Winner

The winner of the Fifth Kowsar Award was Prof. Peter Karayiannis .

Poster

Booklet

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS:

  • Mario Rizzetto, Italy
  • Pietro Lampertico, Italy
  • Behzad Yeganeh, Manitoba, Canada
  • Behzad Hajarizadeh, Australia
  • Hadi Karimzadeh, Germany
  • Bijan Eghtesad, USA
  • Frank Tacke, Germany
  • Maryam Salehi Alavi, Australia
  • Robert Gish, USA
  • Jason Grebly, Australia
  • Mario Mondeli, Italy
  • Maria Rendina, Italy
  • Markus Peck-Radosavljevic, Austria
  • Mohammad Sajjad Rahnamai, Netherlands
  • Blaine Hollinger, USA
  • Pascal Pineau, France
  • Peter Karayiannis, UK
  • Cihan Yurdaydin, Turkey
  • Hatef Masoumi, USA
  • Gregory Dore, Australia
  • Peter Ferenci, Austria
  • Marek Jan Los, Sweden
  • Philippe Roingeard, France
  • Azzam Kayasse, UAE
  • Michael Roggendorf, Germany
  • Massimo Colombo, Italy
  • Ashley Brown, UK
  • Siamak Seddigh-Tonekaboni, UK
  • Mahmoudreza Pourkarim, Belgium

Time Table

First Day

Language (ENGLISH) (PERSIAN/ENGLISH) (PERSIAN/ENGLISH) (PERSIAN/ENGLISH)
Hours Hall A Hall B Hall C Hall D
07:45-08:00 Opening Ceremony
08:00-09:50 Hepatitis B –
Best of EASL
Viral Hepatitis for
Nurses-Hemodialysis
Viral Hepatitis in
People Who Inject Drug
How to Write a Scientific Paper-Workshop
09:50-10:50 Kowsar and Yas
Award Ceremony
10:50-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-13:10 Hepatitis C-
Best of EASL
Viral Hepatitis for
Nurses-Prevention
Occult Viral
Hepatitis
How to Design a Basic Science Project-Workshop
13:10-14:00 Lunch And Prayer
14:00-15:50 Complications of Viral
Hepatitis-Best of EASL
Economics Burden
of Liver Disease
Viral Hepatitis &
Host Genetics
How to Design a Clinical Trial-Workshop
15:50-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-18:20 Non-viral Liver
Diseases-Best of EASL
Epidemiology and Natural
History of Viral Hepatitis
Update on
HCV Vaccine

Second Day

Hours Hall A Hall B Hall C Hall D
08:00-10:00 Prospects of Research
on HCV Vaccines in the
Era of DAAs
Practical Guideline &
Novel Therapeutic Approach
to Chronic HBV
Management of
Hepatitis C
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:30 Hepatology State
of the Art Lectures,
Second Day
11:30-13:00 Enhancing Hepatitis C
Prevention and Care for
People Who Inject Drugs:
Moving Towards Equitable
Access for All
Viral Hepatitis-Basic Studies Meta-Analysis 1- Workshop
13:00-14:00 Lunch And Prayer
14:00-15:30 The Era of New
Hepatitis C DAAs;
From West to East
Noninvasive Methods
of Diagnosing
Hepatic Fibrosis
Viral Hepatitis-
Basic and Molecular
Studies
Meta-Analysis 2- Workshop
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-18:00 From Probability
to Certainty:
Achieving Cure
for All HCV
Patients?
Autoimmune Hepatitis-
Postgraduate Course
Viral Hepatitis in
Middle Eastern
and Central Asian
Countries

Third Day

Hours Hall A Hall B Hall C Hall D
08:00-09:30 Hepatitis B in
Liver Transplantation,
OBI, and Pregnant
Women with
Hepatitis B
Challenges in Host Genetics,
Diagnosis and Treatment in
HIV/HCV Co-infected Patients:
Consideration to
Developing Vaccine
Viral Hepatitis
and Blood Safety
09:30-10:00 Coffee Break
10:00-10:45 Hepatology State
of the Art Lecture,
Third Day
10:45-12:15 Challenges in Viral
Hepatitis; From Diagnosis
to Management
Hepatocellular Carcinoma:
an Update
An Approach toward
None-Alcoholic Fatty
Liver Disease (NAFLD)
The Use of Social Media in Medicine
12:15-13:30 Lunch And Prayer
13:30-15:00 Standard of the
care for patients
with hepatitis C
in 2015
Strategic Programs
of Viral Hepatitis
Control in Iran
The Role of Education in
Prevention and Control
of Liver Diseases
ADDITIONAL DAY (SHIRAZ)-30 May
08:30-10:30 General Discussion
on Hepatitis
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-13:00 Liver Transplantation
and Hepatocellular Carcinoma
13:00-13:15 Conclusion and Closing

THC6 Board & Committees

THE 6RD INTERNATIONAL TEHRAN HEPATITIS CONGRESS,TEHRAN & SHIRAZ, IRAN

Held by:

  • Iran Hepatitis Network
  • Kowsar Corporation
  • Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease

THC6 Governing Board:

  • Prof. Seyed-Moayed Alavian, MD, Director of Iran Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran
  • Prof. Kamran Bagheri-Lankarani, MD, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
  • Prof. Frank Tacke, MD, PhD, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Executive Manager:

  • Dr. Heidar Sharafi, PhDc, Iran Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran

THC6 Chairman

  • Prof. Seyed-Moayed Alavian, MD

Basic Science Managers:

  • Seyed Mohammad Jazayeri, MD, PhD
    Seyed Mohammad Miri, MD, PhDc

International Affairs & Communication Manager:

  • Monir Niazi, Manager of Gastronerology and Hepatology Center, Tehran, IR Iran
  • Leila Mehrnoush, MD Hepatology International Affair Manager / Iran – Azerbaijan

COMMITTEES:

Scientific Committee:

Adibi P, MD
Alavian SM, MD
Ataei B, MD
Alavi-Moghaddam M, MD
Behnava B, MD
Einollahi B, MD
Fattahi MR, MD
HasanjaniRoshan MR, MD
Jazayeri SM, MD
Jariyani A, PhD
Hajarizadeh B, MD, PhD
Karimi-Sari H, MD
Keshvari M, MD
Keyvani H, PhD
Lankarani KB, MD
Mahboobi N, DDS
Mansouri S, MD
Mansour-Ghanaei F, MD
Mardani M, MD
Merat S, MD
Mohammd-Nejad M, MD
Miri SM, MD, PhDc
Nabavi M, MD
Naseri Moghadam S, MD
Nikbin M, MD
Pourhoseingholi MA, PhD
Roohvand F, PhD
Saberi Firoozi M, MD
Sali S, MD
Sayyad B, MD
Seyfi Zareie B, MD
Somi M, MD
Sharafi H, PhDc
Shekarabi M, MD
Yadegari D, MD
Zamani F, MD

Executive Committee:

Mehdi Ashour
Mohammad Ali Sarami
Seyed Abbas Alavian
Seyed Ehsan Alavian
Vahid Haghani
Farshad Abdolrahimi
Mohamad Akbarzadeh

Secretariat Committee:

Bent-al-Hoda Beyram, Head
Maedeh Sadat Alavian
Elham Jannati
Maryam Nima
Maryam Padami
Niloufar Jafarian
Arash Bordbar

IT Committee:

Meisam Fathi, Head
Javad Karimi
Shahnaz Yari
Samira Nateghi
Peyman Palizgir
Roya Noraei
Rahim asgari
Farshad Abdorahimi

Students’ (Young Investigator) Scientific Committee:

Hamidreza Karimi-Sari, Head
Maani Beigy
Reza Ajudani
Saman Mohazzab Torabi
Elham Maserat
Masoome Rezaee asl
Fardin Dolatimehr
Mohammad Hosein Khosravi
Farhad Pishgar
Mahdi Faridchehr
Sarvenaz Shaaheen
Sarah Ala
Maryam Tajik

Editorial Board:

Abtahi H, MD
Akhavan niaki H, MD
Alavi SM, MD
Aflatoonian MR, MD
Agha Sadeghi MR, MD
Aghazadeh R, MD
Ayatollahi J, MD
Davoodian P, MD
Ebrahimi Daryani N, MD

Seyed Hamid Reza Monavari

Fattahi Abdizadeh M, PhD
Godarzi MT, MD
Golsha R, MD
Hashemi Tabar M, MD
Hoseini A, MD
Joghataee MT, PhD
Kalantari H, MD
Karimzadeh H, PhDc
Khaleghi nia S, MD
Malekzadeh R, MD
Mansouri S, MD
Mardani M, MD
Metanat M, MD
Mirmajlesi H, MD
Mohraz M, MD
Mohammadzadeh M, MD
Motezaker M, MD
Naghili B, MD
Naser poor T, MD
Piroozi A, MD
Rafiee AR, MD
Ranjbar R, PhD
Saneie Moghadam E, DCLS
Semnani S, MD
Shahbazi M, MD
Shahi H, MD
Sheikh Esmaeli F, MD
Soltani Tehrani B, MD
Tavalaei M, MD
Vahdat K, MD
Yadegari nia D, MD

Zali MR, MD
Ziaie M, MD