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Save the Date for the 26th Annual Irwin M. Arias Symposium!
November 10th, 2016 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Hosted by The American Liver Foundation New England Division
The Algonquin Club of Boston - Directions
217 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Save the date for our Annual Irwin M. Arias Symposium
Dr. Irwin Arias
Following graduation from medical school and residency training in Boston, Irwin Arias ("Win") specialized in medicine and hepatology in Boston after which he spent 29 years at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as Professor of Medicine, Vice- Chairman of Medicine, Founder of the first NIH supported Liver Research and Director of the GI-Liver Training Program. In 1982, he became Chairman and Professor of Physiology and Professor of Medicine at Tufts Medical School In 2000, Win and Lyuba moved to NIH where he is Senior Scientist in the Cell Biology and Metabolism Program of the NICHD and Assistant to the Director of the Intramural Program at NIH. Win has received Distinguished Achievement Awards from the AASLD, AGA, ACG, ALF and other liver-related organizations around the world, served as President of AASLD, Vice-President of the ASCI, and Founding Editor of Hepatology. Since inception of the ALF, Win has been an active leader in promoting "the cause" and served for many years on the Board of the New England Chapter and the National Organization. In 1991, the New England Chapter honored him by naming an annual Symposium in Boston on "Bridging Basic Science and Liver Disease" . This highly successful event brings leading biomedical scientists and physicians who share interest in liver biology and disease to meet with students, fellows and scientists. Win has published over 450 research papers, reviews, book chapters and position papers. His wide-ranging research focuses on bringing advances in basic science to better understanding of liver function and disease, both acquired and inheritable.