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      Save the Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

                                                            Plenary Speaker:

                                                    Harvey Alter                                                          

                                                   Harvey J. Alter, MD, MACP
                                                Distinguished NIH Investigator
                                                               Emeritus

Harvey J Alter has been designated a Distinguished NIH Investigator and has a long career in clinical research.

Dr. Alter has played a key role in the discovery of two hepatitis viruses, namely hepatitis B virus (HBV) and the non-A, non-B virus, later designated the hepatitis C virus (HCV).  

In long-term prospective studies, Dr. Alter helped define the natural history of NANB/HCV infection and proved its frequent progression to chronic hepatitis and its evolution to cirrhosis and liver related mortality. 

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