Welcome to the
Symposia and Workshops
of the Falk Foundation
The Falk Foundation has been organizing internationally
recognized scientific symposia and workshops in the fields of gastroenterology
and hepatology since 1967. So far, the foundation has arranged over 270 events, which have drawn in some 130,000 participants from over 110 countries.
Falk Foundation’s events provide scientific and medical information of an outstanding quality,
and attract some of the most renowned speakers in the field.
Press releases from recent symposias
Liver experts are working on new diagnostic and therapeutic tools
Symposium 204, Birmingham (United Kingdom), September 2016
Birmingham. Globally, every year more than 2 million people die from complications of chronic liver disease. Hepatitis, autoimmune diseases, the consequences of overnutrition, and alcohol abuse were the subjects of an international symposium held by the Falk Foundation e.V. in Birmingham/United Kingdom. Well-known liver experts discussed new scientific findings and approaches to implementing them in clinical practice. More... XXIV International Bile Acid Meeting Düsseldorf: Bile Acids in Health and Disease
Symposium 203, Düsseldorf (Germany), June 2016
On the Upswing: Bile Acids and Their Derivatives as Therapeutic Agents
Düsseldorf. The importance of bile acids and bile acid derivatives as signal transmitters in numerous (patho-)physiological processes and their potential in the treatment of hepatobiliary disorders are becoming clearer and clearer. More...