About The Society

Meeting History

4-7 Sept 1977

International Kupffer Cell Symposium
Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
Organized by E. Wisse and D.L. Knook

 

29 Aug – 2 Sept 1982

2nd International Kupffer Cell Symposium
Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
Organized by E. Wisse and D.L. Knook

 

23 -27 Sept. 1985

3rd International Kupffer Cell Symposium
Strasbourg, France,
Organized by A. Kirn
Scientific Organizing Committee: A. Kirn, K. Decker, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, K. Wake, E.Wisse

 

25-29 Sept. 1988

4th International Kupffer Cell Symposium
Titisee, Fed. Rep. of Germany
Organized by K. Decker
Scientific Organizing Committee: A. Kirn, K. Decker, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, K.Wake, E.Wisse

At this meeting, it was decided to change the name of subsequent meetings to, “International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid” and to hold the meetings every two years.

 

26-30 Aug .1990

5th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Tucson, AZ, USA
Organized by R.S. McCuskey
Scientific Organizing Committee: R.S. McCuskey, K. Decker, A. Kirn, D.L. Knook, K. Wake, E.Wisse

 

23-27 Aug. 1992

6th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid,
Antwerp, Belgium
Organized by E. Wisse
Scientific Organizing Committee: E.Wisse, K.Decker, V. Desmet, A. Kirn , D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, K. Wake

 

4-8 Sept. 1994

7th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Kyoto, Japan
Organized by K. Wake
Scientific Organizing Committee: K. Wake, M.J.P. Arthur, C. Balabaud, K. Decker, A.M. Gressner, A. Kirn, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, E.Wisse

 

1-5 Sept. 1996

8th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Bordeaux, France
Organized by C. Balabaud
Scientific Organizing Committee: C. Balabaud, M.J.P. Arthur, K. Decker, A.M. Gressner, A. Kirn , D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, K. Wake, E.Wisse

 

27 Sept.- 1 Oct. 1998

9th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid Christchurch, New Zealand
Organized by R. Fraser
Scientific Organizing Committee: R. Fraser, M.J.P. Arthur, C. Balabaud, K. Decker, A.M. Gressner, H. Jaeschke, A. Kirn, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, Y. Shiratori, K.Wake, E.Wisse

 

3-7 Sept. 2000

10th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Southampton, U.K.
Organized by M.J.P. Arthur
Scientific Organizing Committee: M.J.P. Arthur, C. Balabaud, A.M. Gressner, H. Jaeschke, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, M. Naito, Y. Shiratori, B. Smedsrød, K. Wake, F. Vidal-Vanaclocha, E.Wisse

At this meeting, it was decided to reorganize the Scientific Organizing Committee for the next meeting by having rotating terms of office (normally 6 years) and two representatives from each of the following areas of the world: Europe, USA/Canada, Japan/Pacific. The Southampton meeting also was last to have the Proceedings published by the Kupffer Cell Foundation.

 

25-29 Aug. 2002

11th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Tucson, AZ, USA
Organized by R.S. McCuskey
Scientific Organizing Committee: R.S. McCuskey, H. Jaeschke, M. Naito, Y. Shiratori, B. Smedsrød, F. Vidal-Valenclocha

At this meeting it was decided to publish the proceedings in a supplement issue of the new “on line” journal, Comparative Hepatology.

 

5-9 Sept. 2004

12th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Bilbao, Spain
Organized by F. Vidal-Vanaclocha
Scientific Organizing Committee: F. Vidal-Vanaclocha, H. Jaeschke, R.S. McCuskey, M. Naito, Y. Shiratori, B. Smedsrød

At this meeting, it was decided to discontinue publication of a Proceedings due to cost and potential conflicts with publication in journals.

 

3-6 Sept. 2006

13th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Niigata, Japan
Organized by M. Naito
Scientific Organizing Committee: M. Naito, H. Jaeschke, Y. Shiratori, B. Smedsrød, H. Tsukamoto, F. Vidal-Vanaclocha

 

31 Aug. – 4 Sept. 2008

14th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Tromsø, Norway
Organized by B. Smedsrød
Scientific Organizing Committee: B. Smedsrød, H. Jaeschke, M. Naito, H. Tsukamoto, F. Vidal-Vanaclocha

At this meeting a motion was made and approved by an overwhelming majority to form an official society in support of mutual interest in research and education for liver non-parenchymal and parenchymal cells.

 

December 2008

Election was held for a new society. International Society for Hepatic Sinusoidal Research (ISHSR) has been adopted and new governing Council members were elected.

 

29 Aug. – 1 Sept. 2010

15th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Pasadena, California, USA
Organized by H. Tsukamoto
Local Organizing Committee: H. Tsukamoto, H. Jaeschke, D. Brenner, L. DeLeve, V. Kalra, K. Asahina.

 

22-24 Sept. 2011

16th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Florence, Italy
Organized by M. Pinzani

 

23-25 Sept. 2013

17th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Osaka, Japan
Organized by N. Kawada
Local Organizing Committee: Hepatic Sinusoidal Research Japan (HSRJ), Japanese Society of the Research of Hepatic Cells

 

11-13 Nov. 2015

18th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid
Asilomar, California, USA
Organized by L. Nagy