Abstracts from the conference Hepatobiliary Cancers: Pathobiology and Translational Advances, being held at Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center in Glen Allen, Virginia, December 7-10, 2017. Organizer and Chair: Alphonse E. Sirica, Ph.D., M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Supported by the American Association fro the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and by the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation and co-sponsored by the VCU Dept. of Pathology.