Event coordinated by the Hepatitis B Foundation

ICE-HBV Symposium

Sept. 15

The International Coalition to Eliminate HBV (ICE-HBV) invites you to its annual symposium at the International HBV Meeting. This event is aimed at scientists, clinicians and industry professionals. For details, please contact info@ice-hbv.org

Registration is required. The cost is $50 USD (no sales tax). To register for the Symposium ONLY, please click here.

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Sunday, Sept. 15, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CDT

Interferons for Hepatitis B and D: their continuing contributions to cure strategies

9:30 a.m.  Welcome/Opening Remarks: Massimo Levrero, Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL) and Lyon Hepatology Institute (IHU LYON), Lyon France; and Nina Le Bert, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

9:35 a.m.  The Clinical Perspective on Interferon Therapy for Hepatitis B and D - Jordan Feld (on-site), University of Toronto, Canada

9:55 a.m.  Antiviral Activities of Class I and III interferons: A Virological Perspective - Barbara Testoni (on-site), Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL) and Lyon Hepatology Institute (IHU LYON), Lyon, France

10:15 a.m.  Immuno-Modulatory Activities of Class I/III IFNs in Hepatitis: Impact on Innate and Adaptive Responses - Adam Gehring (on-site), Toronto Centre for Liver Disease, Canada

10:35 a.m.  Innovative Approaches: Pre-Clinical Development of a Bi-Specific (CD40-IFNa) Fusion Protein for HBV and HDV - Kara Carter (on-site), Evotec/Avifa, France

10:55 a.m.  Coffee Break

11:15 a.m.  Partnering with Interferons to boost functional cure: ongoing clinical trials - Florian Lempp, Vir Biotechnology, and Simon Fletcher, Gilead Sciences

12 p.m.  Panel Discussion (all speakers)

12:25 p.m.  Closing Remarks