> Submission Guidelines Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the conference website. No faxed or mailed abstracts will be accepted. There are no exceptions to the deadline as the review period ensues immediately after the submission site closes.
> Official Language: All presentations at APASL STC 2018 will be in English. Oral abstract presentations must be by an author who speaks and understands English to ensure a coherent presentation and a satisfactory question and answer session.
> Submission Categories: Authors must select a submissions category when submitting their abstract. Please refer to the full list of abstract submission categories.
    1. Autoimmune liver disease (Autoimmune hepatitis,Primary Biliary cholangitis, Primary Sclerosing cholangitis, IgG4-related cholangitis,overlap syndrome, etc.)
  • Experimental and Basic
  • Clinical
    2. Liver Immunology
    3. Viral hepatitis immunology (Viral Hepatitis B, C, etc…)
  • a. Experimental and Basic
  • b. Clinical
    4. Viral Hepatitis B treatment
  • a. Experimental and Basic
  • b. Clinical
    5. Viral Hepatitis C treatment
  • a. Experimental and Basic
  • b. Clinical
    6. liver fibrosis and immunology
    7. Liver inflammation and immunology
    8. Hepatocellular Carcinoma and immunology, immunotherapy
    9. Metabolic disorder
    10. Molecular biology
    11. Cirrhosis and its complications
  • a. Experimental and Basic
  • b. Clinical
    12. NAFLD
  • a. Experimental and Basic
  • b. Clinical
    13. Drug induced liver injury (DILI) and immunology
  • a. Experimental and Basic
  • b. Clinical
    14. Liver Transplantation and immunology
  • a. Experimental and Basic
  • b. Clinical
    15. Gut microbiota and liver immunology
    16. Epidemiology and public health aspects

> Abstract Title There is a limit of 255 characters, including spaces, for the title of an abstract. Identifying information such as author or institution names should not be included in the title. Please use mixed case font (i.e. in initial capital/ ower case, not all capitals) and proofread the title since it will be printed exactly as entered if selected for presentation at APASL STC 2018. Only enter the title in the title field and do not include it in the body of the abstract.
> Authors Please list all authors with their affiliations (institution, city and country). Email addresses can be indicated, in which case the co-author will be notified of the abstract submission.
> Authorship Credit for authorship requires substantial contributions to the conception and design; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of the data, final approval of the version to be published, and agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the article are appropriately investigated and resolved.
> Abstract Body There is a limit of 2,900 characters, including spaces, for the text of abstract submissions. Abstract titles, author names, author institutions, and information in tables and images do not count toward the 2,900 character limit. Abstract text for original article should include 1) background/aims, 2) methods, 3) results and 4) conclusions. For case report, it should include introduction and case description. Do not include references and key words in the abstract.