CONFERENCE

Agenda

(Pacific Daylight Time)

Friday, April 16, 2021

 

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Breakfast Product Theater (Non-Accredited)

8 Weeks: The Shortest Route to a Cure

Richard Manch, MD 

Sponsored by: AbbVie

 

8:00 – 8:10 AM

Welcome/Introduction

In Memoriam of John C. Martin

Zobair Younossi, MD, MPH

8:10 – 8:55 AM

Keynote Address

Hepatitis C: The End of the Beginning and Possibly the Beginning of the End 

Harvey Alter, MD, MACP

Session I

Marcelo Kugelmas, MD 

8:55 – 9:25 AM

Hepatitis C: Elimination Strategies in the US

David Bernstein, MD

9:25 – 9:50 AM

Chronic Hepatitis B and D: Emerging Concepts and Treatment

Robert Gish, MD

9:50 – 10:10 AM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

Moderator: Marcelo Kugelmas, MD

10:10 – 10:25 AM

Break

Session II

Zobair Younossi, MD, MPH

10:25 – 10:50 AM

State of the Art on Alcoholic Liver Disease

Michael Lucey, MD

 

10:50 – 11:o5 AM

Identifying High Risk NASH Patients Using Noninvasive Techniques

Mazen Noureddin, MD, MHSc

11:05 – 11:35 AM

Panel/Case Discussion: Treatments for Weight Loss

Scott Isaacs, MD; Mary Rinella, MD; and Miriam Vos, MD, MSPH

Moderator: Zobair Younossi, MD, MPH

11:35 AM-12:00 PM

Emerging Therapies in NASH

Stephen Harrison, MD

12:00 – 12:15 PM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

Moderator: Zobair Younossi, MD, MPH

12:15 – 12:45 PM

Lunch  

Session III

Kimberly Brown, MD

12:45 – 1:10 PM

Cholestatic Liver Disease: Current Management & Emerging Therapies

Kris Kowdley, MD 

1:10 – 1:35 PM

Appropriate Clinical Decisions in the Treatment of Thrombocytopenia

Robert Brown, MD, MPH

1:35 – 2:00 PM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

Moderator: Kimberly Brown, MD

2:00 – 2:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Kimberly Brown, MD

Saturday, April 17, 2021

 

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Breakfast 

8:00 – 8:10 AM

Introduction

Sammy Saab, MD

Session IV

Sammy Saab, MD

8:10 – 8:35 AM

Effective Management of Refractory Hepatic Encephalopathy

Jasmohan Bajaj, MD, MS

8:35 – 9:00 AM

The Puzzle in Hepatorenal Syndrome Management

Hugo Vargas, MD 

9:00 – 9:15 AM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

Moderator: Sammy Saab, MD

9:15 – 9:30 AM 

Break

Session V

Sammy Saab, MD

9:30 – 10:00 AM 
State of the Art in Liver Transplantation

Michael Charlton, MBBS

 

10:00 – 10:25 AM 

Hot Topics in Pediatric Liver Disease

Rohit Kohli, MBBS, MS

10:25 – 10:50 AM 

COVID-19 and Managing Liver Disease

Rajender Reddy, MD 

10:50 – 11:15 AM 

Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in 2021 

Laura Kulik, MD 

11:15 – 11:35 AM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

Moderator: Sammy Saab, MD

11:35 – 11:45 AM 

Meeting Summary

Steven Flamm, MD

11:45 – 11:50 AM 

Closing Remarks

Zobair Younossi, MD, MPH

 *Agenda is subject to change.

 

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Dova Pharmaceuticals, Exelixis, Inc., Gilead Sciences, Inc., Intercept Pharmaceuticals and Salix Pharmaceuticals.

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