf
NB: Subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.

Registration - opening soon.

Please contact kim@basl.org.uk should you have any questions.


Thank you to our supporters:

            Platinum Sponsor:                                          Gold Sponsor:                                Bronze Sponsor:
                                     


'This webinar series is supported by Shionogi, Dr Falk Pharma UK and Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland. They have had no influence or input into the programme, agenda or content of the meeting’.

November 2021

10
Nov
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology November 2021 - Session 11: HPB for Hepatologist

SAVE THE DATE

Are you a budding Hepatologist? Do you want to improve your Hepatology knowledge to help with core and higher Hepatology curriculum sign off? Have you got Hepatology questions but not had the opportunity to ask them?

If yes then please join us for the BASL Virtual School of Hepatology 2021. We are running a series of monthly webinars on a Wednesday evening.

Session 11: "HPB for Hepatologist "
Speaker: Dr Deepak Joshi, Kings College Hospital, London
Date: Wednesday 10th November
UK Time: 19:00 – 20:00

The BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Sessions offer an excellent platform for trainees interested in hepatology, with talks delivered by UK Hepatologists, followed by a Q&A session.

Preview the series programme  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Series 2021_website7.pdf
NB: Subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.

Registration - opening soon.

Please contact kim@basl.org.uk should you have any questions.


Thank you to our supporters:

     Platinum Sponsor:                                                     Gold Sponsor:                                 Bronze Sponsor:
                                              

'This webinar series is supported by Shionogi, Dr Falk Pharma UK and Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland. They have had no influence or input into the programme, agenda or content of the meeting’.

19
Nov
Rare Diseases SIG - Wilson's Disease SIG Member Meeting - Save the Date

The next meeting of the Wilson's Disease Group is on:

Date: Friday 19th November
Time: 9:00 - 13:00 via Zoom.

NB: this meeting is for Wilson's Disease SIG members only.

A programme will follow. 

If you have any questions, please contact kim@basl.org.uk .

December 2021

15
Dec
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology December 2021 - Session 12: Care of the advanced liver disease patient, with and without transplantation

SAVE THE DATE

Are you a budding Hepatologist? Do you want to improve your Hepatology knowledge to help with core and higher Hepatology curriculum sign off? Have you got Hepatology questions but not had the opportunity to ask them?

If yes then please join us for the BASL Virtual School of Hepatology 2021. We are running a series of monthly webinars on a Wednesday evening.

Session 12: "Care of the advanced liver disease patient, with and without transplantation"
Speaker:  Dr Ben Hudson, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
Date: Wednesday 15th December
UK Time: 19:00 – 20:00

The BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Sessions offer an excellent platform for trainees interested in hepatology, with talks delivered by UK Hepatologists, followed by a Q&A session.

Preview the series programme  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Series 2021_website7.pdf
NB: Subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.

Registration - opening soon.

Please contact kim@basl.org.uk should you have any questions.


Thank you to our supporters:

     Platinum Sponsor:                                                       Gold Sponsor:                         Bronze Sponsor:
                                     

'This webinar series is supported by Shionogi, Dr Falk Pharma UK and Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland. They have had no influence or input into the programme, agenda or content of the meeting’.