​EASL and UEG join forces on the occasion of World Digestive Health Day

By EASL and UEG May 24,2013

EASL and UEG join forces on the occasion of World Digestive Health Day by co-organising an event in Brussels. Taking place on 29th May, the event will be hosted by Karin Kadenbach MEP. Under the umbrella theme of the importance of research into liver cancer and alcohol as a risk factor speakers and participants will discuss the importance of research into liver and digestive diseases.

Key opinion leaders from both EASL and UEG will share their views on the topic, as will representatives from the Commission and the European Liver Patients Association (ELPA).

The joint press statement of EASL and UEG emphasising the importance of prioritising liver disease research can be found below.

Further information regarding the event can be obtained from eupublicaffairs@easloffice.eu.

Documents to download

Invitation WDHD 2013

Agenda WDHD 2013

Registration Form WDHD 2013 2013

Summary - The Burden of Liver Disease in Europe

The Burden of Liver Disease in Europe - Literature Review

EASL UEG Press Release WDHD 29-05-2013

Programme booklet WDHD 2013

Activities in Cancer and Rare Diseases - Presentation by Dr. Ciaran Nicholl

Alcohol and Liver Cancer - Presentation by Dr. Marsha Y. Morgan

The European Commission and liver cancer an overview - Presentation by Mr. Giulio Gallo

The Importance of Research into Liver Disease - Presentation by Prof. Dr Markus Peck-Radosavljevic

The Role of the Biomed Alliance in Fostering Liver Cancer Research - Presentation by Prof. Michael Manns

Report WDHD 2013