AGA basic science programming will highlight recent microbiome studies and cell plasticity research

AGA basic science programming will highlight recent microbiome studies and cell plasticity research

Basic science advances continue across the breadth of gastroenterology research, but two areas in particular have seen significant recent advances. Studies of the microbiome and research into cell plasticity are moving from earlier descriptive work to more functional progress, according to Mark R. Frey, PhD, co-chair of the AGA Basic Science Program Committee.

Year in Review session will highlight recent advances in liver disease

The editors of AASLD’s flagships journals, HEPATOLOGY and Liver Transplantation, have organized a comprehensive update on important advances in chronic liver disease for this year’s Hepatology Update: The Year in Review. David Cohen, MD, PhD, FAASLD, editor in chief of HEPATOLOGY, and Paul Martin, MD, FAASLD, editor in chief of Liver Transplantation, will moderate.