Six cutting-edge abstracts will be presented during Sunday afternoon’s AASLD Plenary Session, which will be moderated by AASLD President Anna S. Lok, MD, FAASLD, and AASLD Secretary Kimberly A. Brown, MD, FAASLD.
Sunday afternoon, four experts representing multiple disciplines will discuss several new devices for the treatment of obesity during a DDW Clinical Symposium jointly sponsored by AGA, ASGE and SSAT.
Renowned health care leader Janis M. Orlowski, MD, MACP, will share an optimistic message about the future of health care when she delivers the annual SSAT Maja and Frank G. Moody State-of-the-Art Lecture on Monday morning.
A new survey of AGA members indicates that 89 percent of endoscopists are at risk for musculoskeletal injuries. The study also revealed gender-based differences in the types of injuries sustained when performing endoscopy.
In the last decade, considerable time and resources have been devoted to hepatitis C research, leading to significant treatment breakthroughs.
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Marjory K. and Thomas Pozefsky Professor of Surgery and Epidemiology, and Associate Vice Chair of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Founder and Director of the Epidemiology Research Group in Organ Transplantation “
During an ASGE Hands-on Workshop on Monday, a faculty of renowned endoscopists will explore the latest technology and techniques in endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). The ticketed workshop is titled EMR.
Job seekers looking to advance or start their careers can get a head start at the DDW Career Fair, which will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Career and Recruitment Center in South Hall A.
Men and women are not created equal when it comes to GI disorders. Hormonal and anatomic differences play roles in disease risk and development. Even the endoscopist’s gender can make a difference.
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) created the Drug-Induced Liver Injury (DILI) Network to collect and analyze cases of severe liver injury caused by prescription drugs, herbal products and supplements.