Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Special Interest Group 

The Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Special Interest Group (SIG) is linked to the Metabolic CRN topic area. The SIG Lead is Professor Guruprasad Aithal, Professor of Hepatology at the University of Nottingham, and Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorder Theme Lead of NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre. If anyone wishes to join the group please contact the BASL secretariat on


To understand, prevent and treat NAFLD, and to reduce its impact on health as well as health services.


To promote and support the development, conduct and delivery of research activity related to NAFLD

To disseminate innovations and best practices in clinical services related to NAFLD

To involve patient representatives in the activities of the SIG

To lead, contribute and participate in the development of educational activities related to NAFLD

To engage with pharma regarding research and educational activities related to NAFLD.



1st meeting - 11 January 2019

Agenda -  Download NAFLD SIG _Agenda 110119.pdf.


NAFLD bioresource

Download Newsome_NAFLD BioResource_PN.pdf.

Download NAFLD BioResource_Blog.pdf.


 The next meeting of the Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease SIG will be held from 1pm to 4.30pm on Friday 14 June 2019. The venue is the Post Graduate Education Centre, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH. If you would like to attend this meeting, please register with Samantha Jones,, as places are limited. 

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