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Top 3 Neurogastroenterology & Motility Sessions to See at DDW® 2017

April 26, 2017

Hear the best science and cutting-edge research in neurogastroenterology and GI motility at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).

Satish S.C. Rao, MD, PhD, AGAF (chair), and John Wiley, MD (vice chair), of the AGA Institute Council Neurogastroenterology & Motility Section picked three must-see sessions at Digstive Disease Week® (DDW) 2017.

In addition to below, you can use the AGA Council Highlights at DDW 2017 booklet to learn about all AGA section programming, committee sponsored and joint society sessions, as well as a plethora of basic science and clinical practitioner offerings. You will find these sessions, and a Functional GI and Motility Disorders Track, in the DDW Mobile App.

Session Title: Food Intolerance, Medicinal Foods, Diet Fads, and the Role of Nutritionists in Gas, Bloating and IBS
Session Date: Saturday, May 6
Session Time: 10 a.m.
Why You Should Attend: In this hot topic symposia, international experts will critically examine the role of FODMAP diet in improving FBD, and discuss the role of the nutritionist in the evaluation and management of patients with FBD.

Session Title: Josephine and Michael Camilleri, MD, Lecture — Motility Matters 2017: An Interactive Forum to Debate What Progress the Field Has Made in the Treatment of GI Motility Disorders
Session Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Session Time: 2 p.m.
Why You Should Attend: Moderated by Satish Rao, MD, this session will include an interactive debate forum with three sets of panelists and moderators, each discussing therapeutic advances in esophageal, gastric and colorectal disorders and actively engaging the audience.

Session Title: Neurogastroenterology and Motility Distinguished Abstract Plenary
Session Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Session Time: 4 p.m.
Why You Should Attend: Do not miss the best and most outstanding research in the field that will be presented at this NGM distinguished plenary session. Attendees will be able to listen and deliberate the most significant advance from bench to translational to clinical neurogastroenterology and motility. In addition, they will see the presentation of the 2017 Research Mentor Award to Raj Goyal, MD, in the middle of this session.

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