AGA Research Foundation Receives $200K Gift from Shire Pharmaceuticals

April 25, 2013

The AGA Research Foundation is pleased to welcome Shire Pharmaceuticals as a supporter of the foundation’s endowment. The AGA Research Foundation provides research grants to young investigators in gastroenterology and hepatology. The foundation’s grants transform young researchers’ lives by encouraging them to embark on and continue careers in research. Many ultimately make discoveries that improve patient care.

Shire Pharmaceuticals’ $200,000 gift to the AGA Research Foundation endowment will help ensure that researchers have the tools they need to discover ways to better diagnose, treat and cure digestive diseases.

Many breakthroughs have been achieved through gastroenterological and hepatological research over the past century, forming the basis of the modern medical practice. The AGA Research Foundation is working to continue this tradition of discovery and ultimately improve the lives of patients with digestive diseases.

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