Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver (TASL) was founded in January 1990, by the same founder of The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan (GEST), Professor Juei-Low Sung, named "the father of Taiwan's liver research".
The tenets of TASL are to enhance the medical education and academic intercommunication for hepatology, to elevate the standard of hepatology, to facilitate the basic and clinical research for hepatology, to exchange research insights, and to reinforce the interconnection with other international hepatology groups.”
To fulfill the purposes of TASL, relevant laws and regulations are followed to execute the following objectives:
- 1.To advance scientific research and medical applications for liver and liver diseases.
- 2.To reinforce the establishment of integrated network and academic collaboration with domestic/foreign research institutions for liver diseases.
- 3.To organize or co-organize various domestic/international liver conferences or educational lectures.
- 4.To promote and integrate academic research projects for liver diseases.
- 5.To encourage outstanding academic or research personnel by providing scholarships and awards for liver disease.
- 6.Other liver disease-related research for teaching and academic development matters.
- 7.Other public welfare or educational matters that meet the purposes of TASL.