Translational state of the art lecture

 General hepatology

Main Plenary
State of the Art
11 April 2019 12:00 - 12:30

Stuart Forbes

Stuart Forbes

University of Edinburgh

Lecture summary

Cell Therapy is developing as a clinical possibility for several forms of liver disease. This lecture will attempt to give an overview of where the field is currently. Past and present clinical studies will be discussed. It will also contain information on research and the basic mechanisms that will inform future clinical studies.


Stuart Forbes is Professor of Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine and Director of The MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh ( and a Hepatologist at the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit.

SF’s research focuses on liver regeneration: Web page


Paolo Angeli, Italy Chair


Title Time Appointment Abstract
Cell therapy in advanced liver disease
11 April 2019 12:00 - 12:30