Neurogastroenterology & Motility

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

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 AGA Institute Council Neurogastroenterology & Motility Section should contact us at We are especially interested in increasing participation of junior investigators, clinicians and international members.

Neurogastroenterology & Motility Must-See Sessions at DDW® 2015

The neurogastroenterology & motility section of the AGA Institute Council is particularly excited for members to attend the following sessions:

Session Title: NGM Cutting Edge: New Roles for Old Cells

Session Type: Research Symposium
Session Date & Time: Saturday, May 16, 2015, 8 a.m
Session Location: Room 150A

Session Title: Making Research Work for Patients — What is in the Pipeline?

Session Type: Translational Symposium
Session Date & Time: Monday, May 18, 2015, 8 a.m. 
Session Location: Room 150A

Session Title: Motility Matters: An Interactive Forum to Debate What Progress the Field Has Made

Session Type: Clinical Symposium
Session Date & Time: Monday, May 18, 2015, 10 a.m. 
Session Location: Room 143ABC

Session Title: Neurogastroenterology and Motility Distinguished Abstract Plenary

Session Type: Distinguished Abstract Plenary
Session Date & Time: Monday, May 18, 2015, 4 p.m.
Session Location: Room 146AB

For the most up to date information on sessions, visit the online interactive guide.

What's Happening With The Neurogastroenterology & Motility Section

Each section of the council is unique in membership, goals and focus. Here is some more information about the neurogastroenterology & motility section:

  • The section continues to increase its membership. 
  • The clinical and scientific advances in traditional areas and a growing recognition that this field represents the convergence of many other important physiological processes make this an exciting time for the section. 
  • Revamped offerings for DDW 2015  include:
    • A new format for oral sessions — speakers are invited to gave a talk on the respective session’s theme.
    • Neurogastroenterology & Motility at the Cutting Edge — Speakers from outside of the GI field are invited to give presentations.