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  • Telaprevir-Based Regimens Substantially Improved SVR Rates Across All IL28B Genotypes in the ADVANCE Trial (Abstract #904). I. M. Jacobson et al.
  • Teduglutide, a Novel Analogue of Glucagon-like Peptide 2 (GLP-2), Is Effective and Safe in Reducing Parenteral Support Volume in Short Bowel Syndrome-Intestinal Failure Subjects: Results From a 24-Week, Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Trial (STEPS) (Abstract #907). P. B. Jeppesen et al.

    Plenary Sessions

    During the Presidential Plenary Session, AGA Institute President, Ian L. Taylor, MD, PhD, AGAF, will focus on the latest research and clinical advances in the field of gastroenterology. Two additional plenary sessions feature noteworthy clinical and basic science research presented at DDW.

    The Presidential Plenary Session presentations (May 9, 10 a.m. CT, Room S100AB) include:

    • Colon Cancer Screening. D. Provenzale.
    • Hepatitis C in Minority Populations. A. E. Reid.
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease. S. R. Targan.
    • Endoscopic Ultrasound. R. H. Hawes.
    • The Brain-Gut Axis in Chronic GI Disease. E. A. Mayer.
    • The Role of Inflammation in the Causation of GI Cancers. S. E. Crowe.
    • Type II Diabetes Is a GI Disease and Should be Treated by Gastroenterologists. I. L. Taylor.
    • Impact of Health Reform on GI. J. V. Brill.
    • Towards Digestivism. P. B. Cotton.

    The Basic Science Plenary Session presentations (May 8, 2:15 p.m. CT, Room S404) include:

    • Regeneration of Damaged Colonic Tissue by Transplantation of Colonic Epithelial Stem Cells Maintained and Expanded in Vitro (Abstract #534). S. Yui et al.
    • Neurotensin (NT) Receptor 1 (NTR1)-MicroRNA Networks in Human Colon Epithelial Cells. Characterization of Novel Pathways Connecting Neurotensin and Tumor Growth (Abstract #535). K. Bakirtzi et al.
    • Stem Cells, Growth Factor Signaling Pathways and Colon Cancer. R. J. Coffey
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