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California DDRCC Network

California DDRCC Network Symposium

Attendees will learn about research activities and collaboration opportunities in Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (DDRCC) in California. Young investigators will present their research, which is followed by scientific discussion. The symposium will provide an opportunity for informal networking during breakout sessions.

Upcoming California DDRCC Network Symposium

Date: Friday, December 9, 2022, 1:00 – 4:00 pm Pacific Time

Online only: Zoom Meeting 

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Past California DDRCC Network Symposia

Symposium Date:  Friday, December 3, 2021, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, PST

Online only

Scientific program (sequential sessions)
1) Basic/translational
Thomas Vallim, PhD, UCLA: FXR in hepatic lipid metabolism
Cristina Llorente, PhD, UCSD: Intestinal immune system
Bruce Wang, MD, UCSF: Patient-derived hepatoblastoma organoids
Anisa Shaker, MD, USC: Esophageal injury and regeneration
2) Clinical
Berkeley Limetkai, MD, PhD, UCLA: Nutrition in inflammatory bowel disease
Siddharth Singh, MD, UCSD: Big data in inflammatory bowel disease
Michele Tana, MD, UCSF: Molecular signatures in autoimmune hepatitis
Brian Lee, MD, USC: Liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis
Career development workshop (parallel sessions)
1) Ask the editor: How to get reviewed/published in a high-impact gastroenterology or liver journal?
1a) Basic/translational
Bernd Schnabl, MD, UCSD, Journal of Hepatology
Jackie Maher, MD, UCSF, Gastroenterology
1b) Clinical
Martin Martin, MD, UCLA, American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology
Jennifer Lai, MD, UCSF, Hepatology

Symposium date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific time
Location: Online only

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Participating Centers

  • Digestive Diseases Research Center (CURE), University of California Los Angeles (Website)
  • San Diego Digestive Diseases Research Center (SDDRC), University of California San Diego
  • Liver Center, University of California San Francisco (Website)
  • Research Center for Liver Diseases (RCLD), University of Southern California (Website)