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taglineIn our lifetime, advancements in hepatology — which once seemed impossible — have become promises of hope for those suffering from the devastating effects of liver disease. From liver transplantation to HCV cures, the lives of countless patients have been transformed.

Your contributions help us achieve our mission of investing in innovative hepatology research and in the people who study and treat liver disease.

With your support, we are able to:

  • Fund new and innovative liver research
  • Foster increased access for a growing number of liver disease patients to adequately trained hepatology providers
  • Encourage young investigators to pursue careers in liver research
  • Support advanced hepatology training for front line providers

Your continued support also enables us to provide the largest amount of private funding for liver disease research and training in the United States every year. AASLD Foundation, building upon the philanthropic legacy of AASLD, is the largest private supporter of liver disease research in the United States with more than $47 million awarded since 2000.

Cynthia Moylan, MDThis year, thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Foundation funded $4.06 million in 36 awards, the largest level of funding in the history of the program, enabling researchers and clinicians to conduct innovative liver disease research and seek advanced hepatology training. We were also able to expand our awards portfolio to provide more opportunities to bright and promising liver disease researchers and clinicians, including our new Bridge and Pilot Research Awards. Visit to learn more about this year’s awardees.

Your gift is an investment in liver research, education and training for clinicians, career opportunities for young investigators and increased access to trained providers for patients. We have accomplished much, but there is still more work to be done.

Visit to make a tax-deductible donation* of $100, $200, $500 or $1,000 to AASLD Foundation.

On behalf of AASLD Foundation, we thank you for your contributions to the science and practice of hepatology. It is the generosity of our donors and commitment of our AASLD members that allows us to envision a world without liver disease.

* The AASLD Foundation is tax-exempt under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions made to the AASLD Foundation are charitable contributions deductible to the extent permitted by §170 of the Internal Revenue Code. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 may affect your ability to deduct charitable contributions as itemized deductions in 2018 and subsequent years. We recommend you consult your tax advisor for details.