Support Your Foundation Help us secure hepatology’s future with a donation. The need for research has never been more critical, and the need for hepatology professionals has never been greater. This year the AASLD Foundation awarded just over $4 million in Research and Career Development Awards funding to 36 of our investigators. This represents the largest amount funded in the history of the Research and Career Development Awards Program. Even with these commitments, meritorious research continues to go unfunded. Please help us do more. Your contribution to AASLD Foundation will help to fill the unmet needs for funding of new research, and provide for increased training and education by making possible: Abstract Awards which allow young investigators the opportunity to present their outstanding research to an international audience at The Liver Meeting® Multi-Year Research Awards in Basic, Clinical, and Translational Research Career Development Awards to encourage front-line providers to pursue specialized training in hepatology Online education resources for primary care health providers. The Luxon Family Fund for Emerging Hepatology Scholars The AASLD Foundation is pleased to introduce The Luxon Family Fund for Emerging Hepatology Scholars. This Fund will support one annual Emerging Liver Scholars Award, thereby ensuring long-term financial resources to encourage future hepatology leaders, and to attract the best and brightest physicians to pursue hepatology as their career choice. The Luxons, along with their friends, John and Diane Goody, have contributed significant gifts to establish this vital source of stability for the Emerging Liver Scholars initiative. We invite you to consider a gift to honor Dr. Luxon. A gift to this Fund will be a meaningful way to acknowledge his impact on developing hepatologists and academic hepatology leaders. Contact us if you would like to establish a pledge. Minimum pledge commitment is $1000. Kimmy’s Liver Research Fund This Fund was established in 2018 by Hoss Said, MBA, in honor of his former wife Kim Ostrom, who passed away from liver disease. The fund will support the Foundation’s Research and Career Development Awards, which invest in early-career and established researchers who are developing innovative treatments for liver disease. Thank you for considering a donation to honor Kim. The Anna S. Lok Fund for Excellence in Research and Training The AASLD Foundation is pleased to introduce The Anna S. Lok Fund for Excellence in Research and Training. This Fund will encourage the academic careers of exceptional trainees by supporting an annual Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Award. The $30,000 Award provides research support to boost the awardee’s career as an academic hepatologist during his/her first faculty year at an academic institution that will provide protected time to the applicant to perform mentored research. Dr. Lok has made a significant gift to permanently endow this Award. You are invited to make a gift to support this endowment and the Award – and to honor Dr. Lok’s lifelong dedication to the mentoring, training, and development of the next generation of hepatologists. Contact Us if you would like to establish a pledge. Minimum pledge commitment is $1000. The Paul Angulo Travel Award for Best Abstract in Clinical NAFLD Dr. Angulo was an exceptional clinical researcher who earned international prestige for his work on autoimmune and fatty liver disease. The goal of the award is to encourage clinical research in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The award will be given to the young investigator submitting the most promising abstract in clinical research related to NAFLD to The Liver Meeting®. Award: $2,500; contingent upon availability of funding support each year. The Sherrie H. Cathcart Travel Award This award is named in honor of Sherrie H. Cathcart for her many years of dedicated service as the Executive Director of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. The goal of this award is to inspire young investigators to present their research at The Liver Meeting®. Award: $2,500; contingent upon availability of funding support each year. The Professor Margit Hamosh Travel Award This award honors the life and legacy of Dr. Hamosh, a holocaust survivor and distinguished pediatrics professor at Georgetown University. This award is presented to a fellow or junior investigator who submits the most outstanding abstract on hepatocellular carcinoma research for The Liver Meeting®. Award: $2,500; contingent upon availability of funding support each year. The Maribel Rodriguez-Torres Travel Award Dr. Rodríguez -Torres was a renowned researcher and treater of HCV. She treated her patients with the utmost respect and care, and never gave up fighting for a cure for Hepatitis C. A pioneer for the latest treatments for HIV-HCV patients, Maribel dedicated her entire life to her work. The goal of this memorial award is to encourage young investigators residing in Latin America or Spain in the area of Hepatitis C. Award: $2,500; contingent upon availability of funding support each year. The Leonard B. Seeff Award for Outstanding Research by a Young Investigator This award is named in in recognition of Dr. Leonard B. Seeff’s legacy as a leader in the field of hepatology, his commitment to training future leaders, and his many contributions to both hepatology and AASLD over the past half century. The goal of this award is to inspire young investigators to present their research at The Liver Meeting®. Award: $2,500; contingent upon availability of funding support each year. $500 is the starting point for VIP / Donor Lounge access Donor Recognition × Close Datepicker Submit a New Donation Fund * - select a fund - AASLD Foundation Donations The Anna S. Lok Fund for Excellence in Research and Training The Luxon Family Fund for Emerging Hepatology Scholars Paul Angulo Memorial Travel Award Sherrie H. Cathcart Travel Award Prof. Margit Hamosh Memorial Travel Award Maribel Rodriquez-Torres Memorial Travel Award Kimmy’s Liver Research Fund Leonard B. 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