AGA Center for GI Innovation & Technology
The AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology supports innovation and the development of new technology in gastroenterology, hepatology, nutrition and obesity by guiding medical device and therapeutics innovators through the technology development and adoption process.
Hear first-hand how the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology is working to advance the science and practice of gastroenterology and the care of patients with disorders of the digestive tract.
Michael L. Kochman, MD
AGA Technology Center Helps Innovators Overcome Hurdles
Michael Camilleri, MD, AGAF
Innovation Is Key to AGA’s Strategic Plan
Herbert Lerner, MD
Working with FDA to Get Devices to Market
New Guidance to Enhance Duodenoscope Reprocessing
Aug. 4, 2015
FDA Clears Two New Devices for Barrett's Treatment
July 30, 2015
FDA Approves New Device to Treat Obesity
July 29, 2015
The center offers a wide range of services that support the development and adoption of new technologies. We make use of an extensive physician and research network with a broad spectrum of expertise.
A roundup of helpful information for physician innovators and AGA members interested in learning more about GI innovation and technology.
The AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology is committed to establishing a path forward to remove the risk of device-transmitted infections and ensure safe patient care.
The executive committee serves as the governing body that oversees all operations of the center; including the successful implementation, monitoring and ongoing management of resources and activities related to the center. Three subcommittees report to the executive committee and support the work of the center:
- Registry Oversight Subcommittee
- Events and Communication Subcommittee
- Project Review and Oversight Subcommittee
Michael L. Kochman, MD, chair
Wilmott Family Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Pankaj Jay Pasricha, MD, past chair
Director, Division of Digestive Diseases
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Joel V. Brill, MD, AGAF
Chief Medical Officer
Predictive Health, LLC
Ashish Atreja, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology
Mount Sinai Hospital
Larry D. Scott, MD
UT Physicians Ertan Digestive Disease Center
Dawn L. Francis, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Florida
James Scheiman, MD
Professor, Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
AGA Staff Contact: Jennifer Conte, CGCS
Friends of the Center
Friends of the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology is a distinction given to those companies that make a significant multi-year financial commitment to support the center’s global efforts of fostering innovation and technology in digestive and metabolic diseases.
AGA thankfully acknowledges: