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January 23, 2019

AGA planning extensive microbiome education at DDW

A highlight will be R. Balfour Sartor, MD, session A Host Perspective of the Inflamed Gut Microbiome.

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To help advance the understanding of the gastrointestinal microbiome in health and disease, the AGA Institute Council Microbiome & Microbial Therapy section is planning an extensive program around this topic at DDW 2019.

Speaker highlight

A Host Perspective of the Inflamed Gut Microbiome, led by Dr. Sartor, midget distinguished professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology at UNC Multidisciplinary IBD Center and his former mentees, will explain concepts regarding the gut microbiome, identify gaps in knowledge and challenges, and review opportunities in microbiome sciences in the context of human health and disease. View this, and more AGA sessions, in the DDW Online Planner.

Microbiome in gastrointestinal and liver diseases track

DDW Tracks provide the ability to search all sessions and posters by topic or theme across all societies as well as exhibitors. Use the microbiome in gastrointestinal and liver diseases track to narrow down your search in the online planner.

DDW — cosponsored by AGA, AASLD, ASGE and SSAT — will be held May 18–21, 2019, in San Diego, California. Discounted registration rates apply through April 3. Register now.

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