Add to Calendar2019-09-20 08:00:002019-09-21 11:15:00Emerging Topic Conference: The Genomics Revolution
The conference will focus on genomics and the changing approach to diagnostics, management and research in adult and pediatric liver diseases.
Arlington, VA 22202
Add to Calendar2019-10-04 08:00:002019-10-05 14:00:00AASLD / EASL ALD Conference
This meeting will bridge critical gaps in ALD diagnosis, management and clinical trial design.
1 W. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Add to Calendar2019-11-08 09:00:002019-11-12 14:00:00The Liver Meeting
The Liver MeetingÂ® is the annual must-attend event bringing together 9,500 attendees from around the world to exchange the latest research, discuss new developments in treatment outcomes, and network with other experts in the field.
Add to Calendar2019-12-14 08:00:002019-12-15 17:00:00TASL-AASLD Joint Symposium: HBV Elimination
Doctors Anna S. Lok and K. Rajender Reddy will join Dr. Jia-Horng Kao and other faculty from Taiwan to host the first TASL-AASLD Joint Symposium as part of the TASL (Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver) Annual Meeting, December 14-15, 2019 in Taipei.
Beitou District, Taipei City
Add to Calendar2020-03-20 08:00:002020-03-21 15:00:00Emerging Topic Conference: Nuclear Receptors as Common Clinical Targets for the Treatment of Cholestatic and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases
More information is coming soon.
LiverLearningÂ® is the official eLearning portal of AASLD. Users can access educational resources by topic, speaker, event, and content type â€” including video, audio, and slide decks. Continuing education (CME/CE credits and MOC points) is available for a variety of enduring materials on the portal. All current AASLD members automatically receive complete access to LiverLearningÂ®, and non-members can purchase access for one year with a subscription.
First, the incumbent will have a role as an attending physician on the NIH Clinical Center hepatology/gastroenterology consultation service. Second the incumbent will serve as the fellowship program co-director and work closely with fellows, other trainees and research nurses. Third, the incumbent is expected to and will have resources to conduct clinical research studies related to liver disease. The position requires excellent clinical hepatology and gastroenterology skills. The LDB of NIDDK is located on the main campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.
The NIDDK Intramural Research Program provides extensive opportunities for collaboration with the diverse and dynamic medical community at NIH, mostly located on the Bethesda campus. The NIH Clinical Research Center, with 200 beds, and outpatient clinics, provides care exclusively to patients who are participating in clinical trials. Extensive training opportunities in clinical research are available, including a Masters of Health Science program run jointly by NIH and Duke University. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Qualified individuals should send a cover letter (one-page) describing research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, bibliography, and contact information for three references to:
Review of applications are expected to begin on September 1, 2019 and the starting date of the position is flexible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Positions are subject to a background check.
The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.
DHHS and NIH ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS.
The candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident and must hold a US medical license.
Internal Number: 1000
About National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
The liver performs many critical metabolic functions, including processing and distribution of nutrients. Liver diseases can be caused by infection, such as hepatitis B and C, or by genetic mutations. Other liver diseases can be triggered by autoimmune reactions or drug toxicity. The rise in obesity in the United States has led to a rise in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Many liver diseases place individuals at higher risk for developing liver cancer.
The only current treatment for end-stage liver disease is a liver transplant, and the number of livers available from deceased donors is limited. Thus NIDDK-supported liver research focuses on identifying liver disease early, preserving liver function in people with liver disease, and developing new treatment options, including transplants performed with liver tissue from living donors.
Other NIDDK-funded research is investigating the role gut microbes may play in the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and in understanding how the body’s natural killer T cells can activate an immune response to hepatitis B.
In a collaborative effort with the National Library of Medicine, NIDDK has developed LiverTox ?, an on...line resource for drug-induced liver injury, providing a “living textbook” with hundreds of case reports, patient information, and a database of over a thousand drugs and supplements.
In addition, NIDDK responds to questions and provides health information about liver disease to people with liver disease and to their families, health professionals, and the public.