Countdown to the 2024 Summer Liver Academy Meeting

Mark your calendars for this highly anticipated meeting in Cape Coral, FL, June 16-20, 2024

The FASEB Liver Biology Conference is now the Summer Liver Academy Meeting!

Cape Coral

Welcome from the Program Chairs!  The biennial FASEB Liver Biology Conference you have grown to know and love has a new name and a new host! We are pleased to announce that the meeting is being reincarnated as SLAM, the Summer Liver Academy Meeting, under the direction of the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP). SLAM aims to incorporate the best of prior liver meetings - cutting-edge science, an interactive format, and opportunities for trainees—all within a beautiful resort environment.

The program features an outstanding roster of internationally-renowned speakers, including: 

  • Meritxell Huch (keynote) (Germany)
  • Stuart Forbes (UK)
  • Robert Schwabe (US)
  • Hao Zhu (US)
  • Lijian Hui (China)
  • Randall Platt (Switzerland)
  • Holger Willenbring (US)
  • Takanori Takebe (US)
  • Samantha Morris (US)
  • Tohru Itoh (Japan)
  • Sonya MacParland (Canada)

As well as many others...

View our invited Speakers

Sessions will cover topics such as:

  • Cells and molecules in liver injury and repair
  • Cellular plasticity
  • Liver cancer: from initiation to metastasis
  • MASLD and consequences for liver metabolism
  • Interplay between inflammation and fibrosis
  • Emerging technologies and cellular models
  • New models for translational hepatology

View the full program

There will also be several career-development sessions, including meet-the-experts lunches and a panel discussion on career paths for the biomedical researchers. Trainees are encouraged to submit abstracts, which will be selected for either abstract-driven talks or poster presentations. Travel awards are available to offset to cost for trainees to attend the meeting.

The venue is on the west coast of Florida, at the Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village. Features of the resort include an outdoor pool and hot tub, spa, fitness center, bicycle rental, boat rental, restaurants, shopping, and other amenities.

We hope to see you at SLAM in Florida next year for a continuation of our FASEB SRC tradition!


The SLAM 2024 Organizing Committee:

  • Jackie Maher, MD (University of California, San Francisco)
  • Kari Nejak-Bowen, MBA, PhD (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Jan Tchorz, PhD (Novartis)