Exhibit Registration: Acute Liver Failure: Science and Practice
Exhibitor Levels and Benefits:
Your company can support this program with an exhibit fee in the following amounts:
Exhibitor level: $1,500.00
All support as an exhibitor will be fully acknowledged at the course and you will receive recognition at the meeting and course handouts.
In order to comply with the new ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education*, attendee lists will not be provided. Ineligible companies** are welcome to directly request learner name and contact information for their own purposes.
*Reference: Standard 2: Prevent Commercial Bias and Marketing in Accredited Continuing Education
**The ACCME defines an ineligible company as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
In-Person Exhibit Space:
Assigned exhibit space consists of one 6-8 foot table and two (2) chairs. Power outlets are limited and are first come first serve.
Confirmation and Payment:
Exhibit space is not confirmed until an Exhibitor Agreement form is completed and signed by both parties. A counter-signed copy of the agreement will be sent back as confirmation of your exhibit space. You will also receive login information in order to make your payment online. Payment must be received prior to the start of the course.
Acute Liver Failure: Science and Practice, a symposium.
Monday May 16, 2022
Session 1: Acute Liver Failure: Overview and Mechanisms of Liver Injury
Moderators: Brendan McGuire, MD (UAB) and William M. Lee, MD (UTSW)
Welcome and Introduction
Brendan McGuire, MD
Acute Liver Failure and ALFSG
William M. Lee, MD
Mechanisms of Liver Injury
Lily Dara, MD
Clinical Phenotypes of ALF
Raj Reddy, MD
Acetaminophen: Current status
Laura James, MD, PhD
9:40 -10:00 am
Histopathology of ALF
David Kleiner, MD
10:0 0 -10:15 am
Session 2: Liver Regeneration and Response to Injury
Moderators: Adrian Reuben, MD (MUSC) and David Kleiner, MD (NCI)
Overview of Basic Regenerative Mechanisms
Sanjeev Gupta, MD
Immunologic Basis of Liver Injury/Response
Evangelos Triantafyllou MD, UK
Pathogenesis of HBV ALF: host/viral factors
Patrizia Farci, MD
Wnt Signaling and Regeneration
Udayan Apte, PhD
Pathophysiology of cerebral edema
Chris Rose, PhD
Session 3: Genomics and Viral Discovery
Moderators: Jorge Rakela, MD (Mayo Clinic) and Tony Bass, MD (UCSF)
Viral Discovery in ALF
Charles Chiu, MD
Genomics and Viral Liver Injury
Emmanuel Jouanguy, MD
Genomics of Drug-Induced Liver Injury
Paola Nicoletti, PhD
Biomarkers in ALF
Jorge Rakela, MD
Session 4: Diagnosis, Evaluation and Prognosis of ALF
Moderators: Bob Fontana, MD (Michigan) and Dan Ganger, MD (Northwestern)
Natural History of ALF
Causality: Determining Etiology in ALF
Daniel Ganger, MD
Prognostic Indices: Determining Outcomes
David Koch, MD
Methacetin Breath Test/Other Prognostic Tools
Robert J. Fontana, MD
Tuesday May 17, 2022
Session 5: Complications of ALF: Riding Out the Storm
Moderators: Iris Liou, MD (Univ. of Washington) and Bilal Hameed, MD (UCSF)
Critical Care of ALF: Overview
Dean Karvellas, MD
Hemostasis in ALF: Is There a Coagulopathy?
Todd Stravitz, MD
The Decision to List for Transplant
Shannan Tujios, MD
Outcomes of Transplantation: SRTR/ALFSG
Justin Parekh, MD
Session 6: Liver Support, Transplantation and The Future
Moderator: Anne Larson, MD (Univ. of Washington) and Buddy Sussman, MD (Baylor Houston)
Liver support machines: Current status
Scott Nyberg, MD
Designing Clinical Trials in an Orphan Disease
Valerie Durkalski, PhD
Pediatric ALF: Current Status
Estella Alonso, MD
Is ALF Going Away? An Epidemiologist’s View
Babak Orandi, MD
New agents for liver recovery
Lars Zender, MD
William M. Lee, MD
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in the activity that was designated for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
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- After payment is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.
Exhibit Space Cancellations:
Cancellations must be received in writing at least ten business days prior to the start of the course. No refund will be provided for a cancellation received after this time.