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About liver disease

The International Liver Congress™ 2017

Date: April 19-23, 2017

Location: Amsterdam - Netherlands

About GENFIT's participation at ILC:

GENFIT will host two events:

  • Wednesday, April 19 (18:00 – 19:30, Room Elicium 1): Through its endowment fund, The NASH Education Program™, a satellite symposium on “Advances in biomarkers and trial endpoints for NASH and liver fibrosis”, animated by S. A. Harrison, MD (Co-Chair); V. Ratziu, MD, PhD (Co-Chair); R. Loomba, MD, PhD; M. Romero-Gomez, MD, PhD; and Q. M. Anstee, BSc(Hons), MBBS, PhD;
  • Friday, April 21: A KOL lunch focused on the NASH space for institutional investors and research analysts, with V. Ratziu, MD, PhD and J-F. Dufour, MD, PhD.

4 abstracts will be presented in Posters:

From Thursday, April 20 to Saturday, April 22, 2017

  • “A new non-invasive diagnostic score to monitor change in disease activity and predict fibrosis evolution in patients with NASH”, S. A. Harrison et al. (LBP-534)
  • “Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) of two independent cohorts identifies eleven circulating miRNAs for diagnosis of NASH and fibrosis”, S. Francque et al. (LBP-535)
  • “Combination drug therapy allows synergistic therapeutic dose reduction in NASH: a case study of elafibranor (GFT505) and an FXR agonist combination in a model of severe NASH”, V. Ratziu et al. (LBP-542)

Saturday, April 22, 2017

  • “Drug repurposing screen identifies novel small molecule compounds with potent antifibrotic properties”, C. Belanger et al. (SAT-345)

In addition:

  • Sophie Mégnien, CMO of GENFIT and member of the Steering Committee of the Liver Forum, will co-chair a working group of the Liver Forum #6, which aims to optimize drug development for the treatment of NASH patients in collaboration with regulatory agencies, learned societies, as well as academic and industry stakeholders;
  • GENFIT will be exhibiting at booth #35 throughout the meeting.

For more information please visit the EASL Annual Meeting website: https://ilc-congress.eu/

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