Fecal microbiota transplant

A Clinician’s Guide to FMT

May 10, 2017

Watch this video recap of AGA's DDW® session focused on the practical advances and challenges with fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT).

Microbiome Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 30, 2017

AGA Institute Council's newest section, Microbiome & Microbial Diseases in the Gastrointestinal Tract, is set to host its first year of programming at DDW.

Why Gastroenterologists Should Care About the Gut Microbiome

April 28, 2017

Dr. Gail Hecht explains why the gut microbiome is receiving so much attention, and why practitioners and researchers alike should pay attention.

Noteworthy Microbiome Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 26, 2017

Mark your DDW calendar for these gut microbiome-focused sessions, featuring leading experts in the field.

New, On-Demand Gut Microbiota Education Now Available

March 15, 2017

Watch the video replay of the 2017 Gut Microbiota for Health Summit.

What is the Active Ingredient in FMT for C. diff Infection?

March 14, 2017

Sterile fecal filtrates — containing bacterial debris, proteins, antimicrobial compounds, metabolic products and microbial DNA, rather than intact microorganisms — appear to be effective.

AGA Registry to Expand Understanding of FMT

March 13, 2017

In the March Gastroenterology, the principal investigators describe the registry and how it will fill a critical gap by assessing short- and long-term safety of FMT.
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What’s New at the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course?

March 2, 2017

This year's course directors are introducing new initiatives, May 6 and 7, in Chicago.

DDW® 2017: Learn About Gut Microbiota From Your Own Stool Sample

Jan. 24, 2017

AGA and the American Gut Project are seeking AGA members interested in having their stool samples analyzed.

Registration Open for 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

Jan. 11, 2017

Early access to registration is open for AGA members. Secure your spot a week before general registration opens and save $75.

The New Gastroenterologist Examines FMT

Nov. 30, 2016

Read about the gut microbiome, pursuing a career in academic medicine and the basics of coding in the fall issue.

Engage in Flexible Learning with 2016 AGA PG Course Resources

Oct. 18, 2016

Captured in these resources are all six general sessions, 12 luncheon breakout sessions and 12 clinical challenge breakout sessions.

Have a Topic in Mind for the 2018 Freston Conference?

Sept. 27, 2016

Send in your suggestions for the next James W. Freston conference by Jan. 6, 2017.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Affects the Outcome of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection

Sept. 27, 2016

We evaluated the efficacy of colonoscopic FMT in patients with and without IBD, and whether we could identify IBD in patients during this procedure.

The FMT National Registry: What It Means for Researchers

Aug. 24, 2016

The registry aims to promote scientific investigation into the gut microbiome and fecal microbiota transplantation.

Get Involved in AGA’s FMT Registry

Aug. 18, 2016

Do you perform fecal microbiota transplantations? If so, AGA hopes you’ll participate in our upcoming registry.

AGA Establishes NIH-Funded Registry to Track Fecal Microbiota Transplants

Aug. 4, 2016

Registry will protect the well-being of patients and guide further scientific exploration of this gut microbiome-based intervention.

AGA Receives NIH Funding for National FMT Registry

Aug. 4, 2016

Registry will collect clinical data to assess safety of fecal microbiota transplantation, while promoting ongoing research.

Attendee Shares Experience from DDW® 2016 Active Learning Session on the Gut Microbiome

Aug. 2, 2016

Dr. Markham provides an overview of the AGA-American Gut Project session at Digestive Disease Week 2016 focusing on the gut microbiome.

AGA Perspectives Examines Role of Anesthesiologists in Routine GI Procedures

July 28, 2016

The latest issue of the magazine features a debate from Drs. Jeff Mandel and John Vargo on this prominent topic.

Gut Microbiota Developments with Emphasis on IBD

July 11, 2016

Report from the 2016 Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit is now available in Gastro.

Clostridium Difficile 106: FMT Details

June 15, 2016

AGA Submits Comments on Latest FMT Guidance

June 1, 2016

AGA provides feedback on regulation of stool banks and encourages FDA to allow practitioners to continue to offer FMT.

DDW® Speaker Spotlight: Gail Hecht

May 23, 2016

Dr. Hecht discusses AGA microbiome programming at Digestive Disease Week and offers advice for fellow attendees.