Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

June 2, 2018

Secure your spot for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Save $75 when you register by April 18.

Final days to save on AGA Postgraduate Course

April 10, 2018

Early bird deadline is April 18 – last chance to save $75.

Save the Date: 2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

Jan. 11, 2018

This year’s course will take place on June 2 and 3, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Dec. 19, 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.

Blog: How Could Lamins Protect Against Steatohepatitis?

Nov. 8, 2017

Observations show how variants in genes encoding lamins affect risk for steatohepatitis and liver fibrosis. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

The Gut Microbiota and Liver Disease

Oct. 22, 2017

A more detailed picture of the intestinal microbiota contributing to liver disease beyond increasing intestinal permeability has started to evolve.

Hepatocyte-Specific Deletion of Mouse Lamin A/C Leads to Male-Selective Steatohepatitis

Oct. 22, 2017

Lamin A/C absence leads to male-selective fatty liver disease and predisposes to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and fibrosis.
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Blog: Special 15th Anniversary Collection from Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Oct. 11, 2017

Celebrate this milestone with a look back at landmark articles, commentaries and reviews. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

Blog: Restricting Fructose to Reduce Fatty Liver Disease

Sept. 19, 2017

Researchers report that reducing dietary fructose decreases liver fat in children with obesity and metabolic syndrome. Read more in the AGA Journals blog.

Agreement Between Magnetic Resonance Imaging Proton Density Fat Fraction Measurements and Pathologist-Assigned Steatosis Grades of Liver Biopsies From Adults With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Sept. 1, 2017

PDFF estimated by MRI scanners of different field strength and at different sites, accurately classifies grades and changes in hepatic steatosis when histologic analysis of biopsies is used as a reference.

What is the Best Management Strategy for Patients With NAFLD?

Aug. 8, 2017

It’s essential for physicians to consider patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in a holistic manner. Read more in the AGA Journals blog.

Talking to Patients With NAFLD

July 27, 2017

Five steps to help you approach patients that have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

New Study Links Unsaturated Fats to Fatty Liver Disease

June 15, 2017

CMGH article adds new information to our understanding of metabolically unhealthy obesity.

Member Benefit Spotlight: GastroSlides

June 15, 2017

Free access to AGA's GastroSlides is now a member benefit.

New Study: Unsaturated Fat Associated with Fatty Liver Disease

June 14, 2017

CMGH researchers report on the role of macronutrients in the development of metabolically unhealthy obesity.

Did You Miss AGA Sessions at DDW® 2017?

June 14, 2017

Check out more than 100 hours of AGA Institute Council sessions with DDW On Demand.

Metabolomic Identification of Subtypes of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

April 25, 2017

We identified 2 major subtypes of NAFLD and markers that differentiate steatosis from NASH in each subtype.

What are the Effects of Prednisolone in Patients With Severe Alcoholic Liver Disease?

April 25, 2017

Infections are frequent, but only independently associated with mortality when patients receive prednisolone. More info on the AGA Journals Blog.

Liver & Biliary Sessions Scheduled at DDW® 2017

April 17, 2017

Council leadership hand-picked a preview of sessions for you to add to your DDW® itinerary.

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 .

Incidence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in All 50 United States, From 2000 Through 2012

March 1, 2017

In an analysis of the incidence of HCC in all 50 US states, we found the rate of increase in HCC to have slowed from 2010 through 2012.

Comparing Non-invasive Techniques for Measuring Liver Fibrosis and Steatosis

Feb. 21, 2017

Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) is more accurate than transient elastography (TE) in identifying liver fibrosis, researchers report in Gastro, using biopsy analysis as the standard.

Isocaloric Diets High in Animal or Plant Protein Reduce Liver Fat and Inflammation in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes

Feb. 1, 2017

We investigated the effects of diets high in animal protein vs plant protein, which differ in levels of methionine and BCAAs.

Pediatric GI Wins Liver Disease Award

Jan. 19, 2017

Dr. Brian DeBosch is studying the role of hepatic determinants in metabolic diseases.