Pediatric Gastroenterology

For IBD Patients, Transitions Are a Challenge

Nov. 1, 2017

IBD experts provide tips to help your patients as they transition from pediatric to adult care, or to a new physician when going off to college.

Final Call for Research Scholar Award Applications

Aug. 31, 2017

Submit your documents by Sept. 8 to be considered for these grants from the AGA Research Foundation.

Researchers in North America: Get Funding Now

July 11, 2017

The next deadlines for AGA research grant applications are Aug. 4 and Sept. 8, 2017.

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.

Prebiotics Reduce Body Fat in Overweight Children

June 7, 2017

New Gastroenterology research finds prebiotics prevent obesity in children by altering the gut microbiome.

Gastroenterology Study Finds Prebiotics Reduce Body Fat in Overweight Children

June 7, 2017

AGA microbiome expert Dr. Geoffrey A. Preidis weighs in on this new study and why the findings are clinically relevant.

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.
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First Look at AGA Growth, Development & Child Health Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 10, 2017

Three session overviews to help you start your itinerary and get excited for DDW 2017, May 6-9, in Chicago, IL.

Diagnosing and Treating Functional GI Disorders with ROME IV

Feb. 1, 2017

AGA members are eligible to receive a free one-month subscription to Rome Online.

Pediatric GI Wins Liver Disease Award

Jan. 19, 2017

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

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.

Deadline to Submit Section Election Nominations: Nov. 28

Nov. 14, 2016

Get involved with the AGA Institute Council to help plan the next DDW®, select future James W. Freston Conference topics and much more.

Links Found Between NAFLD, Type 2 Diabetes and NASH in Children

Sept. 2, 2016

Nearly one in three children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease have abnormal glucose metabolism, and this combo also is associated with a greater risk of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

DDSEP® 8: Everything You Need to Succeed

July 26, 2016

Maintain professional excellence with AGA’s premier GI education resource.

What Happens to Infants Whose Mothers Took Anti-TNF Agents During Pregnancy?

July 25, 2016

Gastro study says anti-TNF agents can be detected in infants born to mothers with IBD who took the drugs during pregnancy.

Ask the Experts: ROME IV

July 13, 2016

A lot has changed in 10 years in the diagnosis and management of functional GI disorders. ROME IV authors are available to answer your questions.

Special Issue of Gastro Covers Full Range of Functional GI Disorders

May 3, 2016

This collaboration between Gastro and the Rome Foundation offers a series of reviews on functional GI disorders, which set the scene for Rome IV.

Psyllium Fiber Found to Reduce Abdominal Pain in Children with IBS

April 12, 2016

CGH article in press finds that children with stomach pain who take psyllium fiber have a decrease in pain episodes.

DDSEP 8 - Complete

April 12, 2016

The eighth edition of AGA's premier GI education program features new and expanded content to help you enhance your knowledge, build expertise and improve patient care.

DDSEP 8 - Question Bank Only

April 12, 2016

Assess your knowledge with more than 800 questions, answers and rationales.

DDSEP 8 - Chapter 16 - Issues in Pediatric Gastroenterology

April 12, 2016

Focus on a specific GI topic area and master the content most important to you.

Your Guide to Basic and Translational Research at DDW® 2016

April 5, 2016

The AGA Institute Council has published a DDW guide for basic and translational researchers in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Antibiotics Before Age 2 Increases Risk for Childhood Obesity

March 22, 2016

Gastro article in press finds that 3 or more courses of antibiotics before the age of 2 increases risk of childhood obesity.

Steroids No More: Nutrition Therapy in Pediatric Patients with Crohn’s Disease

March 16, 2016

Dr. Anthony Otley compares the use of enteral nutrition versus corticosteroid therapy in treating pediatric patients with Crohn’s Disease.