Gut microbiome

AGA Experts Weigh in on Probiotics

May 24, 2017

Washington Post interviewed Dr. Kaplan and Dr. Kashyap, members of AGA’s Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education Scientific Advisory Board.

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.

DNA and Small Molecule-Based Methods for Analyzing Microbiomes

April 28, 2017

Dr. Rob Knight and colleagues provide insight into the different techniques for assaying the microbiome via DNA sequencing.

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.

Intestinal Disorders Must-See Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 17, 2017

Featuring outstanding basic, translational and clinical research.

New, On-Demand Gut Microbiota Education Now Available

March 15, 2017

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

AGA Postgraduate Course: Early Bird Deadline is March 22

March 13, 2017

After Wednesday, registration rates will go up by $75. AGA members receive deep discounts .

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.

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.

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.

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.

2017 Research Grants Open for Applications

Dec. 6, 2016

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

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.