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The AASLD Liver Meeting 2017, Washington DC, October 20-24

2017 Exhibitors

Exhibitors A - B

AbbVie

Contact: www.abbvie.com
Booth: 501, 618, 701

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.

Accredo

Contact: www.accredo.com
Booth: 312

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

ALEH

Contact: www.alehlatam.org
Booth: 707

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.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Contact: www.alexion.com
Booth: 545

Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders, including lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D). 

Alfa Wassermann Diagnostic Technologies

Contact: www.alfawassermannus.com
Booth: 140

Alfa Wassermann clinical chemistry systems use liquid, ready-to-use reagents, providing an inexpensive alternate to dry chemistry.  To help maximize your research success, stay competitive, and meet deadlines, Alfa Wassermann offers a compact, cost-effective, easy-to-use, innovative benchtop analyzer. 

Allergan

Contact: www.allergan.com
Booth: 215

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. 

Alpha-1 Foundation

Contact: www.alpha-1foundation.org
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

Contact: www.abim.org
Booth: 743

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

Contact: www.liverfoundation.org
Booth: 723

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.

Amsety GmbH

Contact: www.amsety.com
Booth: 744

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 www.amsety.com.

APASL

Contact: www.apasl.info
Booth: 108

APASL is one of the leading associations based on investigation and treatment of liver diseases in the world. APASL’s main objectives are to promote the latest scientific advancement and education of hepatology science, exchange of information and the development of consensus, and encourage the practice of medicine in liver diseases.

Asociacion Mexicana De Hepatologia

Contact: www.hepatologia.com
Booth: 110
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.

Bayer Healthcare

Contact: www.bayer.com
Booth: 426

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.

Bionutrigen Co., LTD

Contact: www.bionutrigen.com
Booth: 243

Bionutrigen is making strong effort to make the world's top level liver health food which is useful for liver health and alcohol detoxification without any side effect. We are trying to provide superior technology that passed through European and Russian clinical trials. Our products are exported to U.S.A, Russia and China.

BioPredictive

Contact: www.biopredictive.com
Booth: 217

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 www.biopredictive.com FibroTest App (free) including ElastoFibroTest and DAAFibroTest available on iPhone and Android.

Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association

Contact: www.bluefaery.org
Booth: 731 

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. 

Boston Scientific Corporation

Contact: www.bostonscientific.com
Booth: 645

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.

BriovaRx

Contact: www.briovarx.com
Booth: 643

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

Contact: www.bms.com
Booth: 511

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 BMS.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

Exhibitors C - E

Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, The

Contact: www.cholangiocarcinoma.org
Booth: 729

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

Contact: hbg.cochrane.org
Booth: 727

The CHBG is a non-profit, international clinical research group. In issue 7, 2016 of The Cochrane Library, we published 303 peer-reviewed protocols and 181 systematic reviews. A CHBG Register on randomised and controlled clinical trials is maintained in the CENTRAL database. Cochrane reviews are not industry funded.

Community Liver Alliance

Contact: www.communityliveralliance.org
Booth: 741

We build bridges connecting patients to health care providers and services; create and conduct educational workshops and seminars; coordinate support groups; work with local media and community groups to increase awareness of liver wellness and liver disease; and meet with local, state and federal policy makers to initiate positive change.

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting 

Contact: www.ctifacts.com
Booth: 316

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

Contact: www.cvsspecialty.com
Booth: 227

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.

DiaPharma Group, Inc

Contact: www.diapharma.com
Booth: 543

See what's new in CK18 biomarkers for NASH and AH research at Booth 543. CK18 plays a role in cell death. Explore M30/M65 ELISAs for measuring hepatocyte apoptosis and cell death non-invasively. Diapharma offers an extensive line of liver injury biomarkers, including K18, HA, α-GST, and Collagen IV. Research use only.

Digestive Disease Week

Contact: WWW.DDW.ORG
Booth: 703

Discover monumental developments in science and medicine at Digestive Disease Week(r) (DDW) 2018. DDW is the premier event for gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery professionals. Visit us to learn about liver programming and enter our raffle for a fun prize. Join us June 2–5, 2018, in Washington DC.

Dova Pharmaceuticals

Contact: www.dova.com
Booth: 644

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. 

Duke Clinical Research Institute

Contact: www.dcri.org
Booth: 329

The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), the largest academic research organization globally, conducts groundbreaking multinational clinical trials, manages major national patient registries, and performs landmark outcomes research. The DCRI combines the faculty expertise of one of the most prestigious university medical centers with full-service operational capabilities.

Echosens North America, Inc.

Contact: www.echosens.us
Booth: 527

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

Elsevier The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Contact: www.thelancet.com/gastrohep
Booth: 117

Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity.

EntrustRx Specialty Pharmacy

Contact: www.entrustrx.com
Booth: 220

At EntrustRx, we provide all specialty pharmacy needs from patient assistance with copays to nurse training. We believe in a high touch model of care and dedicate ourselves to helping patients every step of the way. At EntrustRx, we are confident we provide the best service possible in specialty pharmacy.

European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)

Contact: www.easl.eu
Booth: 711

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

ExeGi Pharma

Contact: www.exegipharma.com
Booth: 123

ExeGi Pharma distributes Visbiome, a high potency probiotic medical food intended for the dietary management of dysbiosis associated with irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, pouchitis and hepatic encephalopathy. Visbiome offers a very high potency of bacteria ranging from 112.5 billion bacteria per CFU-900 billion bacteria per CFU, depending on the product. Visbiome is available in capsules, packets, and prescription-strength packets.

Exelixis, Inc.

Contact: www.exelixis.com
Booth: 116

Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq:EXEL) is committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of treatments with the potential to improve outcomes for people with cancer. Exelixis is focused on advancing cabozantinib, an inhibitor of multiple tyrosine kinases, which has shown clinical activity in more than 20 forms of cancer. 

Exhibitors G - P

Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News

Contact: www.gastroendonews.com
Booth: 216

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

Contact: www.clinicaladvances.com
Booth: 742

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.

Genfit Corporation

Contact: www.genfit.com
Booth: 445

GENFIT is a biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of developing therapeutic and diagnostic solutions to address high unmet patient needs in metabolic and inflammatory diseases, with a particular focus on the liver and gastroenterology. Elafibranor, its lead compound, is currently evaluated in a large pivotal international Phase 3 study.

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Contact: www.gilead.com
Booth: 233, 317, 320, 327

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

Contact: www.goremedical.com
Booth: 102

The Gore Medical Products Division has provided creative solutions to medical problems for four decades. Over 40 million Gore Medical Devices have been implanted worldwide. Products include vascular grafts, endovascular and interventional devices, surgical materials, and sutures for use in vascular, cardiac and general surgery. For more information, visit www.goremedical.com.

Grifols USA, LLC

Contact: www.grifolsusa.com/en/web/eeuu
Booth: 207

Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We have three primary divisions – Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital – that develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries around the world.

Gubra

Contact: www.gubra.dk
Booth: 146

Gubra is a Danish biotech company delivering preclinical contract research services as well as early target and drug discovery programs aimed for partnering. Focus is the metabolic space (obesity, diabetes and NASH) where we specialize in in vivo pharmacology, histology, RNA seq, bioinformatics and related services.

HealthWell Foundation

Contact: www.healthwellfoundation.org
Booth: 725

The HealthWell Foundation is an independent nonprofit 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: www.HealthWellFoundation.org.

HEPVu

Contact: www.hepvu.org
Booth: 705

HepVu.org is an interactive online resource that visualizes the first standardized state-level estimates of people with past or current Hepatitis C infection across the U.S. These estimates were generated by Emory University's Coalition for Applied Modeling for Prevention (CAMP), a project supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Humanity and Health Medical Group Limited

Contact: www.hnhmgl.com
Booth: 300

Hong Kong Humanity & Health Medical Group, composed with H&H Research Center; H&H Medical Center (GI & Liver Center, Digestive Endoscopy Centre, Hepatitis C Diagnosis & Treatment Center cooperated with Beijing 302 Hospital of PLA); Explicit Global Medical Group Limited (Medical Diagnostic and Health Assessment Center, Medical Laboratory Center).

Humedics GmbH

Contact: www.humedics.eu
Booth: 122

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. 

Intercept Pharmaceuticals

Contact: www.interceptpharma.com
Booth: 242, 533

Intercept is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel therapeutics to treat underserved chronic liver diseases such as primary biliary cirrhosis, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and biliary atresia. Our product candidates have the potential to treat liver diseases for which there currently are limited therapeutic options.

LabCorp, Covance

Contact: www.labcorp.com
Booth: 340

LabCorp is one of the nation's premier laboratories for treating infectious disease, including Hepatitis C Virus. Through an extensive test menu, staff expertise, and integrated testing from our Center's of Excellence (Monogram BioSciences, The Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology and ViroMed Laboratories), LabCorp offers a single-source solution for the treatment of acute and chronic infections.

Median Technologies

Contact: www.mediantechnologies.com
Booth: 241

Median is at the heart of innovative imaging solutions with iBiopsy(r), a platform designed to acquire, index, and analyze thousands of phenotypes, decoding the biomarkers from standard medical images, to help predict a patient's response to treatment. iBiopsy(r) will revolutionize the way we diagnose, treat and monitor patients with NASH.

Merck

Contact: www.merck.com
Booth: 301

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 www.merck.com.

Mylan N.V.

Contact: www.mylan.com
Booth: 136

Mylan N.V. develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, and distributes generic, brand name, and over-the-counter products worldwide. It offers pharmaceutical products in tablet, capsule, injectable, transdermal patch, gel, nebulized, and cream or ointment forms. The company also manufactures and sells injectables, active pharmaceutical ingredients; and antiretroviral, hepatology and critical care therapy products. 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Contact: www.niaaa.nih.gov
Booth: 745

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.

Novartis Pharma AG

Contact: www.novartis.com
Booth: 245

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 available in more than 180 countries around the world. www.novartis.com

OWL Metabolomics

Contact: www.owlmetabolomics.com
Booth: 127

OWL, a global leader in liquid biopsy testing for NASH and related diseases, will be presenting new data related to innovations in NASH, NAFLD, subtyping of NAFLD severity and fiber staging, via blood-based, non-invasive metabolomics assays. OWL will host various activities in Washington, including a booth and scientific abstracts

OraSure Technologies

Contact: www.orasure.com
Booth: 213

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.

Contact: www.organovo.com
Booth: 135

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 its NovoView(tm) Preclinical Services, ExVive(tm) 3D Bioprinted Liver and Kidney Tissues model human biology for effective translation to the clinic.

PBCers Organization

Contact: pbcers.org
Booth: 747

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

Contact: www.perspectum-diagnostics.com
Booth: 101

Perspectum Diagnostics' proprietary technology and flagship product, LiverMultiScan, is a customisable software analysis tool that uses innovative multiparametric MRI for whole liver assessment. It quickly and accurately measures liver fat as well as correlates for iron and fibrosis/inflammation. Perspectum's research platform, LiverMultiScan Discover, is currently supporting research and clinical trials.

Philips Healthcare

Contact: www.usa.philips.com/healthcare/resources/landing/epiq/epiq-ultrasound-hepatology
Booth: 234

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.

PhoenixBio

Contact: www.phoenixbio.co.jp/en
Booth: 646

PhoenixBio produces the PXB-Mouse(r), the world's most widely used humanized liver chimeric mouse model, for pre-clinical development. With a liver consisting of up to 95% human hepatocytes, the PXB-Mouse(r) offers excellent human translatability in the fields of DMPK/Tox, HBV/HCV, NASH/NAFLD and Gene Editing/Oligonucleotide Therapeutics, leading to earlier clinical studies.

Plexision, Inc.

Contact: www.plexision.com
Booth: 642

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.

Premier Pharmacy Services

Contact: www.premierpharmacyservices.com
Booth: 647

Licensed in all 50 states, Premier Pharmacy Services is a Specialty Pharmacy with collectively over 100 years of customer service providing medications nationally via mail.  We participate as an integral member of the health care team by ensuring safe, effective and compliant medication therapies. URAC and UCHC accredited. 

Prometheus Laboratories Inc.

Contact: www.prometheuslabs.com
Booth: 222

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.

PSC Partners Seeking a Cure

Contact: www.pscpartners.org
Booth: 731

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 $2 million in research grants, has a growing patient registry, and holds annual conferences for patients and caregivers.

Exhibitors Q - W

Recordati Rare Diseases

Contact: www.recordatirarediseases.com
Booth: 218

Recordati Rare Diseases is a biopharmaceutical company committed to providing urgently needed therapies to people with rare diseases in the U.S. We strive to reduce the impact of these diseases and restore health. Our team works with rare disease communities to increase awareness, improve diagnosis and ensure access to effective treatments.

Resoundant Inc.

Contact: www.resoundant.com
Booth: 111

Resoundant Inc. is the supplier of Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE), an advanced imaging technology for measuring tissue stiffness and aiding diagnosis and staging of liver fibrosis. Developed at the Mayo Clinic, MRE can provide physicians with a comprehensive assessment of liver health. Follow us on Twitter @Resoundant during The Liver Meeting. 

Retrophin

Contact: www.retrophin.com
Booth: 203

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.

Contact: www.salix.com
Booth: 435

For over 20 years, Salix Pharmaceuticals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. has been committed to providing solutions for the management of many chronic and debilitating conditions. Salix currently markets products to U.S. healthcare providers in the areas of gastroenterology, hepatology, internal medicine, primary care, infectious disease, and allergy/immunology.

Samsara Sciences

Contact: www.samsarasciences.com
Booth: 119

Samsara Sciences, Inc. specializes in the provision of primary human liver cells for use in human biology and disease research. Our products include hepatocytes, stellate cells, endothelial cells, and Kupffer cells, isolated from healthy or diseased donors with confirmed NAFLD or fibrosis. In addition to cryopreserved cells, we offer tissue-of-origin paraffin blocks and snap-frozen tissues.

Sanyal Biotechnology

Contact: www.sanyalbio.com
Booth: 229

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.

Contact: www.shionogi.com
Booth: 746

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. 

Slack, Inc

Contact: www.slackbooks.com
Booth: 223

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SuperSonic Imagine

Contact: www.supersonicimagine.com
Booth: 306

SuperSonic Imagine is an innovative ultrasound imaging company that has developed a revolutionary ultrasound system: the Aixplorer(r). Aixplorer is the only system on the market with a real time ShearWave(tm) Elastography exam. The exam takes as little as 60 seconds and provides image guided quantification of liver tissue stiffness.

Virology Education B.V.

Contact: www.virology-education.com
Booth: 344

The leading providers of innovative programs for scientific interchange, knowledge-sharing and education for the healthcare professional. Virology Education is committed to delivering highly acclaimed and accredited meetings annually for healthcare professionals worldwide.

Vital Therapies, Inc.

Contact: www.vitaltherapies.com
Booth: 611

Vital Therapies, Inc. is a biotherapeutic company developing a human hepatic cell-based system for the treatment of liver failure. The Company's ELAD System is an extracorporeal human allogeneic cellular liver treatment currently in Phase 3 clinical trials for acute alcoholic hepatitis.

Wako Diagnostics

Contact: www.wakodiagnostics.com
Booth: 328

Wako Diagnostics offers biomarkers AFP-L3 (lectin-reactive alpha-fetoprotein) and DCP (des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin) to aid in the early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in at-risk patients, increasing the possibility of timely application of curative therapies and improved patient outcomes. Both blood tests are 510(k)-cleared, CMS reimbursed, and available at major reference laboratories.

Wiley

Contact: www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/
Booth: 219

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.

Wilson Therapeutics 

Contact: www.wilsontherapeutics.com
Booth: 346

Wilson Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company, based in Stockholm, Sweden, that develops novel therapies for patients with rare diseases. Wilson Therapeutics’ lead product, WTX101 (bis-choline-tetrathiomolybdate), is in development as a novel treatment for Wilson Disease. A Phase 2 clinical study has been successfully completed and preparations for a pivotal Phase 3 study are ongoing.

World Gastroenterology Organization

Contact: www.worldgastroenterology.org
Booth: 709

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.

Contact: http://wuxiapptec.com
Booth: 118

Established in December 2000, WuXi AppTec is a leading global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device open-access capability and technology platform with global operations. As an innovation-driven and customer-focused company, WuXi AppTec provides a broad and integrated portfolio of services throughout the drug R&D process.