Fecal microbiota transplant

Join Us for the Clinician’s Guide to Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) Workshop

Aug. 1, 2017

Workshop will take place on Jan. 18, 2018, just prior to the new Crohn’s and Colitis Congress™ in Las Vegas, NV.

A Selection of the Best AGA Abstracts of DDW® 2017

July 27, 2017

Read the best AGA abstracts from Digestive Disease Week, published in Gastro.

Study Finds C. Diff Infections on the Rise, FMT Most Promising Treatment

July 5, 2017

AGA is tracking outcomes of fecal microbiota transplantation through an observational registry.

Connecting the Dots Between Antibiotics, Diet and the Gut Microbiome

June 27, 2017

AGA expert Dr. Eugene Chang spoke to U.S. News & World Report about how antibiotics alter the gut microbiome and the role of diet in restoring gut health.

Watch Highlighted Microbiome Sessions from DDW® 2017

June 20, 2017

Highlights include how the gut cross-talks with the brain, cutting-edge research on the gut microbiome, diet-induced changes in gut microbiota and more.

Fecal Transplant Promising in Colitis

May 25, 2017

Not a home run, but success rates of about 25 percent.

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).
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.