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26th Annual Irwin M. Arias Symposium: Bridging Basic Science and Liver Disease

Join our distinguished panel of leading biomedical scientists and physicians who share an interest in liver biology and disease as they present on a wide array of topics

November 10th, 2016 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Contact: Lindsay Ventura (Email)
Phone: Call (617) 527-5600 | Register

Hosted by The American Liver Foundation New England Division
The Algonquin Club of Boston - Directions
217 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

Program Schedule

8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8:50 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Irwin M. Arias, MD

9:00 a.m. Engineering Genomes and Organs

George Church, PhD; Harvard Medical School

9:45 a.m. Frontiers of 3-D Cellular Imaging with Electrons and Lights

Harald F. Hess, PhD; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Group Leader

10:30 a.m. Morning Break

11:00 a.m. The Microbiome and Control of Inflammation

Yasmine Belkaid, PhD; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Chief, Mucosal Immunology Section

11:45 a.m. Metabolic Regulation of Hepatic Growth

Wolfram Goessling, MD, PhD; Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

12:30 p.m. Luncheon with Faculty

1:30 p.m. Hepatic Catenins, Junctions, and Cholestasis

Satdarshan (Paul) Singh Monga, MD; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Hepatic Pathophysiology Laboratory

2:15 p.m. How Stem Cells Convert to Heptocellular Carcinoma

Lopa Mishra, MD; The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mishra Laboratory

3:00 p.m. Afternoon Break

3:15 p.m. Novel Mechanisms of Bile Acid-Induced Liver Injury: Role of the innate immune system

James L. Boyer, MD; Ensign Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases), Emeritus Director, Yale Liver Center

4:00 p.m. Hepatocyte Polarity: Unique, neglected, complex, and critical

Irwin M. Arias, MD; National Institute of Health, Head, Unity on Cellular Polarity, Cell Biology and Metabolism Program

4:45 p.m. Concluding Comments

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