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

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APASL Annual Meetings


As people of all cultures and faiths welcome the Year of the Earth Pig, let us all give thanks for family, the wisdom of our mentors, and the company of our friends and neighbors.

We, your family from Asian Pacific Study of the Liver, ushers this year with an exchange of scientific research and ideas by blending cultural diversity with science. We invite you to the 2019 APASL Annual by Convention on February 20-24 2019 the theme: “Soaring To New Heights In Hepatology(www.apasl2019manila.org).

APASL 2019 will highlight the current paradigms and future perspectives in the management of liver diseases. It will serve as a platform to blend clinical practitioners, researchers, and academicians to share ideas and foster learning in Asia-Pacific Region. Accepted abstracts will be published in Hepatology International therefore we encourage participants to submit your abstract. We have extended abstract submission to December 28, 2018.


What is new with APASLMANILA 2019:
  • APASL Awards
    1st Okuda-Omata APASL Distinguished Award
    1st Powell-Sarin APASL Lifetime Achievement Award
    1st Sollano-Lesmana APASL Great Mentor Award
  • APASL Rising Star Awards
  • APASL-AASLD-EASL-ALEH participation
  • APASL Community with National Liver Societies
  • APASL-AASLD Joint Clinical Research Workshop
  • Top 3 abstracts- travel grant to AASLD 2019
  • APASL Mentoring program
  • Hepatology International Editors’Pick
APASL 2019 MANILA SCIENTIFIC HIGHLIGHTS:
  • APASL-AASLD Joint Clinical Research Workshop
  • “Research Basics and Intricacies: From Conception to Completion
  • APASL Liver Transplant Course: Optimizing Outcomes in Liver Transplantation
  • APASL Post-Graduate Course: Current Approaches to Common Liver Problems
  • APASL Basic Hepatology Course: NAFLD:From Basics to Clinics:
  • APASL Public Health Day
  • APASL-AASLD Symposium on HCC
  • APASL-EASL Symposium on Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • APASL-International Ascites Club Symposium
  • APASL-AARC Symposium
  • NAFLD in Asia Pacific Region- presentation from different AP countries
  • APASL Guidelines
  • Pediatric Hepatology symposium
  • Liver Pathology and Radiology symposium
  • Drug Discovery symposium

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!

Diana Alcantara-Payawal, MD, FPCP, FPSDE

President
Asian Pacific Study of the LIver


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

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

APASL STC

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/

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


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.



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 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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