Advances in Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease: Translational Approaches to Optimizing Clinical Outcomes

Thursday, December 2, 2021

8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Virtual  event

AGENDA: Full Agenda Coming Soon!

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.

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8:45 a.m.

Welcome: Christopher Bowlus, M.D., Professor and Chief, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UC Davis


Session I: Moderated by Vikrant Rachakonda, M.D.

9:10-9:30 a.m.

Vikrant Rachakonda, M.D. Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UC Davis and VA Northern California Health Care System

9:35-9:55 a.m.

Fawaz George Haj, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Nutrition, UC Davis

9:40-10:10 a.m.


Ramon Bataller, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of Hepatology, Center for Liver Diseases, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

10:35-10:45 a.m.

AM Break


Session II: Moderated by Valentina Medici, M.D.

10:45-11:15 a.m.


Kusum Kharbanda, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center

11:20 -11:40 a.m.

Martin Leamon, M.D., Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UC Davis

11:45 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Joy Jiang, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Adjunct Professor, UC Davis

12:10-12:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion & Closing Remarks

12:30-12:45 p.m.

Afternoon Break

12:45-2:00 p.m.

Virtual Meet and Greet with Speakers


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