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Booth: 301, 507, 547

AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company which combines the focus of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and structure of a long-established pharmaceutical leader. AbbVie is committed to using unique approaches to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases.



Booth: 147

AcariaHealth is a national comprehensive specialty pharmacy focused on improving care and outcomes for patients living with complex conditions. Our specialized care management services put patients first, bringing a personal touch to specialty drug management. Our commitment to helping patients manage their complex, high-cost healthcare is unmatched in the industry.



Booth: 443

Accredo is a full-service specialty pharmacy dedicated to the treatment of rare and complex conditions. Our comprehensive therapy management programs engage trained pharmacists, nurses, reimbursement specialists, and patient care representatives who provide enhanced support services to patients, their families and healthcare professionals. 

Aiforia Inc.


Booth: 602

Aiforia provides cloud-based Deep Learning image analysis solutions for digital pathology. Aiforia Deep Learning AI solutions are available on-demand, or through the user interface for AI training, Aiforia Create.  Our empowering SaaS solutions enable fast, accurate, and affordable analysis support for pathologists and medical researchers requiring tissue-based image analytics.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals


Booth: 235

Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases, including lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D), through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-changing therapies.

Alfa Wassermann Diagnostic Technologies


Booth: 706

Alfa Wassermann clinical chemistry systems use liquid, ready-to-use reagents, providing an inexpensive alternative to dry chemistry. Alfa Wassermann offers a compact, cost-effective, easy-to-use, innovative benchtop blood chemistry analyzer to maximize research success by quickly and cost effectively transforming in-vivo drug safety and efficacy screens.

Allergan Plc


Booth: 643

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), is a bold, global pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals, devices and biologic products for patients around the world. For more information, visit Allergan’s website at

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals


Booth: 715

Alnylam is leading the translation of RNA interference (RNAi) into a new class of innovative medicines with the potential to transform the lives of people with rare genetic, cardio-metabolic, and hepatic infectious diseases with unmet need. Alnylam’s investigational medicines include four late-stage product candidates, with one under regulatory review.

Alpha-1 Foundation


Booth: 134

The Alpha-1 Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to providing the leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.  

American Board of Internal Medicine


Booth: 744

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has stood for the highest standard in internal medicine and its 20 subspecialties. Certification has meant that internists have demonstrated – to their peers and to the public – that they have the clinical judgment, skills and attitudes essential for the delivery of excellent patient care. ABIM is not a membership society, but a physician-led non-profit, independent evaluation organization.

American Liver Foundation


Booth: 126

Founded in 1976, the American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the nation’s leading nonprofit health organization for people living with liver disease. We are a nationwide network of staff and volunteers that provides awareness, outreach, education and patient support services to educate the public about liver health and to improve the lives of individuals and their families affected by liver disease.    

American Porphyria Foundation


Booth: 114

The mission of the American Porphyria Foundation is to enhance awareness and education about the Porphyrias and to aid in advancing treatment of this group of disorders.

Amsety GmbH


Booth: 149

Amsety has developed the first nutrition bar to support liver health. Designed by a team of liver health specialists, scientists and food engineers, our bars contain no refined sugars, are sodium free, gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and kosher. Amsety Bars can only be purchased on our website at

Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver


Booth: 120

Today APASL is one of the leading associations based on investigation and treatment of liver diseases in the world and the largest scientific body that upholds the standards and profession, research and create improved treatment methods for millions of liver patients particularly in the entire Asia Pacific Region.

Asociacion Latinoamericana para el Estudio del Hígado ALEH


Booth: 104

A non-profit scientific association founded in 1968, whose main objective is to promote and disseminate the study of Hepatology in Latin America, through training and the exchange of scientific knowledge and experiences, to reduce current gaps in the world. 

Asociacion Mexicana De Hepatologia


Booth: 128

The Mexican Hepatology Association is a leading organization involved in the advancement of science and practice of hepatology, promoting better care for patients with liver and biliary diseases. It is involved in the innovation and development of new therapeutic options and is committed to the training of specialists.

Audentes Therapeutics, Inc.


Booth: 622

Audentes Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing gene therapy products for patients living with serious, life-threatening rare diseases. We have four product candidates in development including AT342 for the treatment of Crigler-Najjar. We are committed to forging strong relationships with the patient, research and medical communities.

Autoimmune Hepatitis Association, Inc.


Booth: 130

The Autoimmune Hepatitis Association (AIHA) is a nonprofit that offers education and support for patients and families affected by autoimmune hepatitis. The AIHA hosts a biennial patient conference (next one is July 2019 in Indianapolis) and a social media community that connects patients with one another and with research opportunities.

Bayer Healthcare


Booth: 327

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At the same time, the Group aims to create value through innovation, growth and high earning power.



Booth: 607

BioPredictive offers diagnostic and prognostic blood tests for liver diseases. Over a million tests performed worldwide. BioPredictive’s diagnosis and prognosis tests (FiboTest-ActiTest, FibroMax, HCV-GenoFibroTest including IL28b ) are available on line at FibroTest App (free) including ElastoFibroTest and DAAFibroTest available on iPhone and Android.  

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Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association


Booth: 106

Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association is devoted to fighting primary liver cancer. Founded in Burbank, California, with a satellite location in Birmingham, Alabama, Blue Faery’s mission is to prevent, treat and cure primary liver cancer through research, education and advocacy. For more information, visit

Boston Scientific Corporation


Booth: 619

Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming patient lives by developing diagnostic and therapeutic devices that support less invasive, more efficient procedures for a variety of GI conditions. Through innovation and partnership, we are advancing important clinical research, supporting education programs and helping healthcare institutions deliver high quality healthcare while managing costs.



Booth: 604

BriovaRx is a leading specialty pharmacy services company dedicated to helping administer and deliver high-quality, cost-effective specialty pharmacy care. BriovaRx combines technology, data and expertise to provide educational resources, 24/7 pharmacy support and trusted advice to the individuals, caregivers and care teams we serve.

Bristol-Myers Squibb


Booth: 211

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. Visit BMS at or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, The


Booth: 122

Founded in 2006, the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is a global 501(c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission is to find a cure and improve the quality of life for those affected by bile duct cancer.  

Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group, The The Copenhagen Trial Unit


Booth: 112

The Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group (CHBG), part of Cochrane, is a non-profit, non-industry funded international clinical research group with 2300 members. In issue 4, 2018 of The Cochrane Library, we published 343 peer-reviewed protocols and 211 systematic reviews. A CHBG Register with RCTs and CCTs is maintained in The Cochrane Library.  

Community Liver Alliance


Booth: 138

The Community Liver Alliance connects patients to health care providers and services; creates and conducts screenings and educational programs; supports local youth transplant camp; promotes awareness of liver wellness; offers a patient assistance program, funds local research and meets with local, state, and federal policy makers to initiate positive change. 



Booth: 721

Covance is the world’s most comprehensive drug development company. LabCorp, our parent company, is a market leader in diagnostics with strength in the management of infectious diseases. Together, we offer a single-source solution for drug development and treatment of acute and chronic infections. Together, we improve health and improve lives.

Crown Bioscience


Booth: 243

CrownBio’s metabolic disease portfolio enables our clients to take strategic go/no-go decisions as they progress their therapeutic candidates through various stages of drug development.  Our platform of rodent and non-human primates, (NHP) to model human liver disease, including NAFLD/NASH, is used to predict human efficacy and safety of therapeutic candidates.

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting


Booth: 527

CTI is a global, privately held, full-service CRO with a passion for helping life-changing therapies succeed in chronically and critically ill patient populations. We specialize in the unique challenges associated with hepatic populations, and our therapeutic expertise is a driving force enabling us to successfully design/manage drug development programs in hepatology.

CVS Specialty


Booth: 621

Our commitment to helping patients and their physicians manage complex drug therapies by delivering expert individualized care and unmatched, multi-channel access has made us one of the leading specialty pharmacies in the country. We provide a full-range of pharmaceutical care, dispensing the latest FDA-approved medications.

CymaBay Therapeutics


Booth: 501

At CymaBay, we are committed to improving the lives of patients with liver and other chronic diseases by developing and providing access to innovative therapies.  We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of healthcare by addressing the complex needs of patients, caregivers and communities and advancing medical knowledge.

DiaPharma Group, Inc


Booth: 601

See what’s new in liver injury biomarkers for NASH, AH, and DILI research at Booth 601. Cytokeratin/Keratin 18 (CK18/K18) is an important biomarker of hepatocyte cell death. Explore RUO M30/M65 ELISAs for measuring hepatocyte apoptosis/necrosis non-invasively. Diapharma offers additional RUO assays for liver injury, including HA, α-GST, and Collagen IV.

Diem Labs LLC

Booth: 143

Founded on innovation and committed to consumer education, Diem Labs, LLC delivers clinically validated nutritional products that address underserved and unmet medical needs. Hepaxa™ is a first-in-class medical food product consisting of a patented, concentrated and purified EPA/DHA complex, indicated for the management of steatosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Digestive Disease Week

Website: http://WWW.DDW.ORG

Booth: 102

Visit us to learn about liver programming at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019. Then get ready to commemorate 50 years of DDW in San Diego, CA, May 18-21, 2019. The global destination for GI education, DDW is the leading meeting to update clinical knowledge, share research, and make and renew connections with peers.

DILIsym Services


Booth: 720

DILIsym Services, Inc. has developed the DILIsym® modeling software and the NAFLDsym® modeling software to increase the efficiency of drug development for the pharmaceutical industry by informing key decisions.  DILIsym Services, Inc. makes this software available to pharmaceutical companies in addition to performing services projects with the modeling software. 

Dova Pharmaceuticals


Booth: 627

Dova is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing drug candidates for rare diseases where there is a high unmet medical need. With a nimble approach and a team of bright minds aglow with passion, we’re dedicated to bringing brilliant medicine to market.

Dynavax Technologies Corporation


Booth: 145

Dynavax leverages the power of the body's innate and adaptive immune responses through toll-like receptor (TLR) stimulation. Dynavax discovers and develops novel vaccines and immuno-oncology therapeutics. The Company’s first commercial product, HEPLISAV-B® [Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant), Adjuvanted], is approved in the US for the prevention of hepatitis B in adults.

Echosens North America, Inc.


Booth: 435

Echosens is the world’s leading provider of non-invasive, point of care medical devices dedicated to the liver.  Our FibroScan® devices are the first to be FDA cleared as an aid for managing patients with liver disease.   Echosens also offers the FibroView™ connectivity solution as well as the FibroMeter™ blood test.

Eisai Inc.


Booth: 251

As the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., we are a fully integrated pharmaceutical business with discovery, clinical, and marketing capabilities. Our key areas of commercial focus include oncology and neurology (dementia-related diseases and neurodegenerative diseases). To learn more about Eisai Inc., please visit us at   

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Enanta Pharmaceuticals


Booth: 735

Enanta Pharmaceuticals is a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases.  Enanta’s research and development efforts, are currently focused on the following disease targets: non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis, respiratory syncytial virus and hepatitis B virus. 



Booth: 150

End Hep C SF envisions a San Francisco where hepatitis C is no longer a public health threat, and hepatitis C related health inequities have been eliminated. Our mission is to support all San Franciscans living with and at risk for hepatitis C to maximize their health and wellness.

ENDRA Life Sciences


Booth: 246

ENDRA Life Sciences (NASDAQ: NDRA) is a development stage company with a breakthrough Thermo-Acoustic Enhanced UltraSound (TAEUS) enabling clinicians to visualize human tissue composition, function and temperature.  Initial application is quantification of fat in the liver, for early detection and monitoring of NAFLD, which affects over 1 billion people globally.

European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)


Booth: 116

Since 1966, EASL has continued to grow into a major European Association with international influence dedicated to liver research. It has over 4,400 members and its International Liver Congress™ unites over 10,000 liver experts.  EASL supports clinical trials and research to the benefit of patients world-wide.

Exelixis, Inc.


Booth: 620

Founded in 1994, Exelixis, Inc. is a commercially successful, oncology-focused biotechnology company that strives to accelerate the discovery, development and commercialization of new medicines for difficult-to-treat cancers. Exelixis is on a mission to help patients recover stronger and live longer.

FDA US Food and Drug Administration

Booth: 237

The Food and Drug Administration ensures safe and effective drugs and biologics are available. The FDA provides regulatory oversight for drug development studies and makes decisions regarding marketing approval for new products and changes to already marketed products, and provides guidance to regulated industry on clinical, scientific, and regulatory matters.

FUJIFILM Wako Diagnostics USA Corporation


Booth: 427

Early detection of HCC is crucial for the application of curative therapies. Adding HCC risk biomarkers, AFP-L3 (lectin-reactive alpha-fetoprotein) and DCP (des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin, PIVKA-II) to your HCC surveillance practice can increase chances of detecting HCC earlier. Both tests are 510(k)-cleared, CMS-reimbursed, and available at major US reference laboratories.

Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News


Booth: 245

Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News, a monthly newspaper, provides smart, objective and comprehensive clinical news reporting from international, national and regional gastroenterology meetings. It also features in-depth original articles, educational reviews, CME monographs and monthly commentary from celebrated gastroenterologists.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Booth: 544

Gastroenterology & Hepatology  is a monthly, independent peer-reviewed journal that is mailed to all US gastroenterologists and hepatologists (16,700+).  Content is directed by strong input of experts in the field.  G&H contains thought leader-driven review articles, clinical case studies with expert commentary, and advances columns featuring engaging interviews with experts on current issues in IBD, IBS, GERD, Hepatitis and Endoscopy.  



Booth: 635

GENFIT is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drug candidates and diagnostic solutions targeting liver diseases, in particular those of metabolic origin, and hepatobiliary diseases, where there is still considerable unmet need. Elafibranor, its lead compound, is currently evaluated in a Phase 3 study in NASH.

GI Supply


Booth: 733

GI Supply offers the RenovaRP Paracentesis Management System to improve all aspects of large volume paracentesis.  The RenovaRP System enhances patient safety and satisfaction, is easy on staff, and is cost effective.  The system is highly portable and can be used virtually anywhere, supporting efficient procedures all around.

Gilead Sciences, Inc.


Booth: 313, 219, 521, 526

Gilead Sciences, Inc., founded in 1987, is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. Gilead's portfolio includes treatments for HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, respiratory and cardiovascular conditions, cancer and inflammation. Gilead is one of the world’s largest biopharmaceutical companies, with approximately 5,500 employees across four continents.

Gore & Associates


Booth: 344

Gore Medical Products Division engineers devices that treat a range of cardiovascular and other health conditions. Gore builds on its legacy of improving patient outcomes through research, education, and quality initiatives. Product performance, ease of use, and quality of service provide sustainable cost savings for physicians, hospitals, and insurers.

Gubra ApS


Booth: 742

We are a biotech company focused on pre-clinical contract research (CRO) services and proprietary early target and drug discovery programs. Our focus is the metabolic space (obesity, diabetes, NASH), where we specialize in in vivo pharmacology, peptide chemistry, molecular pharmacology, histology, imaging, stereology, NGS bioinformatics and ex vivo assays.

Healio Gastroenterology


Booth: 505

We’re reporting LIVE. Follow what’s trending at See what your peers are reading online – in print. Stop by our booth and pick up your free issue of Healio Gastroenterology – a unique peer-tested news magazine. Also see HCV Next. Go to

HealthWell Foundation


Booth: 136

The HealthWell Foundation is an independent non-profit dedicated to reducing financial barriers to care for underinsured Americans with chronic and life-altering medical conditions. HealthWell offers a financial lifeline to adults and children who desperately need critical medical treatments but can't afford them by assisting with their cost-sharing obligations. Learn more:

Hepatiq, Inc.


Booth: 741

HEPATIQ is image analysis software that quantifies liver disease severity.  It measures liver function, volume, and portal hypertension.  Infections, alcohol and fat buildup lead to fibrosis which the liver mitigates by regenerating.  Measuring fibrosis is not enough as it is the residual liver function that determines disease outcomes. 

Humedics GmbH


Booth: 701

Humedics has developed a breath test based diagnostic system for measuring functional liver capacity – the LiMAx test. The system comprises a CE-marked medical device, a breath mask and a intravenously administered diagnostic drug. The system has not yet been evaluated and cleared by the FDA and is therefore currently not marketed in the United States.



Booth: 248

IIAM is a world-leading provider of non-transplantable, healthy and diseased, human organs and tissues for medical research, education and development. These tissues are recovered with minimal ischemia, stored in preservation and delivered in 12-24 hours to qualified researchers, scientists, healthcare and biotech professionals for medical advancement. Visit our website,

INDIGO Biosciences, Inc.


Booth: 718

INDIGO Biosciences, Inc. has established itself as the industry-leading provider of assay kits and screening services focused on nuclear receptors. With the world’s largest portfolio, INDIGO products and services help customers improve the speed to data, accuracy, ease of use, and cost efficiency of their drug discovery research.

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Intercept Pharmaceuticals


Booth: 227, 513

Intercept is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat progressive non-viral liver diseases, including primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and biliary atresia. Founded in 2002 in New York, Intercept now has operations in the United States, Europe and Canada.



Booth: 731

IQVIA (NYSE:IQV) is a leading global provider of information, innovative technology solutions and contract research services dedicated to using analytics and science to help healthcare stakeholders find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA has approximately 55,000 employees worldwide. Learn more at

Mayo Clinic Laboratories


Booth: 151

Mayo Medical Laboratories (MML) is a global reference laboratory bringing Mayo Clinic diagnostic excellence to physicians and patients around the world.  MML performs 24 million reference laboratory tests annually and offers 24-hours access to diagnostic and clinical consultation.

Medical Solutions Technologies


Booth: 247

Medical Solutions is an official distributor of LED medical devices.

Meijer Specialty Pharmacy


Booth: 242

Meijer Specialty Pharmacy’s mission is to deliver customized pharmacy & healthcare services that enhance outcomes for patients, physicians, payors and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Services include: Benefit investigation, prior authorization support, patient education and compliance support.



Booth: 201

Today's Merck is working to help the world be well.  Through our medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer and animal products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions.  For more information visit

National Death Index

Booth: 148

The National Death Index is a computerized index of death record information from the state vital statistics offices. Working with the states, the NDI was established as a resource to aid epidemiologists and other health and medical investigators with mortality ascertainment. The NDI is restricted to medical and health research.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)


Booth: 144

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) exhibit highlights the importance of alcohol research, prevention, and treatment for maintaining health. The NIAAA booth features publications appropriate for the public, research findings for professionals and policy makers, and research grant opportunities available for biomedical and social science researchers.

Northwell Health


Booth: 600

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, over 650 outpatient facilities and 15,000+ affiliated physicians. Through our Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell we continue to grow medical professionals of the future.

Novartis Pharma AG


Booth: 551

Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, eye care and cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals. Novartis products are sold in approximately 155 countries around the world.

Novo Nordisk A/S


Booth: 135

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: haemophilia, growth disorders, obesity, chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and NASH .

OraSure Technologies


Booth: 700

OraSure Technologies manufactures oral fluid devices and other technologies designed to detect or diagnose critical medical conditions. Its innovative products include rapid tests for HIV and HCV antibodies, influenza antigens, testing solutions for detecting drugs of abuse, and oral fluid sample collection, stabilization and preparation products for molecular diagnostic applications.

Organovo, Inc.


Booth: 711

Organovo develops dynamic, multicellular, 3D bioprinted human tissues that closely mimic native architecture and function for the advancement of preclinical safety testing, disease modeling, ADME, and therapeutic applications. Available through our NovoView™ Preclinical Services, ExVive™ 3D Bioprinted Liver and Kidney Tissues model human biology for effective translation to the clinic.

Pacific Biomarkers, Inc


Booth: 719

Pacific Biomarkers maintains a "fit-for-purpose" assay development and validation philosophy that covers feasibility to full validations using CAP, CSLI, or FDA bioanalytical guidelines. Numerous studies in NASH or related indication (primary biliary cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis B, alcoholic hepatitis, hepatobiliary disorders). Visit our booth or contact us at / (760) 522-0042.

PBCers Organization


Booth: 110

Our mission is to unite people diagnosed with Primary Biliary Cholangitis (formerly known as Primary Biliary Cirrhosis), which is a progressive chronic liver disease. Our organization helps PBC patients, their care givers, friends and families cope with PBC and improve the quality of their lives through education and support.

Perspectum Diagnostics LTD


Booth: 611

Perspectum Diagnostics combines state-of-the-art digital imaging technologies and innovative software to empower the medical community through Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Our LiverMultiScan™ and MRCP+ ™ Quantitative Analysis Services have been developed to aide new approaches to liver disease management, enabling new therapies and supporting earlier and more accurate diagnosis of disease.

Philips Healthcare


Booth: 727

Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes. Philips EPIQ ultrasound system features the Ultimate Ultrasound Liver solution to non-invasively assess liver disease, including ElastQ Imaging, a real-time, large Region of Interest (ROI), color-coded quantitative assessment of tissue stiffness using shear wave elastography.



Booth: 542

PhoenixBio produces the PXB-Mouse®, the world’s most widely used humanized liver chimeric mouse model, for pre-clinical development. With a liver consisting up to 95% human hepatocytes, the PXB-Mouse® offers reproducible human translatability in the fields of DMPK/Tox, HBV/HCV, NASH/NAFLD and Gene Editing/Oligonucleotide Therapeutics, saving time and costs in pre-clinical development.

Pittsburgh Liver Research


Booth: 743

The Pittsburgh Liver Research Center provides a platform to enhance scientific interactions and collaborations among scientists and physicians and support research by providing innovative cores, clinical component, pilot funding and enrichment program.  Gene Expression: The Journal of Liver Research, publishes articles on all aspects of basic and translational liver research.

Plexision, Inc.


Booth: 342

Plexision develops and markets cell-based tests for personalized disease management and drug development for the Immunocompromized host. The company's first product, Pleximmune, is FDA-approved to predict rejection in children with liver or intestine transplantation. Plexision's products and services are offered from its CLIA-approved, GLP- and GMP-compliant reference laboratory. 

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Promethera Biosciences SA


Booth: 704

Promethera Biosciences is a global innovator in liver therapeutics whose mission is to enable patients to overcome acute and chronic liver diseases by developing cell and antibody technologies. Our lead clinical program, derived from our patented cell technology platform HepaStem, is designed to benefit from its immune-modulatory and anti-fibrotic properties.

Prometheus Laboratories Inc.


Booth: 722

Prometheus is committed to improving lives through the development and commercialization of novel pharmaceutical and diagnostic products that enable physicians to provide greater individualized patient care.  We are primarily focused on the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disorders within the fields of gastroenterology and oncology.

ProSciento, Inc.


Booth: 745

ProSciento is a full scope clinical R&D services provider, exclusively focused on NASH, diabetes and obesity. The company is widely recognized for quality and scientific excellence, extensive experience, and scalable R&D services model – combining deep therapeutic area expertise, strategic planning, and operational execution from preclinical to phase III readiness.

PSC Partners Seeking a Cure


Booth: 142

PSC Partners Seeking a Cure provides education and support to PSC patients, families and caregivers, and raises funds to research causes, treatments and cures for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. PSC Partners has awarded $3 million in research grants, has a growing patient registry, and holds annual conferences for patients and caregivers.  

Research Diets, Inc.


Booth: 739

Research Diets, Inc. formulates and produces purified OpenSource Diets® for laboratory animals. Custom diets shipped in 5-7 days. BioDAQ® Food and Liquid Intake Monitor for mice and rats mounts to home cage and records the time, duration, amount of each meal automatically. BioDAQ NHP monitors food intake of socially housed NHPs.

Resoundant Inc.


Booth: 545

Resoundant, Inc. produces magnetic resonance elastrography, MRE, technology that is available for new and existing  MRI scanners manufactured by Philips, GE and Siemens.  MRE was developed by Dr. Richard Ehman and his team at the Mayo Clinic. There are nearly 900 systems installed around the world.



Booth: 705

Retrophin is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering life-changing therapies to people living with rare diseases who have few, if any, treatment options.

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Booth: 111

For almost 30 years, Salix Pharmaceuticals has been committed to the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. Salix licenses, develops, and markets innovative products to improve patients’ lives and arm healthcare providers with lifechanging solutions. Salix is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

Samsara Sciences


Booth: 713

Samsara Sciences is dedicated to the provision of high-quality primary human liver and kidney cells. We specialize in non-parenchymal cells of the liver isolated from a spectrum of healthy and diseased donors. Each lot of cells comes with extensive phenotypical characterization and comprehensive histopathologic assessment of the tissue of origin.

Sanyal Biotechnology


Booth: 546

Sanyal Biotechnology is a contract research organization specializing in pre-clinical small animal model screening of drugs.  We have developed a proprietary mouse model, the DIAMONDTM mouse, that develops NAFLD and NASH solely as a result of Western Diet.

Shionogi Inc.


Booth: 335

Shionogi Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Shionogi & Co., Ltd., a drug discovery-based pharmaceutical company founded in Osaka, Japan 139 years ago. Our focus is on developing the best possible medicines that address unmet medical needs and help patients and their families worldwide.

SuperSonic Imagine


Booth: 603

SuperSonic Imagine develops and markets a non- invasive liver assessment tool, Aixplorer®, that provides a solution for the assessment and monitoring of chronic liver disease.  Real-time ShearWave™ Elastography (SWE™) delivers liver stiffness measurements under ultrasound guidance, and has been validated in over 150 peer-reviewed publications.

The NASH Education Program

Booth: 244

The NASH Education ProgramTM is a healthcare initiative driven in collaboration with an independent and international scientific committee, aimed at producing and disseminating essential medical knowledge about NASH (Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis). The objective is to develop disease awareness activities targeting multiple audiences (physicians, patients and families) and address unmet information needs.

University of Liverpool - Hepatology Drug Interactions Group


Booth: 146

The University of Liverpool Drug Drug Interactions Group provides clinically useful, reliable, comprehensive, up-to-date, evidence-based drug-drug interaction resources, freely available to healthcare workers, patients and researchers. Our websites and and companion mobile applications enable rapid screening for DDIs with hepatology and HIV agents.



Booth: 100

Since the program's inception in 1981, UPMC Transplant Services has been a pioneer in the development and refinement of new transplant procedures. UPMC is committed to reducing waiting list deaths through robust living-donor kidney and living-donor liver transplant programs, as well as other innovative methods to expand the donor pool.

Virology Education


Booth: 628

Virology Education is a leading provider of innovative scientific and educational programs worldwide, with over 20 years of experience and a wide network of experts. Our programs provide platforms for scientific exchange, education and knowledge-sharing tailored to the needs of healthcare professionals in the fields of virology and liver disease.



Booth: 702

Wiley, a global company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, combined with our digital learning, assessment and certification solutions help universities, learned societies, businesses, governments, and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work.

World Gastroenterology Organisation


Booth: 152

The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) is a federation comprised of over 100 member societies representing more than 50,000 individuals worldwide. WGO focuses on the improvement of standards in gastroenterology training and education globally. The WGO Foundation is the philanthropic resource for the WGO mission.

WuXi AppTec, Inc.


Booth: 447

WuXi AppTec is a leading global pharmaceutical and medical device open-access capability and technology platform company with global operations. As an innovation-driven and customer-focused company, WuXi AppTec provides a broad and integrated portfolio of services to help our worldwide customers and partners shorten the discovery and development time and lower the cost of drug and medical device R&D through cost-effective and efficient solutions.