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AGA unveils latest advances in GI research at DDW® 2014
Date:5/2/2014

Chicago, IL (May 2, 2014) International leaders in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology will gather together for Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014, the largest and most prestigious gastroenterology meeting, from May 3 to 6, 2014, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. DDW is jointly sponsored by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).

AGA researchers will present exciting, cutting-edge data during the meeting that will help change the way physicians diagnose and treat gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. All data presented during DDW is embargoed until the beginning of the presentation or an official DDW press conference, whichever occurs first. A list of press activities is available at http://www.ddw.org/press. Newsroom staff can facilitate interviews with researchers presenting at the sessions highlighted below.

All sessions will be held in McCormick Place (Central Time). For more information on presentations and data being presented, visit http://www.myddw.org.

Plenary Sessions

The 2014 joint ASGE-AGA Presidential Plenary Session will take place on May 4 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. in the Arie Crown Theater.

AGA Institute President, Anil K. Rustgi, MD, AGAF, and his ASGE counterpart have invited noted experts to present on hot topics in gastroenterology and GI endoscopy. Presentations include:

  • "Have We Reached the Top for IBD Therapy?" Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • "Pancreatic Cancer: Have We Made Progress?" Andrew D. Rhim, MD, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor
  • "Colorectal Polyps: Is the Resect and Discard Stra
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Contact: Rachel Steigerwald
media@gastro.org
301-272-1603
American Gastroenterological Association
Source:Eurekalert

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