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The AGA Research Foundation offers its flagship grant, the AGA Research Scholar Award, to the most promising early career investigators. Kyle Staller, MD, MPH, an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, is no exception. We’re thrilled to highlight Dr. Staller — a 2016 AGA Research Scholar Award winner — as our […]

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In April 2019, the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology hosted its annual meeting, the AGA Tech Summit. It was the summit’s 10th anniversary, and we celebrated with fantastic presentations and networking. As always, this year’s Shark Tank was a highlight of the AGA Tech Summit and represents the progress our field is making […]

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Hashem B. El-Serag, MD, MPH, AGAF, began his term as the 114th president of the AGA Institute during Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019. Dr. El-Serag is former editor-in-chief of AGA’s journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He currently serves as chair of the department of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, following a decade […]

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AGA Research Foundation pilot research awards are an invaluable tool for investigators. They provide seed funding to explore promising new lines of research and generate preliminary data for larger grants. When Ans Pauwels, PhD, MPharmSc, received the 2016 AGA-Rome Foundation Pilot Award in Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders from the AGA Research Foundation, she was able to intensify her […]

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AGA Research Foundation pilot awards are an invaluable tool for investigators, because they provide seed funding to explore promising new lines of research and generate preliminary data for larger grants. So, when David L. Boone, PhD, received the 2017 AGA-Pfizer Young Investigator Pilot Research Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease from the AGA Research Foundation, he […]

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The hospital is often the intersection between patients’ medical illness and their social and financial issues. As physicians, it is important to recognize that patient care encompasses the prescribing of medications, the performing of procedures as well as systems-based practice, and ensuring that social and financial barriers do not impede access to, and delivery of, […]

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The AGA Community is a member-only online forum where you can connect with GIs from around the world. In recent years, it has become a steadfast sounding board for physicians to gain insight into their difficult patient scenarios. AGA members have reached out to their colleagues to determine best practices for therapies, diagnoses and disease-management options […]