The Fourth Annual AGA Institute – Rome Foundation Lectureship at Digestive Disease Week 2011

May 8, 2011
Chicago, IL

The Rome Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) were pleased to host their 4th annual lectureship at Digestive Diseases Week (DDW). The lectureship was designed to address broad aspects of health care that are relevant to digestive diseases and the functional GI disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  • To discuss the suppression of neurogenesis in the hippocampus in depression and the potential restoration with antidepressants
  • To review neurogenesis of enteric nerves and their role in gut function
  • To explain the relevance of neurogenesis in the central and enteric nervous systems to functional GI and motility disorders

Agenda

The Role of Neurogenesis in the Brain
with Tarique Perera, MD
Columbia University

The Role of Neurognesis in the Enteric Nervous System and its implications for Functional GI and Motility disorders
with Michael D. Gershon, MD
Columbia University

AGA – Rome Annual Lectureship Series

Upcoming Lectureship

Eleventh Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2018

Previous Lectureships

Tenth Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2017

Ninth Annual AGA – Rome Lectureship at DDW 2016

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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