Navigation Links
EASL-AASLD Special Conference on Therapy of Hepatitis C
Date:6/28/2012

The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), together with the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), will be holding an exciting "Special Conference" dedicated to the timely topic of:

Therapy of Hepatitis C: Clinical Application and Drug Development

During the three days of the conference held from 14-16 September 2012 in Prague, Czech Republic leading international Hepatitis C experts will highlight and address a series of lectures, and participate in interactive debates on hop topics in Hepatitis C. Case presentations and parallel interactive sessions will take place and space will be reserved for poster presentations of original works in the field.

The EASL-AASLD Special Conference provides an opportunity to keep abreast of the latest developments in this rapidly advancing field. The programme has been designed to provide adequate time for discussion and networking and will address a variety of areas including:

  • Global scale intervention and control of HCV
  • Prospects for a preventive HCV vaccine
  • Review of new drug treatments in development such as Nonnucleoside inhibitors of HCV RNA polymerase, NS5A inhibitors, and Cyclophylin inhibitors
  • Effectiveness of triple combinations in cirrhotics

Prof. Dr. Heiner Wedemeyer, a former EASL Secretary General and one of the Special Conference organisers, said a major discussion point at the conference will deal with the real-world use of new direct-acting antivirals (DAAs):

"We will discuss how to manage the side-effects of DDAs in real-world settings, and also their efficacy in populations not treated in pivotal registration trials. This is extremely important for physicians who are starting to use the drugs, particularly in terms of which patients should now be treated," said Prof. Dr. Heiner Wedemeyer.

Moreover, Prof. Dr. Wedemeyer said perspectives on Interferon (IFN) free treatment regimens will be extremely exciting: "After more than 25 years, we can now develop therapies that will not require IFN-alpha, which causes many side-effects and is also very expensive. We are experiencing a paradigm shift in the therapy of hepatitis C. This conference will also be very important for the development of new guidelines in Europe!"


'/>"/>

Contact: Travis Taylor
easlpressoffice@cohnwolfe.com
44-207-331-5472
European Association for the Study of the Liver
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. High Blood Pressure May Be Especially Lethal for Blacks
2. Internal medicine physician specialists release policy paper on reforming Medicaid
3. Being left out puts youths with special needs at risk for depression
4. Gastroenterology special issue focuses on new directions of viral hepatitis care and research
5. Specialized care by experienced teams cuts death and disability from bleeding brain aneurysms
6. Prenatal exposure to pollution especially dangerous for children with asthma
7. Hospital volume and surgeon specialty influence patient outcomes
8. Ethics should drive health policy reform, especially with physician-owned specialty hospitals
9. U.S.A. Hurdle Specialist Kellie Wells has Joined Elite Athletes Tiger Woods, Hines Ward and Takaishi Saito in Using Cell Therapy
10. Nassau County’s Special Districts and Service Providers Mapped for the First Time
11. Elsevier organizes label-free technologies conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional ... action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. ... a social audience of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: the ... in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is the ... She has taught all ages and currently teaches a class of ladies at her ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... to meet the demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s ... experts and tested to meet the highest standard. , These products are ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... Mohebi Hair Restoration, has recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped ... cosmetictown.com. Dr. Mohebi’s article spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), creator of ... and the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN), an independent professional organization that shares ... strategic alliance. , As CPEN’s strategic partner, HLI will help support CPEN ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/28/2017)... Cohen Veterans Bioscience and Early Signal Foundation ... and home sensors for real-time monitoring of patients with ... nonprofit organization focused on disruptive health solutions for rare ... system to record and integrate behavioral, cognitive, physiological and ... ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... --  Montrium , an industry leader in powerful ... Trial Master Files & Inspection Readiness Conference ( ... Services has selected eTMF Connect to ... a leading European contract research organization (CRO), will ... enable greater collaboration with sponsors, improve compliance and ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... Sept. 22, 2017  As the latest Obamacare repeal ... Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham ... the medical device industry is in an odd place. ... the 2.3% excise tax on medical device sales passed ... want covered patients, increased visits and hospital customers with ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: