Dear Colleagues,

It is a great pleasure for us to invite you to the 25th Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL 2016) that will be held on February 20-24, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. We are delighted to welcome you to the cultural, historical and scenic metropolis of Tokyo.

Under the theme of “Modern Hepatology”, the conference program will perform high quality content with full of maximum up-to-date information and cutting edge lectures by eminent researchers, to show mature, time-honored, well-established explanation of Hepatology in order to reconfirm their significance by scientists and clinicians for the achievement of better both basic and clinical practice.

The conference aims to raise awareness of the current status and future prospects to develop a better understanding of the roles, objectives and operations of the various institutions, academics, companies, associations, non-profit organizations, and other related sectors, in order to enhance communication and collaboration within all of us, to deliver mutual benefits to the people in the Asian Pacific region, where liver disease has been one of the most common and serious problems.

As more than 4,000 delegates of experts from all over the world, more than 60 countries are expected to attend this Asian Pacific’s largest liver conference, we are sure that this is the perfect opportunity for those of us in the Asian Pacific region to share state-of-the-art views, values, experiences and practices regarding liver diseases, such as Viral Hepatitis, Liver Cancer, NASH, Liver Failure and other topics.

We are looking forward to hearing from you, and welcome you to Tokyo.

With warmest regards,

Osamu Yokosuka, MD., PhD.
President, The 25th Conference of the
Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver
Professor, Department of Gastroenterology and Nephrology
Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine