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    Annual Frontiers in Digestive Diseases Symposium

    Frontiers in Inflammatory
    Bowel Diseases in 2015

    February 7, 2015

    Baylor College of Medicine
    Rayzor Lounge & Cullen Auditorium
    One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030

    INVITED SPEAKERS & PRESENTATIONSClick here to download complete symposium agenda.

    "Inflammatory bowel diseases, current challenges at the bedside"
    Introduction to the diseases, the currently available treatment of those and their limitations.
    Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

    "Genetics of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Therapeutic Considerations”
    Overview of genetics of inflammatory bowel diseases and how the findings may guide treatments in the future.
    Co-Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children

    "New Insights into Epithelial Metabolism and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases"
    Overview of ongoing research in the field, and of the novel findings from Dr. Colgan’s group.
    Director of Mucosal Inflammation Program, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

     “Mucosal Immunology in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases"
    The latest in mucosal immunology of inflammatory bowel diseases; how it relates to the etiology, current and future treatment of the disorders.
    Professor, UAB School of Medicine

    "The Microbiome of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Nutritional Impact and Therapeutic Considerations"
    The microbiome in inflammatory bowel diseases and how that may relate to the etiology and treatment of the disorders including exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) and fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT).
    GARY WU, M.D.,
    Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

    "From Genes and Microbes to the Bedside of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in 2015"
    Our current concept on genes at play in respect to the microbiome and the host with the reality of the bedside of IBD patients in 2015.
    Director, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

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    CALL FOR ABSTRACTS & POSTERSClick here to download official announcement.

    The TMC DDC invites you to submit an Abstract to our 6th Annual Frontiers in Digestive Diseases Symposium: Frontiers of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in 2015

    Abstracts should be in Word, one page, single spaced, in Arial 11 (including symbols), with 1” margins all sides.

    Layout: Title first, capitalize only first word.  List authors - registrant should be underlined – and institution(s).  Abstracts and posters are not limited to IBD, they can be related to any digestive diseases research.

    Submit by email to escamill@bcm.edu by January 16, 2015.

    Top three abstracts will be asked to present at annual symposium. Your poster artwork could be featured on symposium program cover!

    Questions? Please contact Sara Tristan, TMC DDC Administrator, at 713-798-2236 or escamill@bcm.edu.

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