Event coordinated by the Hepatitis B Foundation

2023 International HBV Meeting

This influential international conference will be held this year Sept. 19-23 in at the Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe, Japan. 

This meeting promises to feature:

  • Cutting-edge studies in hepatitis B and D viruses (HBV and HDV),
  • Development of new technologies and analytical methods for understanding HBV and HDV infection,
  • Joint discussion on the latest therapeutic development with patients and clinicians,
  • Opportunities to network with the HBV/HDV community for all career stages and 
  • A platform for trainees (graduate students and post-docs) to showcase their studies.

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Masamichi Muramatsu

Masamichi Muramatsu, MD, PhD 
Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at Kobe/National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

Koichi Watashi

Koichi Watashi, PhD
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan


Keynote Speakers

Dr Alan Perelson3

Alan S. Perelson, PhD 
Senior Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dr Tatsuya Kanto

Tatsuya Kanto, MD, PhD 
Director General, The Research Center for Hepatitis and Immunology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine

Prof Takanori Takebe

Takanori Takebe, MD, PhD 
Osaka University/Tokyo Medical and Dental University/Cincinnati Children's Hospital