Autoimmune Liver Disease Symposium

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Autoimmune Liver Disease Symposium

A Physician's Primer

By Canadian PBC Society

When and where

Date and time

Fri, Jun 2, 2023 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM EDT


Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites 5875 Airport Road Mississauga, ON L4V 1N1 Canada

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Chaired by Dr. Gideon Hirschfield, Toronto Centre for Liver Disease

A unique event for physicians and other health care professionals to gain valuable insights from internationally recognized experts


  • The latest developments in autoimmune liver disease diagnosis, treatment and research
  • Updates on the current management of autoimmune liver disease
  • Highlights of developments in new science and emerging therapies
  • An excellent continuing education opportunity for all


Regular: $175 Clinical Fellow: $75


  • Admission to all sessions
  • Lunch + light refreshments throughout the day
  • Meet & greet reception
  • Special Canadian PBC Society group hotel rate of $199
  • Free shuttle service to and from Toronto Pearson airport and the hotel
  • Special daily parking rate of $18
  • Free Wi-Fi


Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites 5875 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario Directly across from Pearson International Airport. Free shuttle service between airport and hotel.

$199 special Canadian PBC Society room rate — guaranteed for bookings made before May 11th. Book directly with Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites 1-800-HILTONS (Use Group Discount Code CPBC23) OR Quick and Easy Online Reservation



9:30 – 10:00 AM

Registration and light refreshments

10:00 – 10:05

Introduction by Dr. Aliya Gulamhusein, (Toronto)

Morning Chairs: Dr. Mark Swain (Calgary) & Dr. Inbal Houri (Toronto

10:05 – 10:35

"Unravelling the cellular basis of immune mediated liver disease " Dr Sonya MacParland (Toronto)

10:35 – 11:05

"Grand rounds in autoimmune liver disease: Part I". Fellow from Edmonton (Supervisor Dr Andy Mason)

11:05 – 11:35

"Primary biliary cholangitis- care pathways and state-of-the art care" Dr G Hirschfield (Toronto)

11:35 - 12:00

Visiting lecture: Dr Cynthia Levy (Miami): "Itch and beyond-symptom led care in PBC"

12:00 – 12:45


Afternoon Chairs: Dr. Andy Mason (Edmonton) & Dr. Kristel Leung (Toronto)

12:45 – 1:15

"Autoimmune hepatitis- PBC Overlap syndromes: reality or fiction?"  Dr Aldo Montano-Loza (Edmonton)

1:15 - 1:45

"Grand rounds in autoimmune liver disease: Part II". Fellow from Vancouver (Supervisor Dr Hin Hin Ko)

1:45 - 2:15

"Managing bone disease and hyperlipidemia in PBC- where are we at ?"  Dr Magnus McLeod (Halifax)

2:15 - 2:45

"Portal hypertensive complications of cholestatic liver disease" Dr Hin Hin Ko (Vancouver)

2:45 - 3:15


Chair: Dr. Cynthia Levy (Miami)

3:15 - 3:45

"Is histology under utilised in PBC care?" Dr Julian Hercun (Montreal)

3:45 - 4:00

Conclusions: "Looking to the future and our next 25 years in PBC" Dr Mark Swain (Calgary)


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