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September 7, 2018

Congress has made more progress on funding legislation this year than in any recent year – but that is a very low bar to judge against. For AASLD members, however, there is encouraging news in the actual funding numbers for important programs.

September 3, 2018
An existing drug used to treat liver disease could also be effective in Alzheimer's disease, researchers find. Better Alzheimer's therapy is much needed.
August 27, 2018

It is with great excitement that we announce that a record number of abstracts were submitted for this year’s Liver Meeting in November. The number of abstracts submitted is very often a leading indicator of research and clinical activity in our field, and attendance at The Liver Meeting®.

August 23, 2018

Designed to provide the latest updates on the spectrum of liver-focused diseases, this year’s Postgraduate Course will also provide insights about state-of-the-art consultative hepatology that attendees can apply to daily practice.

August 10, 2018

AASLD is pleased to announce the election of new Governing Board and Foundation Board members who will begin their terms in January 2019.

August 6, 2018
Hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) is fast growing, has poor survival rates, and has inefficient current treatments. Can they be improved?
July 30, 2018

The Liver Transplantation Journal Club kicks off on August 15 with a moderated Twitter discussion on the pros and cons of steroid weaning in transplant recipients with autoimmune hepatitis.

July 27, 2018

We are starting to see indications that the usual problem – too little money for too great a need, as well as significant unaddressed policy issues – could derail the progress that has been made to date.

July 26, 2018

Inclusion of opportunities for participation of all of our members, and especially those who represent different constituencies, perspectives and cultures, is of paramount importance for AASLD.

July 26, 2018
A new factor that may influence the risk of Alzheimer's has emerged: the liver's ability to produce enough phospholipids that help protect brain health.