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2015 Single Topic Symposium - October 7
“STOPNASH: Symposium on The Origins and Pathways of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis”
The overall objective of “STOPNASH: Symposium on The Origins and Pathways of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis” is to bring together experts from diverse fields in order to generate synergy in pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease research, to develop consensus regarding priorities in pediatric NAFLD research and to encourage young investigators and investigators from diverse backgrounds to study NAFLD in order to improve prevention and treatment of NAFLD. Specific aims include:
- Bring together basic, translational, clinical and population NAFLD researchers from the fields of endocrinology, lipidology, metabolism, nutrition, and hepatology to share their work and develop synergy and collaboration.
- Define, prioritize and widely communicate a future research agenda for pediatric NAFLD.
- Provide support, networking and potential collaboration to young investigators.
- Inform the wider community of researchers of the findings from this conference.
Travel Awards are available to attend this symposium.
Travel awards for the STOPNASH conference will be provided to facilitate participation by trainees and young investigators. All young investigators and trainees who apply before the early bird registration deadline, August 3, will be considered. Definition of young investigators (<5 years as faculty as of July 1).
Application requirements: NIH style biosketch and a short paragraph on how the conference will benefit their career. Please send before August 3 to firstname.lastname@example.org
If there are more applicants than slots, applicants will be prioritized by those with career plans more closely related to the topic of the conference (NAFLD prevention in children) and to encourage diversity.October 7-11, 2015
1919 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Please note Washington, DC is serviced by two major airports. Dulles International and Reagan National. Reagan is the closer of the two (about a 20 minute cab ride away) while Dulles is nearly 40 minutes away. Although a few international flights land at Reagan daily, the vast majority will use Dulles. The Washington Hilton Hotel does NOT offer a complimentary shuttle to/from either airport. If you plan to take public transportation upon arriving in DC, you can get to the hotel via the DC Metro. Please use the Dupont Circle stop on the Red Line. You can find out lots more about getting to the hotel from its own staff here.