IBD

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.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

10th Penn Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium

March 3, 2017

The 10th Penn Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium will highlight the advances in diagnosis and treatment of IBD.

GUILD 2017 (Gastroenterology Updates in IBD and Liver Disease)

Feb. 19, 2017

Guild 2017 teaches GIs ongoing education and insights to improve patient care and overall healthcare outcomes.

34th Annual Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Jan. 29, 2017

This conference will teach an assessment of new technologies, diagnostic and therapeutic options for inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal disorders, hepatopancreaticobiliary disease, liver disorders and other areas of clinical challenge.

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.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course eSyllabus

Jan. 11, 2017

Pre-order the eSyllabus, available in June 2017, from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances and gain access to a multi-topic course taught by world-renowned leaders.
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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.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course USB

Jan. 11, 2017

Look to the future of GI and step beyond basic learning by pre-ordering the USB from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Resources

Jan. 6, 2017

Pre-order resources from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances and gain access to a multi-topic course taught by world-renowned leaders.

Management of Acute Diverticulitis

Jan. 6, 2017

Management of Acute Diverticulitis

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Online Sessions

Jan. 4, 2017

Pre-order the on-demand online sessions from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances to learn key treatment advances that you can immediately implement in your practice.

Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies African-Specific Susceptibility Loci in African Americans With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Jan. 2, 2017

We performed a genome-wide association study of African Americans with IBD and identified loci associated with UC in only this population.

Systematic Review of Tumor Necrosis Factor Antagonists in Extraintestinal Manifestations in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Jan. 2, 2017

This systematic review investigated the efficacy and the effectiveness of biologic drugs in EIMs in IBD.

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.

Can a Smartphone App Monitor IBD Activity?

Dec. 13, 2016

Researchers have developed a mobile health index for remote monitoring of IBD patients that could be incorporated into a smartphone app, they report in CGH.

Name That Fungal Infection

Dec. 7, 2016

Join an interesting discussion in AGA Community that stemmed from a veterinary case.

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.

Relatives of Patients With IBD Also Have Intestinal Dysbiosis

Nov. 29, 2016

The intestinal microbiota of many first-degree relatives of patients with IBD is dysbiotic, signifying a pre-disease state, low-level inflammation and susceptibility to IBD.

Comparison of Targeted vs Random Biopsies for Surveillance of Ulcerative Colitis-Associated Colorectal Cancer

Nov. 25, 2016

In a randomized controlled trial, we found that targeted and random biopsies detect similar proportions of neoplasias.

Identification of Loci at 1q21 and 16q23 That Affect Susceptibility to Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Koreans

Nov. 25, 2016

Recent genome-wide association studies have identified more than 200 regions that affect susceptibility to IBD.

Development and Validation of an Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Monitoring Index for Use With Mobile Health Technologies

Nov. 22, 2016

We tested the ability of an IBD monitoring tool, which can be used with mobile technologies, to assess disease activity in patients with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.