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, AGAF
AGA Technology Center: Go-To Resource for GI Innovation
Timothy C. Wang, MD, AGAF
Innovation and Research Will Be One of AGA's Most Important Agenda Items this Year
Tom Shehab, MD
AGA Center Facilitates Connections that Otherwise Wouldn't Happen
Future Biomarkers to Assess IBD Activity
Sept. 15, 2016
Competition Seeks Ideas to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
Sept. 13, 2016
FDA: Stop Using Custom Ultrasonics’ System 83 Plus AERs
Aug. 18, 2016
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.
The center conducted a 2-day workshop to discuss endoscopic image enhancement technologies, which resulted in the following whitepapers:
A roundup of helpful information for physician innovators and AGA members interested in learning more about GI innovation and technology.
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
Janak N. Shah, MD
Section Head of Advanced Endoscopy
Ochsner Health System
Ashish Atreja, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology
Mount Sinai Hospital
Laurel R. Fisher, MD, AGAF
Professor of Clinical Medicine,
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Dawn L. Francis, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Florida
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: