The Liver Meeting

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HCV treatments valued under $100 per patient

December 12, 2016
Researchers estimated that a generic direct-acting antiviral regimen for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection could cost less than $100 per…
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Kanuma improves liver markers in patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency

December 6, 2016
BOSTON — Kanuma improved various liver markers, as well as reduced liver fibrosis and cirrhosis, in children and adults with lysosomal acid…
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BMS-986036 displays multiple improvements in patients with obesity

December 6, 2016
BOSTON — Multiple studies on BMS-986036, a novel pegylated recombinant human fibroblast growth factor 21 analog, were presented at The Liver…
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VIDEO: Pangenotypic regimen leads to high SVR in all HCV genotypes

December 2, 2016
BOSTON — In this exclusive video at The Liver Meeting, Tom Podsadecki, head of antiviral research and development at AbbVie, discusses high…
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Patients with HCV/HBV may experience HBV-reactivation after DAA therapy

November 29, 2016
BOSTON — A small group of patients with hepatitis C virus and hepatitis B virus coinfection experienced spontaneous HBV reactivation after…
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Hair ethyl glucuronide detects excessive alcohol use in cirrhosis

November 29, 2016
BOSTON — Hair ethyl glucuronide was accurate in detecting excessive alcohol use up to 3 months in patients with cirrhosis, suggesting it may
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POLARIS-2: Voxilaprevir safe, effective with Epclusa in multiple HCV genotypes

November 23, 2016
BOSTON — A novel pangenotypic protease inhibitor, voxilaprevir, yielded encouraging outcomes when administered with Epclusa, regardless of HCV…
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VIDEO: NASH prevalence increases fourfold among adolescents

November 22, 2016
BOSTON — In this exclusive video at The Liver Meeting, Naim Alkhouri, MD, a hepatologist from the Cleveland Clinic, discusses the increasing…
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PSC in children presents as ‘chronic, progressive and relentless’

November 21, 2016
BOSTON — Primary sclerosing cholangitis affects children quickly and harshly, with 30% of patients requiring a liver transplant by 10 years…
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VIDEO: Cost to treat HCV could be as low as $80 in the US

November 18, 2016
BOSTON — In this exclusive video at The Liver Meeting, Andrew M. Hill, PhD, discusses data from a new study that show the price of a…

Meeting Calendar

The Liver Meeting

October 20, 2017 - October 24, 2017

  • Location: Washington, D.C.
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