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Hear From Leading Experts in Upper GI

Aug. 10, 2016

Register now for the AGA Drug Development Conference, taking place Oct. 27 and 28 in Washington, D.C.

Join AGA’s Center for Diagnostics and Therapeutics (CDT) in its first annual Drug Development Conference to be held Oct. 27 and 28, 2016, in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference will focus on upper GI disorders and feature active participation from thought leaders in the field as well as representatives from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the pharmaceutical industry.

There will be four sessions covering a different upper GI disorder in addition to a Town Hall. Each session will review current diagnostics, therapeutic strategies, trial design and endpoints, and future directions, including emerging biomarkers and therapeutic targets.

Hear from leading experts in …

GERD: John E. Pandolfino of Northwestern University; Michael F. Vaezi of Vanderbilt University; Nicholas J. Shaheen of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and Marcelo F. Vela of Mayo Clinic Arizona.

Eosinophilic esophagitis: Glenn T. Furuta of University of Colorado, Denver; Evan S. Dellon of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ikuo Hirano of Northwestern University; and Stuart J. Spechler of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Gastroparesis: Henry P. Parkman of Temple University; William L. Hasler of University of Michigan; Michael Camilleri of the Mayo Clinic; and Pankaj J. Pasricha of Johns Hopkins. 

Functional dyspepsia: Paul Moayyaedi of McMaster University; Colin W. Howden of University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Nimish B. Vakil of University of Wisconsin Medical School/Auror Summit Hospital; and Jan F. Tack of University of Leuven.

Visit http://ddc.gastro.org to learn more and register. Save up to $200 if you register by Sept. 16.

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