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Top Gut Microbiome Papers of 2017

Dec. 11, 2017

Members of the AGA Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education’s scientific advisory board share some of the most notable microbiome-related papers published this year.

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2018 Research Grants Open for Applications

Dec. 11, 2017

Don't lose sight of award deadlines during the busy holiday season. Read on to discover open grants from the AGA Research Foundation and when applications are due.

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Are You Up for a Microbiome Challenge?

Dec. 11, 2017

Contribute to the improvement of strain-level microbial profiling methods while also testing industry or proprietary tools in a secure and collaborative environment.

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Call on Congress to Increase NIH Funding

Dec. 7, 2017

AGA supports a $2 billion increase to support federal research funding.

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Crohn's & Colitis Congress Dec. 8 Registration Deadline

Dec. 7, 2017

Last chance to save up to $175 on registration.

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Win Free AGA Postgraduate Course Registration

Dec. 7, 2017

It takes less than five minutes to participate in the contest, which could save you up to $480.

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Get Your Questions Answered on Biosimilar Therapies

Dec. 7, 2017

Join inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) experts on Dec. 11, 2017, 8-8:45 p.m. ET, for a free webinar on biosimilar therapies.
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FMT Information for Physicians and Patients

Learn more about FMT on AGA's dedicated FMT information site. Please share this site with your patients interested in learning more about the procedure.

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Translating Basic Science Into Clinical Application

Dec. 7, 2017

The CMGH editors summarize five recently accepted studies in four sentences or less.

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Research Opportunities for International AGA Members

Dec. 6, 2017

AGA's CORE program helps international members connect with U.S. institutions for basic and clinical research opportunities.

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Review: Pathogenesis and Prevention of Gastric Cancer

Dec. 4, 2017

New diagnostic protocols, effective medical treatments, and recently developed conservative ablative procedures could make gastric cancer a preventable malignancy, says a review article in the December issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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Lack of Screening a Barrier to HCV Elimination

Nov. 30, 2017

More people need to be diagnosed and treated worldwide to reach WHO targets.

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Neurologic Manifestations Rare in IBD, but Potentially Serious

Nov. 30, 2017

Caregivers must be prepared to recognize IBD neurologic complications and be prepared to take quick action.

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AGA and Step Therapy Coalition Advocate for Patient Protections

Nov. 30, 2017

Ask your legislator to protect IBD treatment options for your patients.

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Intestinal Microbes as Carcinogens

Nov. 28, 2017

Fecal microbiota from patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) have carcinogenic properties, researchers report in the December issue of Gastroenterology. Feeding mice stool from patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) increased numbers of polyps, levels of

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5 Reasons to Pursue a Career in IBD Research or Patient Care

Nov. 28, 2017

GIs say that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is one of the most challenging & rewarding subspecialities.

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AGA Tech Summit: Connecting Stakeholders in GI Innovation

Nov. 27, 2017

Attend the only GI-centric forum dedicated to advancing medical innovation in the GI space.

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Litwin IBD Pioneers Initiative

Nov. 27, 2017

Funding available for innovative clinical and translational research projects with the potential to improve the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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Image Challenge: An Unusual Cause of Elevated Liver Enzymes

Nov. 27, 2017

What caused a 54-year-old man dizziness, nausea and two months of fatigue and unintentional weight loss?

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IBD Drug Monitoring: Where Do You Stand?

Nov. 27, 2017

When it comes to being proactive or reactive, which method makes the most sense?

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Get the CME and MOC You Need

Nov. 27, 2017

Meet your year-end requirements with the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course online sessions.

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Dec. 1: DDW® Abstract Submission Deadline

Nov. 27, 2017

Don’t forget that the deadline to submit an abstract for Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018 is Dec. 1 at 9 p.m. ET.

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Dec. 4: AGA Institute Council Nomination Site Closing

Nov. 27, 2017

Final days to submit yourself or a colleague for section vice chairs and nominating committee positions.

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Q&A with GI Women Society Presidents

Nov. 27, 2017

GI society presidents shared their thoughts on taking on a leadership role and how they see the profession evolving.

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Can Learning to Control Thoracic Muscle Activity Reduce Abdominal Distension?

Nov. 21, 2017

A behavioral intervention designed to increase the postural tone of the abdomino-thoracic wall is effective treatment for abdominal distention of no detectable cause, researchers report in a randomized controlled trial published in