The Fifth Annual AGA Institute – Rome Foundation Lectureship at Digestive Disease Week 2012
May 22, 2012
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.
- 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.
Intestinal Permeability: Does it Explain the Symptoms of Functional GI Disorders?
with Giovanni Barbara, MD
University of Bologna
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