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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2013
7:30 – 7:55 a.m.    Registration, Welcome and Continental Breakfast

Plenary Session I: Liver Transplantation Update

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.    Organ Donation Issues in 2013 – Teresa Shafer, RN, MSN

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.     Evaluation for Liver Transplantation-The Process – Rise Stribling, MD

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.     Liver Transplantation Update – John Goss, MD
                               
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.    Evaluation of a liver mass: Is it liver cancer or a benign mass? – Chukwuma Egwim, MD

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.  Case Discussions (Putting it into Practice) – Prasun Jalal, MD

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. BREAK #1

Plenary Session II:  Chronic Viral Hepatitis
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.  Chronic HBV - Current Management - Natalie Bzowej, MD

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.  Future Directions in HCV Therapy – Eric Lawitz, MD

11:45 – 12:15 p.m.  Management of HCV in 2013 - John Vierling, MD

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.  Case Discussions (Putting it into Practice) – Charles Phan, MD & Alan Glombicki, MD

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.    LUNCHEON

Plenary Session III:  Genes and Metabolic Liver Disease
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.     Fatty Liver Disease & Genetic Interactions – Gagan Sood, MD
           
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.     Hemochromatosis  – Bruce Bacon, MD

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.     Genetic Cholestatic Liver disease in the  Adolescent – Daniel H. Leung, MD

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.     Wilson’s disease and alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency – Norman Sussman, MD

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.    Case Discussions (Putting it into Practice) – Victor Ankoma-Sey, MD

4:30 – 4:45 p.m.    EVALUATIONS

4:45 p.m.             GENERAL CONFERENCE ADJOURNS