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Crohn's & Colitis Congress
  December 18, 2020

Join us virtually: 2021 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®

Media are invited to register for the first virtual Crohn’s & Colitis Congress, taking place Jan. 21-24, 2021, and learn about the latest trends and research in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patient care.
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Bethesda, MD (Dec. 18, 2020) — The Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®, the premier conference for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) health care providers and researchers, invites media to register for the virtual 2021 meeting experience. A partnership of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the Congress will disseminate the latest research and care strategies to ultimately improve the lives of the millions of Americans living with IBD.

When: Jan. 21-24, 2021

Where: Virtual! Feel free to join us for the entire meeting or log in for specific sessions of interest. Here are just a few highlights addressing hot topics in IBD:

Understanding IBD-Related Care in the Era of COVID-19
Ryan C. Ungaro, MD, MS, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The Influence of Racial, Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Disparities on IBD Outcomes
Ruby Greywoode, MD, Montefiore Medical Center

Latest Updates in Diet Therapy for IBD: DINE CD Study Findings
James Lewis, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania
(first public presentation on full data)

Latest Updates in Diet Therapy for IBD: PRODUCE Study Findings
David Suskind, MD, University of Washington
(first public presentation on full data)

Why: The Crohn’s & Colitis Congress is the leading professional meeting transforming IBD care by bringing together more than 1,000 IBD health care providers and researchers. The most advanced, cutting-edge research will be presented. Experts in the field will present and lead discussions designed to improve the health and quality of life of IBD patients.

What:
• Pre-meeting news: Prior to the meeting, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and AGA will share embargoed data to be presented during the Congress with registered media and can facilitate pre-meeting interviews with investigators and IBD thought leaders.
• Interviews with experts: Leading IBD experts will be available to meet with reporters one-on-one. For a diverse perspective on the science presented at the meeting, we can also connect you with our patient speakers.

Register: Contact Courtney Reed at media@gastro.org to register, request to be added to the pre-meeting news media list or with any additional questions. There is no cost for media and approved bloggers to register.

Learn more about IBD:

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About the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®
The Crohn’s & Colitis Congress® taking place virtually on Jan. 21-24, 2021, combines the strengths of the nation’s leading IBD patient organization, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, and the premier GI professional association, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). Together we are committed to convening the greatest minds in IBD to transform patient care. The Crohn’s & Colitis Congress is the must-attend meeting for all IBD professionals. Learn more at crohnscolitiscongress.org.

About the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is the leading non-profit organization focused on both research and patient support for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The Foundation’s mission is to cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life for the millions of Americans living with IBD. For over 50 years, we have been inspiring and engaging patients and caregivers in the country’s largest IBD community, and helping to dramatically accelerate the pace of research by breaking down traditional barriers to patients, data, funding, and collaborations. We also provide extensive educational resources for patients and their families, medical professionals, and the public. For more information, visit www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org, call 888-694-8872, or email info@crohnscolitisfoundation.org.
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About the AGA Institute
The American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, the AGA has grown to more than 16,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology. The AGA Institute administers the practice, research and educational programs of the organization.www.gastro.org

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