Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Regression of human cirrhosis: an update, 18 years after the pioneering article by Wanless et al.

A recent article by Prodromos and Neil, as part of a miniseries on liver pathology edited by Christine. The paper summarizes the experience accumulated in the past 18 years in the field of regression of cirrhosis. As we all know, Ian's pioneering article in year 2000 practically inaugurated this field and introduced the modern way of thinking in pathology of  chronic liver diseases. The great contribultions of that article are emphasized in this review - Prodromos ("Mike") H .

Friday, March 30, 2018

Neil Theise's Paper on the Interstitium in Human Tissues

Neil Theise’s paper on the interstitium has been published in Nature's Scientific Reports and aired on CBC TV (The National) yesterday and will air tomorrow on CBC radio (program called Quirks and Quarks, available now on CBC site). The attached link will take you to this 8 minute audio segment with Neil describing the findings.

Congratulations, Neil!

Ian Wanless

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Laennec 2018 Halifax

Dear friends,

I am excited to welcome you to Halifax for our annual Laennec Liver Pathology Society meeting, June 6-9, 2018.

I attach a modified version of the presentation I gave in Bali (additional text, additional links of interest).

Registration will be $550 CAD (currently $426 USD).

Hotel Info: The accommodation information and links are also in the presentation, but I will repeat here:

We have secured a block of rooms at the Lord Nelson Hotel, where the scientific sessions will be held.  The room rate is $189 CAD/night (currently $147 USD).  The rate is available for 3 days prior to and 3 days following the meeting.  If you find a better rate on another website, the hotel will match it. Hotel rooms and rates are being held until APRIL 21

You can book on the website:

Alternatively (and if you would like to book dates before or after the meeting), you can contact the Reservations Department by phone at (902)423-5130 or toll free 1-800-565-2020, or by email to Quote the group ID 38033 or "Liver Pathology Conference".

Best wishes,


Thursday, December 1, 2016

Laennec 2017 Bali, June 21-24, 2017

Dear Friends – Members of Laennec Liver Pathology Society,

Swan and I would like to welcome you to Laennec Bali 2017. We are very excited to host our annual meeting at The Laguna Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua Beach, Bali, Indonesia on June 21-24, 2017.

1. Accomodation

The group room rate for The Laguna is $190 USD/day (double occupancy, breakfast included). The special rate is extended 3 days before and after the meeting.
Please return the form (MS Word or PDF) to by May 21, 2017 to lock down the group room rate.
We advise you to reserve the transportation to/from Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) through the hotel/resort.

2. Program overview
*Relaxing at the resort, beach, spa or visiting nearby shopping village

3. Optional tours

You can book optional tours.

4. Presentation topic

It would be very helpful if you can send us your presentation title(s)/topic(s) as soon as possible (by May 19, 2017)

5. Meeting registration fee

Member registration fee US$ 400
Companion registration fee US$ 300

For a few of you attending only the first day of meeting, the registration fee is as below:
One-day member registration fee US$ 250
One-day companion registration fee US$ 200

Please let us know if you have any question.
We look forward to seeing all of you in Bali.

Warmest regards,

Swan & Arief