2021 APPSPGHAN
Hepatology Masterclass (Virtual)

The Changing Faces of Pediatric Liver Diseases

September 11, 2021 (Sat.)(Taipei, UTC + 8)
Chang Yung-Fa Foundation International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Taiwan Time Topic Speaker Moderator
8:30-8:35 Opening Remarks: Suporn Treepongkaruna (President of APPSPGHAN)
8:35-8:40 Welcome Message: Huey-Ling Chen (President of TSPGHAN)
  Impact of Covid-19 on Hepatology Practice
8:40-9:00 Special Lecture
Impact of Covid-19 on Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Mercedes Martinez
(USA)
Suporn Treepongkaruna
(President of APPSPGHAN)
9:00-9:10 Discussion
Suporn Treepongkaruna
(President of APPSPGHAN)
9:10-10:40 Cholestatic and Metabolic Liver Diseases
9:10-9:30 Novel Treatment in Cholestatic Diseases (IBAT Inhibitor Trials) Saul J. Karpen
(USA)
Huey-Ling Chen
(President of TSPGHAN)

Kazuhiko Bessho
(Japan)
9:30-9:50 Bile Acid Metabolic Disorders in Asia-Pacific Region-the Importance of Early Diagnosis Tatsuki Mizuochi
(Japan)
Huey-Ling Chen
(President of TSPGHAN)

Kazuhiko Bessho
(Japan)
9:50-10:20 Keynote Lecture
Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Prognosis Prediction of Biliary Atresia and Cholestatic Liver Diseases
Jorge A Bezerra
(USA)
Huey-Ling Chen
(President of TSPGHAN)

Kazuhiko Bessho
(Japan)
10:20-10:40 Discussion
Huey-Ling Chen
(President of TSPGHAN)

Kazuhiko Bessho
(Japan)
10:40-12:20 NAFLD and Gut Liver Axis
10:40-11:00 Therapeutic Updates of Pediatric NAFLD Stavra Xanthakos
(USA)
Way Seah Lee
(Malaysia)

Chun Yan Yeung
(Taiwan)
11:00-11:20 NAFLD from Asian Perspectives Yu-Cheng Lin
(Taiwan)
Way Seah Lee
(Malaysia)

Chun Yan Yeung
(Taiwan)
11:20-11:40 Assessment of Pediatric NAFLD Voranush Chongsrisawat
(Thailand)
Way Seah Lee
(Malaysia)

Chun Yan Yeung
(Taiwan)
11:40-12:00 Microbiome, Fatty Liver, and Pediatric Health Yen-Hsuan Ni
(Taiwan)
Way Seah Lee
(Malaysia)

Chun Yan Yeung
(Taiwan)
12:00-12:20 Discussion
Way Seah Lee
(Malaysia)

Chun Yan Yeung
(Taiwan)
Taiwan Time Topic Speaker Moderator
12:20-13:50 Viral Hepatitis: Toward Global Elimination of Hepatitis
12:20-12:50 Keynote Lecture
The Impact of Neonatal Immunization and Maternal Antiviral Treatment on Mother-to-Infant Transmission of HBV Infection
Mei-Hwei Chang
(Taiwan)
Winita Hardikar
(Australia)

Yao-Jong Yang
(Taiwan)
12:50-13:10 Updates of HBV Treatment in Children Ayano Inui
(Japan)
Winita Hardikar
(Australia)

Yao-Jong Yang
(Taiwan)
13:10-13:30 A Practical Guide to Treating Paediatric HCV in the Asia-Pacific Region Now Winita Hardikar
(Australia)
Winita Hardikar
(Australia)

Yao-Jong Yang
(Taiwan)
13:30-13:50 Discussion
Winita Hardikar
(Australia)

Yao-Jong Yang
(Taiwan)
13:50-15:10 Advances in Pediatric Liver Disease Management
13:50-14:10 Wilson Disease: Updates in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Disease Monitoring Jae Sung Ko
(Korea)
Jae Sung Ko
(Korea)

Jia-Feng Wu
(Taiwan)
14:10-14:30 Liver Transplantation in Babies Below 5 kg Anupam Sibal
(India)
Jae Sung Ko
(Korea)

Jia-Feng Wu
(Taiwan)
14:30-14:50 Long-Term Follow-up of FIC1 and BSEP Deficiency Patients-the NAPPED Consortium Henkjan J Verkade
(Netherland)
Jae Sung Ko
(Korea)

Jia-Feng Wu
(Taiwan)
14:50-15:10 Discussion
Jae Sung Ko
(Korea)

Jia-Feng Wu
(Taiwan)
15:10
Closing Remarks:  Suporn Treepongkaruna (President of APPSPGHAN)
Huey-Ling Chen (President of TSPGHAN)
Organized by:
TSPGHAN
APPSPGHAN
In collaboration with NASPGHAN