The Fifth Annual AGA Institute – Rome Foundation Lectureship at Digestive Disease Week 2012

May 22, 2012
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA

The Rome Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) were pleased to announce their 5th annual lectureship at Digestive Diseases Week (DDW). The lectureship is designed to address broad aspects of health care that are relevant to digestive diseases and the functional GI disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the current understanding of the regulation of intestinal permeability in health.
  • Discuss pathophysiologic mechanisms involving intestinal barrier function in functional gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Understand the ways in which altered intestinal barrier function translate into functional GI symptoms.

Agenda

Intestinal Permeability: Does it Explain the Symptoms of Functional GI Disorders?
with Giovanni Barbara, MD
University of Bologna

 

Regulation of Intestinal Permeability in Health and Disease
with Alessio Fassano, MD
University of Maryland

 

Esophageal Permeability: Does it Explain the Symptoms of NERD?
with Roy Orlando, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

AGA – Rome Annual Lectureship Series

Upcoming Lectureship

Ninth Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2016

Previous Lectureships

Eighth Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2015

Seventh Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2014

Sixth Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2013

Fifth Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2012

Fourth Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2011

Third Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2010

Second Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2009

First Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2008

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