The International Association for the Study of the Liver (IASL) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to:
- establish, maintain, sponsor, promote activities, programs, and projects which assist in the education of clinicians and scientists in an international context;
- foster and promote, within an international context, basic and clinical research into liver and biliary diseases;
- collaborate with its continental constituent association members, as well as with other healthcare organizations concerned with liver disease; and
- facilitate progress toward the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the liver and biliary tract.
Foster the training of experts in hepatology; encourage basic and clinical research on the liver and its diseases; facilitate internationally the prevention, recognition and treatment of diseases of the liver and biliary tract.
Organizes international study groups; encourages exchange of research workers, study materials and information