Kolkata Liver Meeting


Dr. Chandrakant Patil Memorial Health Dialogue


Medical Technicians/Medical Officers Training on HCV




Liver Foundation, West Bengal organizes monothematic scientific interactive seminars, once in two years. Till date we have organized two liver meetings which drew the cream of hepatologists from all over the world.

  • The First Kolkata Liver Meeting was held in December, 2006, on Hepatic Fibrosis. Leading researches from across the globe participated in the event. The list included Scott L Friedman (Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, USA), Massimo Pinzani (Italy), James L Boyer (USA), Ian Wanless (Canada), Vlad Ratziu (France). The meeting was sponsored by Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) and the Indian National Association for Study of the Liver (INASL). Over 250 physicians, gastroenterologists, hepatologists and students from India and Bangladesh took part in the two-and-a-half-day long meeting.

  • The Second Kolkata Liver Meeting was held in December, 2008 at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Salt Lake, Kolkata. The theme this time was "Acute on Chronic Liver Failure". Speakers included Dr. Pere Gines (France), Dr. Andrew Burroughs (England), Dr. Rajiv Jalan (England), Dr. G. Garcia-Tsao (USA), Dr. Rajeswar Mukherji (UK). From This year "Dr. A.K. Basu Memorial Oration" was started in memory of Professor Basu, who led Indian research on portal hypertension in the 1960s and 1970s. The first lecture was delivered by Dr. James L Boyer, Director, Yale Liver Centre, USA.

  • The Third Kolkata Liver Meeting was held from December 3 to 5, 2010 at Vivakananda Institute of Medical science, Kolkata. The Theme was "Chronic Viral Hepatitis - Immunology, Molecular Biology and therapy". R. P. Beasley, Ranjit Ray, N. G. Ghany, N. Zein from USA, J. Fung, C.Lai from Hong Kong, M Mizokami from Japan, C Ferrari from Italy, C J Chen from Taiwan were the invited faculties.

For detailed information regarding Kolkata Liver Meeting, please feel free to contact Dr. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee: (033) 2226-4675 or you can email him at
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