The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver [APASL]

Monthly News

APASL New Awards Application is available!!

It is a great pleasure to announce you that APASL is calling for application of APASL New Awards. Rising Star Award and Named Award will start to be included in the scientific program from APASL2019 in Manila Philippines. If you would like to apply for the APASL New Awards, please contact the APASL secretariat (apasl_secretariat@apasl.info). We are looking forward to receiving your application!!


APASL STC 2018 in Beijing


APASL STC 2018 on Autoimmune Liver Disease and Liver Immunology will be held on December 6-8 in Beijing!

APASL STC 2018 in Beijing
Date: December 6-8, 2018
City: Beijing, China
President: Dr. Gui-Qiang Wang
Website: http://www.apaslstc2018.org/


Hep-I Impact Factor jumped up to 4.117!

Dear Colleagues,

Please be informed the Impact Factor of our Official Journal “Hepatology International” is now 4.117!

Sincerely,
Masao Omata MD
Shiv K Sarin MD
Chief in Editor of Hepatology International

APASL 2019 Annual Meeting in Philippines

APASL has been in existence since 1978 with the objective of unifying culture of diversity using the interest in Hepatology as a driving force to create a forum of advancement of science and discipline in Liver Health. It is my humble task to invite you to the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver Annual Convention in Manila, Philippine on February 20-24, 2019.

Soaring to New Heights in Hepatology embodies the thrust of the conference as it generates stimulating changes from highly effective drugs for treatment for liver cancer, cure for Hepatitis C, emerging therapies for Hepatitis B and other hepatitides as well as metabolic liver diseases. An assembly of over 50 countries from the Asian Pacific Region, APASL-MANILA aspires to bring together scientists, clinicians, students, other specialties and associates to discuss cutting edge technology in frontline of hepatology treatment merging with tools for digital exchange. Workshops were specifically designed to be a platform for exchange of ideas between mentors and mentee, Debate forum on ambiguous issues on treatment and management as well as Clinical Research forums featuring innovative concepts and techniques aimed at improving health care of patients with liver disease. Liver Tracks on Pathology, Radiology, Endoscopy, Surgery, Nutrition as well as Pediatrics will provide the framework of the growing landscape of Hepatology.

2019 APASL-MANILA is a distinct chance to interact, establish network, collaborate researches among the region with cultural diversity bound together with a single vision to improve patient care of those with Liver Diseases.

So JOIN, CONNECT and INTERACT with us in APASL-MANILA!




APASL 2019 Annual Meeting in Manila, Philippines
Date: February 20-24, 2019
City: Manila, Philippines
President: Dr. Diana A. Payawal
Website: http://www.apasl2019manila.org

APASL STC 2019 in Tokyo


APASL STC 2019 in Tokyo
Date: April 18-20, 2019
City: Tokyo, Japan
President: Dr. Atsushi Tanaka
Website: http://www.apaslstc2019tokyo.org/


APASL STC 2019 in Baku



APASL STC 2019 in Baku
Date: June 27-28, 2019
City: Baku, Azerbaijan
President: Dr. Gulnara Aghayeva
Website: https://apaslstc2019.com/

Future APASL Conferences




APASL STC 2018 on Autoimmune in Beijing, China
Date: December 6-8, 2018
City: Beijing, China
President: Dr. Gui-Qiang Wang
Website: http://www.apaslstc2018.org/

APASL 2019 Annual Meeting in Manila, Philippines

Date: February 20-24, 2019
City: Manila, Philippines
President: Dr. Diana A. Payawal
Website: http://www.apasl2019manila.org

APASL STC 2019 on Liver Immunology and Genetics in Tokyo, Japan
Date: April 18-20, 2019
City: Tokyo, Japan
President: Dr. Atsushi Tanaka
Website: http://www.apaslstc2019tokyo.org/

APASL STC 2019 on Hepatitis Delta in Baku, Azerbaijan
Date: June 6-7, 2019
City: Baku, Azerbaijan
President: Dr. Gulnara Aghayeva
Website: https://apaslstc2019.com/

APASL STC 2019 on Viral Hepatitis in Pakistan
Date: December 6-8, 2019
City: Islamabad, Pakistan
President: to be announced.


APASL 2020 Annual Meeting in Bali, Indonesia
Date: March 4-8, 2020
City: Bali, Indonesia
President: Dr. Rino Gani
Website: http://www.apasl2020.org



APASL STC 2020 on Alcohol Liver in India
Date: May 2020
City: Gangtok, India
President: Dr. M.R Kotwal
Website: to be announced.

APASL STC 2020 on Portal Hypertension in China
Date: June 2020
City: Guangzhou, China
President: Dr. Xiaolong Qi
Website: to be announced.

APASL STC 2020 on Molecular Biology in Japan
Date: September 24-26, 2020
City: Osaka, Japan
President: Dr. Norifumi Kawada
Website: to be announced.


APASL STC 2020 on Elimination of Hepatitis C in Myanmar
Date: December 2020
City: Yangon, Myanmar
President: Dr. Khin Maung Win
Website: to be announced.

APASL 2021 Annual Meeting in Thailand
Date: February 2021
City: Bangkok, Thailand
President: Dr. Tawesak Tanwandee
Website: to be announced.

APASL Guidelines

Now the APASL Guidelines have been published in Hepatology International as follows!!!

APASL Guidelines for HBV -"Asian-Pacific clinical practice guidelines on the management of hepatitis B: a 2015 update" (Hepatol Int 2016; 10:1–98)

*This APASL Guideline can be downloaded by clicking below.

APASL Guidelines for HCV -”APASL consensus statements and recommendation for hepatitis C prevention, epidemiology, and laboratory testing” (Hepatol Int 2016 10:681–701)

*This APASL Guideline can be downloaded by clicking below.

APASL Guidelines for HCV -”APASL consensus statements and recommendation on treatment of hepatitis C” (Hepatol Int 2016 10:702–726)

*This APASL Guideline can be downloaded by clicking below.

APASL Guidelines for HCC -”Asia–Pacific clinical practice guidelines on the management of hepatocellular carcinoma: a 2017 update” (Hepatol Int 2017; 11: 317-370)

*This APASL Guideline can be downloaded by clicking below.

APASL Guidelines for Acute-on-chronic Liver Failure -”Acute-on-chronic liver failure: consensus recommendations of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) 2014” (Hepatol Int 2014; 8: 453-471)

*This APASL Guideline can be downloaded by clicking below.

APASL Guidelines for Fibrosis -”Liver fibrosis: consensus recommendations of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL)” (Hepatol Int 2009; 3: 323-333)

*This APASL Guideline can be downloaded by clicking below.

APASL consensus guidelines on invasive and non-invasive assessment of hepatic fibrosis a 2016 update (Hepatol Int 2017 11:1–30)

*This APASL Guideline can be downloaded by clicking below.

APASL Guidelines for IPH -”Noncirrhotic portal fibrosis/idiopathic portal hypertension: APASL recommendations for diagnosis and treatment” (Hepatol Int 2007; 1: 398-413)

*This APASL Guideline can be downloaded by clicking below.

APASL Guidelines for Variceal Bleeding -”Primary prophylaxis of gastroesophageal variceal bleeding: consensus recommendations of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver” (Hepatol Int 2008; 2: 429-439)

*This APASL Guideline can be downloaded by clicking below.


APASL Fellowship 2018

The objective of the fellowship is to foster career development by encouraging the beneficial experience of working in a different clinical or research environment in another country in the Asia-Pacific region. These fellowships provide for advanced training in health and medical research in any country in the Asia-Pacific region and enable fellows to work in a clinical environment or on a research project with nominated advisers. We appreciate your generous contributions and support for these APASL fellowships and look forward to a number of high-quality applications for a 2018 fellowship.

An application form can be downloaded by clicking here: http://apasl.info/applicationform-fellowship.docx Please fill in and send to the APASL secretariat (apasl_secretariat@apasl.info). We are looking forward to receiving your application. There are no restrictions based on nationality. The sponsoring institution with the academic environment to provide adequate support for the proposed project might be suggested by APASL. Application will be reviewed by APASL Committee members. The decisions of the Committee are final and not subject to appeal.



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