Stockholm Liver week 2017
Liver Academy at Karolinska Institute, Basic Science workshop
Tuesday February 7th, 2017 at 13.30 – 15.30.
The Liver Academy at Karolinska Institute will, for the first time, hold their annual work shop meeting in conjunction with the “Stockholm Liver Week”.
For more information and registration for the whole week or selected workshops see http://leverveckan.se The meeting will be held at Citykonferensen Ingenjörshuset, Malmskillnadsgatan 46, 111 84 Stockholm.
The workshop will introduce the Liver Academy at Karolinska Institute and Professor Matti Sällberg will chair the first session on Hepatology Research at other Swedish Universities and lead a discussion on Shall we create a National network for basic Hepatology research? The second session will be Basic science presentations selected from submitted abstracts. The third session will be a talk by invited speaker Professor Ira Fox.
"Translating Stem Cells and Regenerative Therapies to the Treatment of Liver Disease."
Professor Fox is the Director for the Center for Innovative Regenerative Therapies and Professor of Surgery and Pediatric Transplantation at University of Pittsburgh, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
|13.30-14.00||Hepatology research at Swedish Universities |
Moderator: Matti Sällberg - Shall we create a National Network?
Gothenburg University, Sahlgrenska - Hanns-Ulrich Marschall
Uppsala University – Per Artursson
Linköping University - Bergthor Björnsson
|14.00-14.30||Short presentations from submitted abstracts |
Moderator: Ewa Ellis
|14.45-15.30||Invited speaker Professor Ira Fox |
Moderator: Stephen Strom
“Translating Stem Cells and Regenerative Therapies to the treatment of Liver disease”
Ira Fox, Director for the Center for Innovative Regenerative Therapies and Professor of Surgery and Pediatric Transplantation at University of Pittsburgh, Children’s Hospital of Pittburgh.
Liver Academy @ Karolinska organizing committee:
Stephen Strom, Chair
Contact person: Ewa Ellis