2016 HCCEC Meeting Minutes

The first HCCEC webinar was conducted in September 30, 2016. WebEx was used to facilitate the webinar access. WebEx information was distributed by email to all members. However, steps for access our webinar will be posted in our HCCEC site for easy access.

During our conference communication, Dr. Hassan presented the up to date the status of the discovery phase and highlighted the progress of validation phase by PIs from different particpation.

Future planning between HCCEC group and Herbert Yu, the PI of Population Based Case-Control Study in USA was discussed during the meeting. Dr. Yu Submitted brief description of the study methodology and aims.

HCCEC members agreed to continue use WebEx webinars during the year to be updated by the latest progress of the GWAS. Meanwhile group meeting will be emphasis during the annual meetings of American Association to Study Liver Diseases (AASLD) and American Society of Cancer Research (AACR). Home page of HCCEC  will post the data and place for HCCEC group meeting.