The Sixth Annual AGA Institute – Rome Foundation Lectureship at Digestive Disease Week 2013
May 19-21, 2013
The Rome Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) were pleased to announce their 6th 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.
Food sensitivities and food allergies: The clinical perspective
with Sheila Crowe, MD
University of California
San Diego, CA
Understanding the mechanisms underlying the interaction of food and gut microbiota in FGIDs
with Kevin Whelan, PhD
King’s College, London