Upcoming Events

Apr
20
Tue
Drug-Induced Liver Injury Meeting (Co-sponsored by AASLD & FDA) @ Live Streaming
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm
Drug-Induced Liver Injury Meeting (Co-sponsored by AASLD & FDA) @ Live Streaming

Held virtually April 20-22, 2021. The website below contains links for attendee Registration and an Agenda of planned sessions, speakers and panel discussions, as well as information for the submission of poster abstracts by attendees.

Click here for more information.

Topics covered:

  • Latest developments in the field of hepatotoxicity
  • Innovative tools for diagnosis and assessment
  • Liver injury in patients with cancer or underlying liver disease
  • Drug induced liver injury during the COVID Pandemic.
PLRC Virtual Seminar Series: Dr. Michael Jurczak @ Zoom
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Michael J. Jurczak, PhD

Michael Jurczak, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology and Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Title: “Reduced mitophagy during the pathogenesis of NAFD: Innocent bystander or active contributor?”

May
4
Tue
PLRC Virtual Seminar Series- Dr. Frank Tacke @ Zoom
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Frank Tacke, MD, PhD

Chairman and Professor of Medicine

Charité University Medicine Berlin

Department of Hepatology & Gastroenterology

Berlin, Germany

Title: New Insights into Liver Macrophages in NASH Pathogenesis

May
5
Wed
Pathology Seminar- Dr. Reben Raeman @ Zoom
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Reben Raeman, MS, PhD

Reben Raeman, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology

University of Pittsburgh

Title: “Mechanisms Underlying Loss of Intestinal Epithelial Barrier Function in NAFLD”

May
11
Tue
PLRC Virtual Seminar Series: Dr. Melanie Scott @ Zoom
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Melanie Scott, MD, PhD

Melanie Scott, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh

Title: TBD

May
18
Tue
PLRC Virtual Seminar Series: Dr. Jim Squires @ Zoom
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

James Squires, MD, M

Jim Squires, MD, MS

Clinician, Physician Faculty

Department of Pediatrics

University of Pittsburgh

Title: TBD

May
21
Fri
Radiology Grand Rounds – Dr. Bachir Taouli
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Radiology Grand Rounds - Dr. Bachir Taouli

“Gadolinium Based Contrast Agents: Update 2021″

Bachir Taouli, MD, MHA, FISMRM, FSAR, FESGAR, FICIS

Professor, Radiology and Medicine

Vice-chair of Translational Research

Director of Body MRI and Cancer Imaging Program
Co-Chief Abdominal Imaging Section

Department of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York

May
25
Tue
PLRC Virtual Scientist-Clinician Roundtable: Dr. Chris Hughes and Dr. George Michalopoulos @ Zoom
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Christopher Hughes, MD

Christopher Hughes, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation

University of Pittsburgh

Title: “Indications of liver transplant, living donor transplantation, complications due to failed regeneration in transplantation, and unmet clinical needs”

 

George Michalopoulos, MD, PhD

George Michalopoulos, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology

University of Pittsburgh

Title: “Preclinical Models to Study Liver Regeneration”

May
26
Wed
Department of Pathology Research Seminar: Dr. Bernd Schnabl @ Zoom
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

2021 Pathology Annual Research Day/Retreat

Bernd Schnabl, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, San Diego Digestive Diseases Research Center
University of California
San Diego, CA

Title: “Translating Microbiota Research Into Therapies for Liver Disease”

 

Jun
1
Tue
PLRC Virtual Seminar Series: Dr. Paul Johnston @ Virtual- Zoom
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Paul Johnston, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Pittsburgh

Title: TBD