Committees

Executive Committee - Chairs - Program Committee - Scientific Committee


Executive Committee 

The members of the Executive Committee (EC) discuss with local chairperson(s), on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

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Chair

Local Chair (2020)

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Program Committee 

The members of the Program Committee assist the Executive Committee by providing them with suggestions for the scientific program. In addition, they participate in reviewing abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions. 

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Scientific Committee

The members of the Scientific Committee assist the Executive and Program Committees by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

We are pleased to present the list of members of the Scientific Committee:

David Back, PhD - University of Liverpool, UK 
Yi-Ming (Arthur) Chen, MD - National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Jun Cheng, MD, PhD - Beijing Ditan Hospital, China
George F. Gao, DVM, DPhil - Beijing Institutes of Life Science, CAS & CDC, China
Luhua Lai, PhD - Peking University, China
Hong Li, MD - Yunnan CDC, China
Patrick Li, MBBS, FHKCP, FHKAM, FRCP - Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
Huanliang Liu, MD - Sun Yat-Sen University, China
Wataru Sugiura, MD, PhD - Nagoya Medical Center, Japan
Fu-Sheng Wang, MD, PhD - Beijing 302 Hospital, China
Lixin Zhang, PhD - Institute of Microbiology, China
Fujie Zhang, MD, PhD - Beijing Ditan Hospital, Capital Medical University, China

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Committees

 

Program Chairs

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Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

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Committees

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) are a group of carefully selected experts and inspirational leaders in their respective fields. They come together on a frequent basis to discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and act as ambassadors of the meeting.   

Scientific Committee 

The members of Scientific Committee (SC) are hand-picked by the OC and the conference secretariat based on their significant contributions and commitment to the field. They assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee act as ambassadors of the meeting and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

Nisha AyubSEED Foundation, Malaysia
Charles BoucherErasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Madeline Deutsch       UCSF, USA
Kai JonasUniversity of Maastricht, Netherlands
JoAnne KeatleyUSCF, USA
Asa RadixCallen-Lorde Community Health Centre, USA
Noppanai RittiwongService Worker In Group (SWING), Thailand
Joe WongAsia-Pacific Transgender Network (APTN, Thailand / Singapore

 

COMMITTEES

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers.

Meeting Chairs

Organizing Committee

Committees

Program Committee - Scientific Committee


Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss on a frequent basis the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

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Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee (SC) advise the PC by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the SC participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and act as an ambassador of the meeting.

Maia Butsashvili, MD, MS, PhD - Health Research Union, Tblisi, Georgia
Jude Byrne - Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL), Australia
Vladimir Chulanov, MD, PhD, DSc - Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia
Andrea Cox, MD, PhD - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
Khin Pyone Kyi - Myanmar Liver Foundation, Rangoon, Myanmar
Jeffrey Lazarus, PhD, MIH, MA - ISGlobal, Spain
Liudmyla Maistat - Medicines Patent Pool, Geneva, Switzerland
Francesco Marinucci, PhD - FIND, Geneva, Switzerland
Shruti Mehta, PhD, MPH - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
Jean-Michel Pawlotsky, MD, PhD - Hôpital Henri Mondor, Paris, France
Huma Qureshi, MD - Pakistan Medical Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Homie Razavi, PhD, MBA - Center for Disease Analysis (CDA), Louisville, USA
Tatjana Reic - European Liver Patients Association, Brussels, Belgium
Marcelo Silva, MD - Austral University Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Committees

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) are a group of carefully selected experts and inspirational leaders in their respective fields. They meet frequently to discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers, and review all submitted abstracts.

Local Chairs 
Workshop Chairs 
Committee members

 Scientific Committee

Nadia Sam-Agudu Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria
Wole Ameyan WHO, Switzerland
Tom Churchyard Kwakha Indvodza, Swaziland
Jane Ferguson Consultan,t Switzerland
Beatriz Grinsztejn Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
Gaj Gurung Youth Lead, Nepal
Luann Hatane PATA, South Africa
Sergey Kostin The Way Home Foundation, Ukraine
Rukia Mannikko Global Fund, Switzerland
Webster Mavhu The Centre for Sexual Health and HIV AIDS Research, Zimbawe
Nyaradzo Mavis Mgodi (UZ-UCSF) Collaborative Research Programme, Zimbawe
Linda Barlow Mosha Makerere University, Uganda
Saiqa Mullick Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, South Africa
Nicholas Niwagab Network of Young People Living with HIV, Uganda
Muziwethu Nkambule USAID, Swaziland
Laura Bonareri Oyiengo Ministry of Health - NACC, Kenya
Audrey Pettifor UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, USA
Shirley Mark Prabhu UNICEF, Thailand
Natella Rakhmanina EGPAF, USA
Wipaporn Natalie Songtaweesin Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Nametsego Tswetla National AIDS Coordinating Agency, Botswana
Kossy Umeh Y+ /READY +, Nigeria
Daniel Were Jhpiego, Kenya
Helen Rees Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, South Africa

Committees

Organizing Committee - Scientific Committee - Industry Liaison Board


Chairs 2019

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Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers

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SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The members of Scientific Committee assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

  • Shaun Barnabas, MD - University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Stacy Carrington-Lawrence, PhD - NIH/OAR, USA
  • Que Dang, PhD - NIAID/NIH, USA
  • Wendy Henderson, PhD, MSN, CRNP, FAAN - NINR, NIH, DHHS, USA
  • Steve Innes, MBChB, MRCPCH, MPhil, PhD - Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Douglas Kwon, MD, PhD - Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA
  • Catherine Lozupone, PhD - University of Colorado Denver, USA
  • Angela Malaspina, PhD - NIAID/NIH, USA
  • John McGowan, PhD - NIAID, USA
  • Piotr Nowak, MD, PhD - Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
  • Sandra Pinto Cardoso, PhD - Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Sergio Serrano Villar, MD, PhD - Hospital Universitario Ramón Y Cajal, Spain
  • Angela Wahl, PhD - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • Cara Wilson, MD - University of Colorado, USA

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INDUSTRY LIAISON BOARD

  • Aaron Del Duca , DNA Genotek, Canada
  • Howard D. Goldstein, GenapSys, USA
  • Matthew Henn, Seres Therapeutics, USA
  • Mohan S. Iyer, Whole Biome, USA
  • Lee Jones, Rebiotix, USA
  • Jeff Murry, Gilead, USA
  • Bruce Roberts, Vedanta, USA
  • Gokul Swaminathan, Merck, USA
  • Marc Tewey, Exegi, USA

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COMMITTEES

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) frequently discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and possible speakers, and review all submitted abstracts.

In 2019, the Organizing Committee is complemented by two local chairs from Mexico:

 

 


SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The members of Scientific Committee assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for topics and speakers. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or session chairs.

We are proud to present the members of the committee:

Moherndran Archary, MBChB, DOH, FCPaeds, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Jason Brophy, MD - Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada
Tsungai Chipato, MBChB - University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, Zimbabwe
Polly Clayden - HIV i-Base, United Kingdom
Anita De Rossi, PhD - AIDS Reference Center, Italy
Marinella Della Negra, MD - Hopital Emilio Ribas, Brazil
Brian Eley, MD - Red Cross Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, South Africa
Albert Faye, PhD - Denis Diderot University, Paris, France
Rashida Ferrand, MBBS, MRCP, MSc, DRM&H - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Tessa Goetghebuer, MD - Hôpital St Pierre, Belgium
Ellen Chadwick, MD - Childrens Memorial Hospital, USA
Valériane Leroy, MD - Inserm, Paris, France
Chewe Luo, MD, PhD - UNICEF, USA
Dorothy Mbori-Ngacha, MBChB, MMed, MPH - United Nations Children's Fund, South Africa
Philippa Musoke, MD - Makerere University & Johns Hopkins University Research Collaboration, Uganda
Sharon Nachman, MD - SUNY Health Science Center Stony Brook, USA
Julie Nelson, MD - Retrovirology Core Laboratory, UNC, USA
Paul Palumbo, MD - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, USA
Martina Penazzato, MD, DTMH, MSc, PhD - WHO, UK
Jorge Pinto, MD, DSc - School of Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brasil
Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD - Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Natella Rakhmanina, MD, PhD, FAAP, AAHIV - Children's National Medical Center, USA
Theodore Ruel, MD - University of California, San Francisco, USA
George Siberry, MD, PhD - National Institute of Health, USA
Lynda Stranix-Chibanda, MBChB, MMED - University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Tavitiya Sudjaritruk, MD, ScM, PhD - Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Graham Taylor, MD - Imperial College, United Kingdom
Claire Thorne, BA, MSc, PhD - University College London, United Kingdom
Marissa Vicari - International AIDS Society, Switzerland
Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA

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Committees

Organizing CommitteeAcademic Advisory Board - Scientific Committee


Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) frequently discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers, and review all submitted abstracts.

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Academic Advisory Board

David Back, PhD - University of Liverpool, UK
Terrence Blaschke, MD - Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Charles Boucher, PhD - Erasmus Medical Center, the Netherlands
Giovanni Di Perri, MD, PhD - University of Torino, Italy
Courtney Fletcher, PharmD - University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Angela Kashuba, PharmD - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Jürgen Rockstroh, MD - University of Bonn, Germany
Jonathan Schapiro, MD - Sheba Medical Centre, Israel

Scientific Committee

Peter Anderson, MD - University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Marta Boffito, MD - St. Stephen's Center, UK
Tim Cressey, BSc, MSc, PhD - Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Rodolphe Garraffo, PharmD, PhD - Hopital Pasteur, France
David Haas, MD - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Saye Khoo, MD, PhD - University of Liverpool, UK
Michael Kurowski - Therapia GmbH, Germany
Mohammed Lamorde - Infectious Diseases Institute, Uganda
Lawrence Lee, MBBS PhD - National University of Singapore, Singapore
Kellie Schoolar-Reynolds, PharmD - Food and Drug Administration, USA
Kimberly Struble, PharmD - Food and Drug Administration, USA
Alice Tseng, PharmD - Toronto General Hospital, Canada

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Committees

The Committees of HEP DART consist of experts with a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge in the field of hepatology. 

Organizing Committee

 

Scientific Committee

Geoffrey Dusheiko
University College London, UK
Harvey Alter
NIH, USA
Ralf Bartenschlager
University of Heidelberg, Germany
Adrian Di Bisceglie
Saint Louis University, USA
Michael Fried
University of North Carolina, USA
Robert GishRobert G. Gish Consultants, LLC, USA
Brent Korba
Georgetown University, USA
Shyamasundaran Kottilil
Maryland University, USA
George Lau
Hong Kong, China
Stanley Lemon
University of North Carolina,
at Chapel Hill, USA
Stephen LocarniniVictorian Infectious Diseases
Reference Laboratory, Australia
Anna Lok
University of Michigan Medical Center, USA
Michael Manns
Hannover Medical School, Germany
Patrick Marcellin
Hopital Beaujon, France
John McHutchison
Gilead Sciences, Inc., USA
Marion Peters
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Jason Grebely
University of New South Wales, Australia

 

Committees

Organizing Committee - Scientific Committee


Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) are a group of carefully selected experts and inspirational leaders in their respective fields. They come together on a frequent basis to discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

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Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

Ralph Baric, PhD - Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, USA
Larry Blatt, PhD - Aligos Biopharma, San Francisco, CA, USA
Christian Brechot, PhD, MD - Global virus network, Baltimore, MD, USA
Matthias Gotte, PhD - University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
David Marchant, PhD - University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Asuncion Mejias, PhD - The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, OH, USA
Christos Petropoulos, PhD - LabCorp, San Francisco, USA
Kenneth Powell, PhDReViral, Stevenage, UK
Debbie van Riel, PhD - Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands
 

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Committees

Program Committee - Organizing Committee - Scientific Committee


The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) frequently discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers, and review all submitted abstracts.  

6 yearly rotating members of the Organizing Committee form the Program Committee (PC), which is responsible for day-to-day decisions.


Program Committee

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Organizing Committee

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Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

Peter Anderson, MD - University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Marta Boffito, MD - St. Stephen's Center, UK
Stefano Bonora, MD - University of Torino, Italy
Raffaele Bruno, MD - University of Pavia, Italy
Dario Cattaneo, MD, PhD  - University of Liverpool, UK
Tim Cressey, BSc, MSc, PhD - Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Rodolphe Garraffo, PharmD, PhD - Hopital Pasteur, France
David Haas, MD - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Saye Khoo, MD, PhD - University of Liverpool, UK
Michael Kurowski - Therapia GmbH, Germany
Mohammed Lamorde - Infectious Diseases Institute, Uganda
Jacob Langness, PharmD - Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, USA
Lawrence Lee, MBBS PhD - National University of Singapore, Singapore
Helen McIlleron, MBChB, PhD - University of Cape Town, South Africa
José Moltó, MD, PhD - Hospital Universitari Germans Trias I Pujol
Peytavin Gilles, PharmD -  Hopital Bichat, France
Elizabeth Phillips,MD, FRCPC, FRACP - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Massimo Puoti, MD -  Niguarda Ca'Granda Hospital
Kellie Schoolar-Reynolds, PharmD - Food and Drug Administration, USA
Kimberly Scarsi, PharmD, MS - University of Nebraska Medical Center
Kimberly Struble, PharmD - Food and Drug Administration, USA
Steve Taylor, MRCP, PhD - Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, UK
Alice Tseng, PharmD, - Toronto General Hospital, Canada
Stefan Zeuzem, MD - University of Frankfurt, Germany

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Committees

 

Program Committee

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Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

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Committees

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers.

Private: Committees

Program Committee - Scientific Committee


Program Committee

The members of the Program Committee (PC) discuss on a frequent basis the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

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Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee advise the Program Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and act as an ambassador of the meeting.

Isabelle Andrieux-Meyer
HIV/HCV Team Lead
Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland
Evaldo Stanislau Affonso Araújo
Assistant-Doctor
University of São Paulo Hospital das Clínicas Infectious Diseases Division, São Paulo, Brazil
Maia Butsashvili
Director
Health Research Union, Tblisi, Georgia
Jude Byrne
Senior Project Officer
Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL), Canberra, Australia
Graham Cooke
Clinician scientist
Imperial College London, London, UK
Andrea Cox
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
 Kenneth Kabagambe
Executive Director and Founder
The National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B (NOPLHB), Makere, Uganda
Achim Kautz
CEO
Leberhilfe Projekt gUG, Cologne, Germany
Shiv Kumr Sarin
Senior Professor and Head, Hepatology, & Director
Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Delhi, India
Khin Pyone Kyi
President of Board of Directors
Myanmar Liver Foundation, Rangoon, Myanmar
Jeffrey Lazarus
Affiliated Professor
Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Spain
Ying-Ru Lo
Coordinator HIV, Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections Unit
WHO Western Pacific Regional Office, Manilla, Philippines
Liudmyla Maistat
Policy and Advocacy Manager
Medicines Patent Pool, Geneva, Switzerland
Francesco Marinucci
Head HIV/HCV Unit
FIND, Geneva, Switzerland
Shruti Mehta
Deputy Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Ponsiano Ocama
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
Jean-Michel Pawlotsky
Professor of Medicine
Hôpital Henri Mondor , Paris, France
Homie Razavi
Managing Director
Center for Disease Analysis (CDA) , Louisville, CO, USA
Tatjana Reic
President
European Liver Patients Association, Brussels, Belgium
Anya Sarang
President
Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice, Moscow, Russia
Marcelo Silva
Head of Hepatology and Liver Transplant Unit
Austral University Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Wendy Spearman
Head of Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Lara Strick
Infectious Disease Physician & Clinical Assistant Professor
Washington Department of Corrections & University of Washington, Tumwater & Seattle, WA, USA
Mark Thursz
Professor of Hepatology
Imperial College London, London, UK
Imam Waked
Professor of Medicine
National Liver Institute, Shebeen El-Kom, Egypt
Stefan Zeuzem
Professor of Medicine
J.W. Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
Huma Qureshi
Executive Director
Pakistan Medical Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Rosmawati Mohamed
Professor and Consultant Hepatologist
University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Philippa Easterbrook
Senior Scientist, Global Hepatitis Programme
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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COMMITTEES

Chairs 2019 - Program Committee - Scientific Committee - APACC Fellow


 CHAIRS 2020

 

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Organizing Committee

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Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee assist the Program and Organising Committees by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, they participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the conference as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

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APACC Fellow

The purpose of the APACC Fellows program is to provide early career investigators with an opportunity to learn about HIV and co-infection research and conference development and leadership through serving on the Organizing Committee of APACC. The fellows will help to develop conference session content for other early career investigators and promote APACC over a two-year term. The Organizing Committee is responsible for developing the conference program, driving conference engagement, and selecting abstracts and panel topics. Fellows will receive support to attend the conference each of the two years in which they participate.

 

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Committees

Organizing Committee - Scientific Committee


Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers.

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Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee are hand-picked by the OC and the conference secretariat based on their significant contributions and commitment to the field. They assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

Beau Ances, MD, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Bruce Brew, MD, St. Vincent's Hospital, Australia
Daniel Duprez, MD, University of Minnesota, USA
Meredith Greene, MD, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Steven Grinspoon, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Marica Holstad, PhD, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Amy Justice, MD, PhD, Yale School of Public Health, USA
Jordan Lake, MD, MSc, UTHealth, USA
Alan Landay, PhD, Rush University Medical Center, USA
Michael Lederman, MD, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Avindra Nath, MD, National Institutes of Health, USA
Eugènia Negredo, MD, PhD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Molly Perkins, PhD, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Sean Rourke, PhD, University of Toronto, Canada
Victor Valcour, MD, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Cara Wilson, MD, University of Colorado, USA


Industry Liasion Board

The Industry  Liaison Board, consisting of leading medical scientists of the pharmaceutical industry, is asked to give input and suggestions that help the Organizing Committee in planning the Workshop and providing support on topics of interest and innovative suggestions to optimize audience participation. The Industry  Liaison Board assists the Organizing Committee by suggesting the most current and critical topics to bring the audience up to date on the most current research in the pharmaceutical industry in related disciplines.

Andrew Clark, MD, ViiV, UK
Richard Haubrich, MD, Gilead Sciences, USA
Christian Marsolais, PhD, Theratechnologies, Canada

 

 

 

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Committees

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers.

Committees

Organizing Committee 

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) are a group of carefully selected experts and inspirational leaders in their respective fields. They come together on a frequent basis to discuss the scientific program of the workshop and identify interesting topics and candidate speakers. 

Scientific Committee 

The members of the Scientific Committee are hand-picked by the OC and the conference secretariat, based on their significant contributions and commitment to the field. They assist the OC by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions. 

 

 

Committees

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers.

Committees

The Committees of HEP DART consist of experts with a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge in the field of hepatology. This meeting, therefore, promises to offer a high-quality program. Please find below the Committees behind HEP DART 2017.

Organizing Committee

 

Scientific Committee

Geoffrey Dusheiko
University College London, UK
Harvey Alter
NIH, USA
Ralf Bartenschlager
University of Heidelberg, Germany
Adrian Di Bisceglie
Saint Louis University, USA
Michael Fried
University of North Carolina, USA
Robert GishRobert G. Gish Consultants, LLC, USA
Brent Korba
Georgetown University, USA
Shyamasundaran Kottilil
Maryland University, USA
George Lau
Hong Kong, China
Stanley Lemon
University of North Carolina,
at Chapel Hill, USA
Stephen LocarniniVictorian Infectious Diseases
Reference Laboratory, Australia
Anna Lok
University of Michigan Medical Center, USA
Michael Manns
Hannover Medical School, Germany
Patrick Marcellin
Hopital Beaujon, France
John McHutchison
Gilead Sciences, Inc., USA
Marion Peters
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Jason Grebely
University of New South Wales, Australia

 

Committees

Program Committee

The members of the Program Committee (PC) discuss on a frequent basis the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee advise the Program Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and act as an ambassador of the meeting.

Isabelle Andrieux-Meyer
HIV/HCV Team Lead
Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland
Evaldo Stanislau Affonso Araújo
Assistant-Doctor
University of São Paulo Hospital das Clínicas Infectious Diseases Division, São Paulo, Brazil
Maia Butsashvili
Director
Health Research Union, Tblisi, Georgia
Jude Byrne
Senior Project Officer
Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL), Canberra, Australia
Graham Cooke
Clinician scientist
Imperial College London, London, UK
Andrea Cox
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Emalie Huriaux
Director of Federal & State Affairs
US National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, Project Inform, San Francisco, CA, USA
Kenneth Kabagambe
Executive Director and Founder
The National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B (NOPLHB), Makere, Uganda
Achim Kautz
CEO
Leberhilfe Projekt gUG, Cologne, Germany
Shiv Kumr Sarin
Senior Professor and Head, Hepatology, & Director
Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Delhi, India
Khin Pyone Kyi
President of Board of Directors
Myanmar Liver Foundation, Rangoon, Myanmar
Jeffrey Lazarus
Affiliated Professor
CHIP, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ying-Ru Lo
Coordinator HIV, Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections Unit
WHO Western Pacific Regional Office, Manilla, Philippines
Liudmyla Maistat
Policy and Advocacy Manager
Medicines Patent Pool, Geneva, Switzerland
Francesco Marinucci
Head HIV/HCV Unit
FIND, Geneva, Switzerland
Shruti Mehta
Deputy Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Ponsiano Ocama
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
Jean-Michel Pawlotsky
Professor of Medicine
Hôpital Henri Mondor , Paris, France
Homie Razavi
Managing Director
Center for Disease Analysis (CDA) , Louisville, CO, USA
Tatjana Reic
President
European Liver Patients Association, Brussels, Belgium
Anya Sarang
President
Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice, Moscow, Russia
Marcelo Silva
Head of Hepatology and Liver Transplant Unit
Austral University Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Wendy Spearman
Head of Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Lara Strick
Infectious Disease Physician & Clinical Assistant Professor
Washington Department of Corrections & University of Washington, Tumwater & Seattle, WA, USA
Mark Thursz
Professor of Hepatology
Imperial College London, London, UK
Imam Waked
Professor of Medicine
National Liver Institute, Shebeen El-Kom, Egypt
Stefan Zeuzem
Professor of Medicine
J.W. Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
Huma Qureshi
Executive Director
Pakistan Medical Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Rosmawati Mohamed
Professor and Consultant Hepatologist
University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Philippa Easterbrook
Senior Scientist, Global Hepatitis Programme
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Committees

Committees

 
Program Committee
Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) are a group of carefully selected experts and inspirational leaders in their respective fields. They come together on a frequent basis to discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee are hand-picked by the OC and the conference secretariat based on their significant contributions and commitment to the field. They assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

Carlos Beltran, MD, Chilean AIDS Group, Chile

Marina Bobkova, PhD Ivanovsky Institute of Virology, Russia

Slim Fourati, MD Hôpital Henri Mondor, France

Rolf Kaiser, PhD University of Cologne, Germany

Leon Kostrikis, PhD University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Clive Loveday, PhD ICVC Charitable Trust, Clinical Virology, UK

Monique Nijhuis, PhD University Medical Centre Utrecht, the Netherlands

Mario Poljak, MD, PhD Institute for Microbiology and Immunology, Slovenia

Gary Rubin, MD University of Toronto, Canada

Anders Sönnerborg, MD, PhD Karolinska Institut, Sweden

Janusz Stanczak, PhD University of Warsaw, Poland

David van de Vijver, PharmD PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Hauke Walter, MD Medizinisches Labor Stendhal, Germany

Maurizio Zazzi , PhD University of Siena, Italy

 

 

 

 

Committees

Executive Committee - Chairs - Program Committee - Scientific Committee


Executive Committee 

The members of the Executive Committee (EC) discuss with local chairperson(s), on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

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Chair

Local Chair (2019)

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Program Committee 

The members of the Program Committee assist the Executive Committee by providing them with suggestions for the scientific program. In addition, they participate in reviewing abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions. 

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Scientific Committee

The members of the Scientific Committee assist the Executive and Program Committees by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

We are pleased to present the list of members of the Scientific Committee:

David Back, PhD - University of Liverpool, UK 
Yi-Ming (Arthur) Chen, MD - National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Jun Cheng, MD, PhD - Beijing Ditan Hospital, China
George F. Gao, DVM, DPhil - Beijing Institutes of Life Science, CAS & CDC, China
Luhua Lai, PhD - Peking University, China
Hong Li, MD - Yunnan CDC, China
Patrick Li, MBBS, FHKCP, FHKAM, FRCP - Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
Huanliang Liu, MD - Sun Yat-Sen University, China
Wataru Sugiura, MD, PhD - Nagoya Medical Center, Japan
Fu-Sheng Wang, MD, PhD - Beijing 302 Hospital, China
Lixin Zhang, PhD - Institute of Microbiology, China
Fujie Zhang, MD, PhD - Beijing Ditan Hospital, Capital Medical University, China

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Committees

Chairs 2017

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

Organizing Committee

 

The members of Scientific Committee assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

Scientific Committee

Stephen Becker, MD - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Sally Blower, PhD - University of Los Angeles, USA
Max Essex, PhD - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
Robert Grant, MD, PhD - University of California, USA
Yasmin Halima, MPH - EQUIP/ Right to Care, South Africa
David Hawkins, MD - Chelsea and Westminster Hospital UK
Sharon Hillier, PhD - Magee Womens Hospital UPMC, USA
Patrick Kiser, PhD - Northwestern University, USA
Roger Legrand, Commissariat á l'Energie Atomique, France
Susan Little, MD - University of California, USA
Sheena McCormack, MD - MRC Clinical Trials Unit, United Kingdom
Michaela Müller-Trutwin - Pasteur Institute, France
Jim Mullins, PhD - University of Washington, USA
Helen Rees, MD - University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Merlin Robb - Henry M. Jackson Foundation, USA
Asier Siron Saez - Pasteur Institute, France
Robin Shattock - Imperial College, UK
Christiane Stahl-Hennig, Deutsches Primatenzentrum GmbH, Germany

Committees