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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Establishes $3 Million Endowment with AGA Foundation
Date:5/17/2008

e and update gastrointestinal professionals on new and emerging technologies, research discoveries and other relevant topics leading to the advancement of the practice of gastroenterology," said Nicholas LaRusso, AGA Institute president.

"As part of Takeda's strong commitment to society, we have a long history of supporting science and medical education as we pursue our mission of promoting better health for individuals and progress in medicine," said Nancy Joseph-Ridge, M.D., president, Takeda Global Research and Development Center, Inc. "We believe that with the development of the James W. Freston Single Topic Conferences, we are able to better contribute to the gastrointestinal practice and bring forth new ideas and discoveries to benefit the well-being of patients."

"The Takeda Endowment funds will provide a strong base of private support from which solid future conference planning can occur. Conference directors can focus on planning scientific objectives and not worry about fund-raising for the conference budget. This will provide tremendous freedom, especially for emerging issues and problems that need prompt attention," said David A. Peura, MD, and AGA FDHN vice chair.

The first James W. Freston Conference will be held in September, 2009. Every third year the Freston Conference will be in Chicago and alternate sites will be selected for the intervening years. Conference details may be found at http://www.gastro.org.
This conference will be important to address the following issues:

-- There are more than 300 digestive diseases that adversely affect the

lives of more than 65 million Americans and thirty percent of

Americans suffer a gastroenterological illness each year, resulting in

more than eight million hospital admissions and 30 million doctor

visits.

-- At least 40 million Americans are burdened with chronic digestive
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SOURCE American Gastroenterological Association Foundation
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