Autoimmune Liver Disease
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3rd CALD Research Symposium and Family Day

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the 3rd Pediatric Autoimmune Liver Disease Symposium and Family Day. We will continue to integrate information from various clinically relevant topics aimed at the treatment and prediction for PSC and AIH.

27th September 2019; 12PM-5PM

Symposium Theme: Learning Network for Autoimmune Liver Disease: discuss the strategies to improve the outcomes for pediatric patients with autoimmune liver disease through a learning network and quality improvement (QI).

Where: Kingsgate Marriott, 151 Goodman Street, Cincinnati, OH, 4521

28th September 2019; 7AM-5PM Family and Research Oriented talks

Symposium Theme: Liver fibrosis – Will share the latest research findings with a focus on liver fibrosis in autoimmune liver disease.

Where: Sabin Auditorium; 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 2010, Cincinnati, OH, 45229-3039

By attending, you’ll have a unique opportunity to interact with a diverse group of ALD-informed individuals, including patients and families, scientists, physicians and healthcare providers.


The CALD participated in the preparation and presentation of a NASPGHAN sponsored webinar on Autoimmune Liver Disease. Watch the webinar.

Past Events

The Pediatric Autoimmune Liver Disease Symposium was held on October 7-8, 2017 in Cincinnati.

Conference Details

The focus of the conference was on the latest scientific progress with ample opportunity for discussion between patients / families, clinicians and investigators.

Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Discuss the latest research advances in understanding the pathogenesis of pediatric onset AIH / PSC and their application to patient care.
  • Delineate similarities and key differences in pathogenesis and natural history of pediatric and adult onset ALD and identify gaps in knowledge
  • Review key research directions and potential clinical trials for pediatric onset ALD
  • Discuss treatment options for refractory disease
  • Outline the available resources for patients with ALD and their families
2017 CALD Symposium group.
Group photo from the 2017 CALD Symposium.


Contact Us

For more information about the Center for Autoimmune liver disease at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, call 513-517-2051 or email us at