October 2020

Liver Regenerative Medicine Network Workshop London

The third Workshop of the Liver Regenerative Medicine Network is being planned for Thursday 29th October 2020 at the Institute of Hepatology London.

The aim of the Network is to provide a platform for the Liver Regenerative Medicine research community and facilitate inter/multidisciplinary collaboration across the London Universities and Institutes. The half-day Workshop will highlight the current research in hepatic regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, including cell therapy, organoids, organ-on-a-chip, bio-artificial hepatic systems, bioreactors, biomaterials, cancer modelling and stem cell biology. 

The meeting will include two Keynote Sessions and two Bright Sparks Sessions with shorter talks.

Download a programme here:  Download LLRM workshop prog_Oct 2020.pdf

Further details can be found on the official webpage for the Workshop here > https://www.liver-research.org.uk/newsletter/conferences-meetings.html 

To register please contact Dr Luca Urbani by e-mail at luca.urban@researchinliver.org.uk .

November 2020

Annual Cambridge Liver Symposium - Register Now

On behalf of the Cambridge Liver Unit you are invited to register for the Annual Liver Symposium on Friday the 6th November.

Time: 10:00 - 16:15

The meeting is Free to attend and includes a parallel nurses forum from 10:00 - 12:30. 

Register by clickinghere or clicking the link within the programme below.

Download cam liver symp 2020 final programme_140920.pdf

Once you have registered you will receive the Zoom links to the meeting nearer the time and we look forward to welcoming you on the day.

Please contact CambridgeLiverSymposium@addenbrookes.nhs.uk  for more information or if you have any questions.  

RCPE Symposium: Gastroenterology - Edinburgh

Title: RCPE Symposium: Gastroenterology
Date: Wednesday 18 November 2020
Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topics: Optimising outpatient capacity // Tackling Scotland’s alcohol problem - doing what works // New frontier; Artificial intelligence; Eosinophilic oesophagitis; Endoscopic management of early luminal cancers // Interactive case discussions
Website: https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/gastroenterology-1 
Contact: m.farquhar@rcpe.ac.uk 

Rare Diseases SIG - Wilson's Disease Meeting - Register Now

Save the Date

The next meeting of the Wilson's Disease Group will take place on Friday 20th November from 09:00 - 13:00 via Zoom.

A programme will follow shortly. 

To register for the meeting, please contact Kim@basl.org.uk .

Portal Hypertension SIG Meeting - Save the Date

Save the Date

The next meeting of the Portal Hypertension SIG will take place as a webinar on Thursday 26th November from 13:00 - 17:00.

We have some top speakers including Professor Guru Aithal, Professor William Rosenberg and Dr Debbie Shawcross.

Registration will open soon and if you have any questions please contact kim@basl.org.uk .  

December 2020

BVHG & HBV SIG Virtual Meeting - SAVE THE DATE


The meeting will take place via Zoom Webinar and more details will be added when available. 

BLTG Webinar - Save the Date

Save the Date

The next meeting of the BLTG will be held as a webinar:

Date: Wednesday 9th December
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Further details, including a programme will follow soon.  

BLNA Virtual Forum - Save the Date

Save the Date

The BLNA are planning to hold a second webinar on Friday 18th December from 13:30 - 15:00. 

Further details, including the topic, will be shared once confirmed.

January 2021

RCP Annual Conference Medicine - Birmingham

The RCP Annual Conference Medicine 2020 has been delayed until 7 -8 January 2021.  

Venue - The ICC, Birmingham.

Bringing together speakers at the forefront of improving patient care, Medicine 2020 will provide an essential national update for physicians from all career grades and specialties. Exploring ground-breaking medical developments, we’ll focus on how to deliver world-class healthcare.

More information can be found on the RCP website here > https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/medicine-2020-rcp-annual-conference 



March 2021

TASL - BASL Monothematic Conference - Istanbul, Turkey - Save the Date


Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the meeting has been moved from 15 - 17 October 2020 to 12 - 13 March 2021. 

Turkish and British Associations for the Study of the Liver (TASL-BASL) are pleased to announce a monothematic conference, “Drug-induced Liver Injury: Unresolved questions and unmet needs” in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday 12th - Saturday 13th March 2021.  We hope that the programme will be a timely and welcome opportunity to reflect upon an area of critical importance for clinicians, researchers, scientists, pharma and other health care professionals.

Further details including a draft programme and how to register for the conference will follow. 

May 2021

Liver-Gut Axis Friend or Foe? Edgbaston Conference Centre, Birmingham - New Date

This Meeting has been Postponed from March and the new Provisional Dates are 13th and 14th May 2021

The Liver Unit at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital is celebrating their 30-year anniversary commemorating the opening of the Paediatric Liver Unit in 1989 at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Five Ways, Birmingham. 

They are delighted to be hosting a joint scientific meeting with their Gastroenterology and Allied Health Professional Colleagues over two days. There will be plenary sessions in the field of Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Nutrition with opportunities for interactive discussion and workshops led by all their team including their Allied Health Professionals.

Don’t miss this special event to catch up with everyone, contribute to the science and have fun!

Visit the meeting website for full information > https://liverunit30.co.uk/ .