Regenerative Hepatology Consortium Symposium Program June 2023


June 20 2023, 9:00-17:00 (CET) 

Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria

Regenerative Hepatology with small molecules, hormones, nucleic acids and growth factors

9:00-9:10 – Welcome and opening of the symposium by Pedro Baptista, Etienne Sokal, Tobias Cantz and Michael Trauner

9:10-9:40 –     From Bench to Bedside: Pharmacological MKK4 Inhibition to unlock regeneration in diseased Livers – Lars Zender, Tubingen, Germany

9:40-10:10 –   The role of bile acids and FXR in liver regeneration – Saskia van Mil, Utrecht, The Netherlands

10:10-10:40 – RNA-based therapeutic strategies of the liver – Amar Deep Sharma, Hannover, Germany

10:40-11:00 – Discussion

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

Hepatic developmental biology, stem cells and beyond

11:30-12:00 – New insights into bile duct formation, Frederic Lemaigre, Brussels, Belgium

12:00-12:30 – The generation of liver progenitors for translational medicine, Floris Roos, Cambridge, UK

12:30-13:00 – Liver organoids: from basic biology to clinical applications, Patricia Ignacio, Dresden, Germany

13:00-13:30 – A niche map for ductular reaction-driven regeneration, Rita Manco, Brussels, Belgium

13:30-14:30 Lunch Break

Poster Session

14:30-15:30 – Rapid fire poster presentations (5 minutes each presenter)

Novel organoid in vitro systems for cell therapies and model diseases

15:30-16:00 – Liver disease modelling in human hepatocyte organoids, Delilah Hendriks, Utrecht, The Netherlands

16:00-16:30 – Hepatocyte organoids, Weng Chuan Peng, Utrecht, The Netherlands

16:30-17:00 – Gene editing in organoids with metabolic liver disease, Indi Joore, Utrecht, The Netherlands

17:00               Closure

Abstract Submission 

Abstract submission will be open from April 1 until June 12. Please submit your abstracts at:mail@regenerativehepatology.com We will award a prize of €150 to the best poster. 

Abstracts should have a maximum of 500 words in Font 11 in  Times New Roman. Selected abstracts, will be presented as posters  in a rapid-fire poster presentation of 5 minutes.  


Please register at mail@regenerativehepatology.com before June  15, 2023. Registration fee is 50 EUR.

Should be paid at:

Foundation for Regenerative Hepatology

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Food will be provided. The symposium will be at Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria.

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