Current and Past "B Informed" Newsletters

Fall 2016 Issue

Highlights include:

  • Explaining the Hepatitis B Drug Pipeline
  • HBF Congratulates Michael Sofia on the 2016 Lasker-Debakey Award
  • Hepb.org Relaunches with a New Look
  • Hepatitis Delta Connect Program
  • CDC Awards Hepatitis B Foundation 5-Year Cooperative Agreement
  • It Takes a Coalition to Fight Hepatitis B
  • HBF Celebrates Silver Jubilee

Spring 2016 Issue

Highlights Include:

  • Baruch S. Blumberg Institute’s Hepatitis B Research Pipeline
  • Good News in Bad Nauheim: The 2015 International HBV Meeting
  • Blumberg Institute Forges New Academic Partnerships
  • Dr. Bud Tennant Receives the HBF 2016 Baruch S. Blumberg Prize
  • You Have Three Months to Live
  • A Nobel Challenge: Mission Accomplished!

Fall 2015 Issue

Highlights Include:

  • Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Hepatitis B Virus Discovery
  • First World Hepatitis Summit in Glasgow Scotland
  • Antiviral Research Journal Focuses on New HBV Therapies
  • The W. Thomas London Distinguished Professorship Established
  • 3rd Annual Hep B United National Summit
  • Speaking Personally: The Story of a 31 Year Old Woman

Spring 2015 Issue

Highlights Include:

  • Hepatitis B Foundation Recruits World-Class Scientists
  • Hepatitis B Virus Turns 50!
  • Hollywood Ending for International HBV Meeting
  • Dr. Eugene Schiff Receives 2015 Blumberg Prize
  • Princeton Workshop Focuses on Liver Cancer
  • When Ignorance Is Not Bliss
  • WHO Issues New HBV Guidelines

Fall 2014 Issue

Highlights Include:

  • Making Hepatitis B History: Research at the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
  • Hep B United’s 2nd Annual Summit
  • WHO Invites HBF to Help Develop Their HBV Management Guidelines
  • HBF’s Haimen City Project in China a Success
  • Public Health Popularity Contest
  • Africa’s Growing Hepatitis B Crisis

Spring 2014 Issue

Highlights Include:

  • Hepatitis B and Liver Transplantation
  • In Memory of Arline Loh
  • International HBV Meeting Highlights
  • Hep B United Rolls Out National Plan
  • Dr. Thomas Starzl Receives HBF Blumberg Prize
  • Liver Cancer Killed My Sister

Fall 2013 Issue

Highlights Include:

  • Hepatitis B Foundation Research Institute Renamed in Honor of Dr. Baruch S. Blumberg
  • HBF Awarded 3-Year Cooperative Agreement from CDC
  • About "A Nobel Challenge"
  • Cure Agenda at Princeton Workshop
  • CHIPO: HBV and African Immigrants
  • A Gay Man's Thoughts on HBV

Spring 2013 Issue

Highlights Include:

  • U.S. Dept. of Justice Strikes Down HBV Discrimination
  • Targeting cccDNA Could Be Game Changer
  • Hep B United Community Action Plan
  • Indonesia's Hepatitis B Crisis
  • Chronic Hepatitis B or C: Which is Worse?

Fall 2012 Issue

Highlights Include:

First Hep B United National Summit
CDC Updates HBV Recommendations for Healthcare Workers
Remembering Dr. R. Palmer Beasley
First B Informed Parent Conference
What Does the ACA Mean for the Hepatitis B Community?
Preventable Loss of An Older Brother

Spring 2012 Issue

Highlights Include:

  • Hepatitis B Discrimination Alive and Well in the U.S.
  • Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health of HHS, Honored at Crystal Ball
  • New Recommendations for Chronic Hepatitis B in Pregnancy
  • Natural Products Discovery Institute is Open for Business
  • HBF Launches LiverCancerConnect.org to Help Patients