Speakers

Gianfranco D. Alpini, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine, Director of the Baylor Scott & White Digestive Disease Research Center, Dr. Nicholas C. Hightower Centennial Chair of Gastroenterology, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System and Texas A&M Health Science Center 

Nabeel M. Bardeesy, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Cancer Research

Laura Beretta, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Anna Mae Diehl, M.D. Florence McAlister Professor of Medicine, Director, Duke Liver Center, Duke University Medical Center

Hashem B. El-Serag, M.D., M.P.H. Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Dean W. Felsher, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Division of Oncology, Departments of Medicine and Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Director, Stanford Translational Research and Applied Medicine Program, Stanford University School of Medicine

Richard Finn, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Scott L. Friedman, M.D. Dean for Therapeutic Discovery, Fishberg Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, Chief, Division of Liver Diseases, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Kalpana Ghoshal, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University 

Gregory J. Gores, M.D. Reuben R. Eisenberg Professor of Medicine and Physiology, College of Medicine, Kinney Executive Dean for Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine-Rochester

Tim F. Greten, M.D. Senior Investigator, Chief, Gastrointestinal Malignancy Section, TGIB, National Cancer Institute, NIH

John D. Groopman, Ph.D. Edyth H. Schoenrich Professor of Preventive Medicine, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Associate Director for Population Sciences, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Mitchell Ho, Ph.D. Head, Antibody Therapy Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Chair, Department of Biochemistry, FAES Graduate School at the NIH

Yujin Hoshida, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Liver Diseases, Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Michael Karin, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology, Ben and Wanda Hildyard Chair for Mitochondrial and Metabolic Diseases, American Cancer Society Research Professor, UC San Diego

Stacie Lindsey, B.A. President and Founder, The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

Josep M. Llovet, M.D. Professor of Medicine, Director, Mount Sinai Liver Cancer Program, Division of Liver Diseases, Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Professor of Research-ICREA, Director, Master in Translational Medicine, BCLC Group, Liver Unit, IDIBAPS. CIBERchd Hospital Clinic Barcelona, University of Barcelona

Douglas R. Lowy, M.D. Acting Director, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Mark McNiven, Ph.D. George M. Eisenberg Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Director, Mayo Center for Biomedical Discovery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine-Rochester

George K. Michalopoulos, M.D., Ph.D. Maud L. Menten Professor of Pathology, Chair, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Lopa Mishra, M.D. Director, Center for Translational Research, Research Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery and GW Cancer Center, George Washington University School of Medicine

Satdarshan (Paul) Singh Monga, M.D. Endowed Chair for Experimental Pathology, Vice Chair and Chief of Division of Experimental Pathology, Professor of Pathology and Medicine, Divisions of Experimental Pathology, and of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition, Director, Liver Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D. Peter and Frances Georgeson Professor in Gastroenterology Cancer Research, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine-Rochester

Robert F. Schwabe, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine, Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 

Florin M. Selaru, M.D., M.B.A. Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine and Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University

Sanford M. Simon, Ph.D. Professor and Head, Laboratory of Cellular Biophysics, The Rockefeller University

Alphonse E. Sirica, Ph.D., M.S. Professor of Pathology and Internal Medicine, Division of Cellular and Molecular Pathogenesis, Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Mario Strazzabosco, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology, Director, Yale Liver Cancer Program, Deputy Director, Yale Liver Center, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine

Gyongyi Szabo, M.D., Ph.D. Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research Endowed Chair, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Sciences, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Snorri S. Thorgeirsson, M.D., Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Xin Wei Wang, Ph.D. Senior Investigator, Chief, Liver Carcinogenesis Section, Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Andrea J. Wilson, B.A., MPW, ACC President and Founder, Blue Faery-The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association

Tong Wu, M.D., Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Marguerite Main Zimmerman Chair in Basic Cancer Research, Tulane University School of Medicine

Andrew X. Zhu, M.D., Ph.D. Director of Liver Cancer Research, Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School