Neurogastroenterology & Motility

Pankaj J. Pasricha, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Chair

Satish S.C. Rao, MD, PhD, AGAF
Georgia Regents University
Vice Chair

Join the Neurogastroenterology & Motility (NGM) Section

Members interested in participating in the activities of Neurogastroenterology & Motility section should contact us at agacouncil@gastro.org. We are especially interested in increasing participation of junior investigators, clinicians and international members.

Neurogastroenterology & Motility Programming at DDW® 2014

This year the Neurogastroenterology & Motility section has planned the following invited symposia and research fora:

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Session Title Session Type Start Time End Time
Microflora and the ENS: Evolving Concepts Research Forum 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Constipation and Other Functional Colonic Syndromes Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Enteric Neurobiology: Pharmacology and Physiology Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Functional Dyspepsia, Nausea and Vomiting Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Functional Bowel Disease: Pathophysiology and Molecular Mechanisms Research Forum 10 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Gastroparesis and Gastric Motility Research Forum 10 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Neuroimmune Signaling in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Clinical Symposium 2 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
Little Brain-Big Brain: Enteric Neuronal Correlates of Neurological Disease Clinical Symposium 2 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
Mechanisms of ENS Plasticity Clinical Symposium 4 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Session Title Session Type Start Time End Time
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in Esophageal Disorders Clinical Symposium 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Enteric Neurobiology/Stem Cells Research Forum 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Brain and Gut Axis Research Forum 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Enteric Neurobiology: Cell and Molecular Biology Research Forum 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
NGM at the Cutting Edge: Invited Speaker Forum Clinical Symposium 10 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Oropharyngeal Dysphagia Research Forum 10 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Novel Therapeutic Insights Research Forum 2 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
Pathways to Dysfunction Research Forum 2 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Session Title Session Type Start Time End Time
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth Focused Clinical Update 6:30 a.m. 7:45 a.m.
Enteric Neuromuscular Control Mechanisms in Health and Disease Clinical Symposium 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
The Genetic Basis for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Research Forum 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Anorectal Dysmotility Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Gastroparesis Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Sensory Neurobiology Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Novel Physiologic and Diagnostic Approaches Research Forum 10 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Difficult Abdominal Pain Curbside Consultant 12:30 p.m. 2 p.m.
Fecal Incontinence: Unmet Needs and Future Directions Clinical Symposium 2 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
Functional Bowel Disease: Clinical Trials Research Forum 2 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
Neurogastroenterology & Motility Distinguished Abstract Plenary Distinguished Abstract Plenary 4 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Session Title Session Type Start Time End Time
New Approaches to Anorectal Disorders Research Forum 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Pain & Nocicpetion Research Forum 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Brain-Gut Axis Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Esophageal Dysmotility Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Oropharyngeal Dysmotility Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Pediatric Functional and Motility Disorders Poster Session 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Non-Obstructive Small Bowel Dysmotility: The Neglected Syndrome in Neurogastroenterology Clinical Symposium 10 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Functional Bowel Disease: Risk Factors and Epidemiology Research Forum 2 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Neurogastroenterology & Motility 2014 Abstract Counts

We would like to thank our abstract review committee chairs and members for generously sharing their expertise and time in order to ensure that the most novel and relevant developments in Neurogastroenterology & Motility were shared at DDW.

Descriptor Name Submitted Abstracts Accepted Abstracts
Anorectal Motility and Functional GI Disorders Including Fecal Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Disorders : Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment 55 39
Brain-Gut Axis (Including Neuroimaging , Vagal Pathways & Neurobiology of Satiety, Obesity & Metabolic Disorders) 54 44
Constipation & Other Functional Colonic Syndromes 48 40
Enteric Neurobiology: Cell & Molecular Biology (Including Neurons, Glia, ICC, Smooth Muscle & Stem Cells) 41 32
Enteric Neurobiology: Pharmacology & Physiology 36 30
Esophageal Dysmotility 58 38
Functional Dyspepsia, Nausea & Vomiting 41 32
Gastroparesis 54 45
Irritable Bowel Syndrome 83 66
Oropharyngeal Dysmotility 16 13
Pediatric Functional and Motility Disorders 16 16
Sensory Neurobiology Including Visceral Nociception/Pain & Neuroimmunology (Neurogenic Inflammation & Interactions with the Microbiome) 21 17
TOTAL 524 412