Gut microbiome

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

May 6, 2017

Registration is now open for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Register by March 22 and save.

New Gastro Special Issue on IBD

Jan. 11, 2017

This supplement includes commentaries from leading experts in the field on innovations and changing paradigms in IBD.

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.

Three Research Grants Close This Week

Jan. 3, 2017

These grants support pilot research projects in gastroenterology, the gut microbiome and development of novel devices or technologies.

Highlighted Abstracts from the International Digestive Disease Forum

Dec. 21, 2016

CGH features 104 abstracts from the 2016 meeting, which took place in Hong Kong.

Jan. 6 Research Grant Deadline Approaching

Dec. 19, 2016

Don't waste any more time. Submit your application today.

AGA and The Dannon Company Recognize Microbiome Leader Dr. Gary Wu

Dec. 7, 2016

Dr. Wu received the 2017 AGA-Dannon Gut Microbiome in Health Award for his work studying the impact of diet on the human gut microbiome.
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The Increasing Incidence of IBD in Asia

Dec. 7, 2016

AGA and the Chinese Society of Gastroenterology jointly sponsored a symposium to explore epidemiologic trends in IBD. Read the meeting summary in Gastro.

2017 Research Grants Open for Applications

Dec. 6, 2016

Apply for one of eight available grants from the AGA Research Foundation in January 2017.

Save the Date: 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

Dec. 6, 2016

Learn the full scope of GI advances on May 6 and 7, 2017, in Chicago, IL.

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.

Invest in Your Education and Patients’ Care

Nov. 14, 2016

Purchase the AGA Postgraduate Course resources to review the expert advice that was presented at the course.

Apply for These 2017 Research Grants Before They Close

Nov. 8, 2016

The next batch of research grants from the AGA Research Foundation are open for applications.

How Could the Intestinal Microbiota Contribute to Celiac Disease?

Oct. 18, 2016

According to Gastro research, bacteria in the small intestine metabolize gluten differently, to increase or decrease its immunogenicity. Read more in the AGA Journals Blog.

How the Gut Microbiome May Help Us Prevent IBD

Oct. 14, 2016

Plus other noteworthy research updates from CMGH on how high altitude levels impact progression of IBD and the value of the pig in GI research.

Competition Seeks Ideas to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Sept. 13, 2016

$20 million in prizes will be awarded to develop new, innovative laboratory diagnostic tools that detect and distinguish antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Research Scholar Award Winner Explores Microbiota's Role in IBD

Aug. 29, 2016

Dr. Maldonado-Contreras' research group will study the effects of an anti-inflammatory diet in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Now Live: Latest Issue of The New Gastroenterologist

Aug. 25, 2016

Read about recent updates in GI on topics such as NAFLD, the gut microbiome and more.

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.

New Funding Opportunity for Gut Microbiome Researchers

Aug. 16, 2016

NCI is now accepting proposals for contract 358: Modulating the Microbiome to Improve Therapeutic Efficacy of Cancer Therapeutics.

Can Microbial Dysbiosis Cause Colonic Inflammation?

Aug. 9, 2016

New AGA Journals Blog post answers this question by breaking down a recent CMGH study.

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.

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.