Media Availability on The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture

Media Advisory for ACG Scientific Meeting Contact: Jacqueline Gaulin or 202-579-1057
as of Sunday Oct. 13, 2013, ACG Press Room, San Diego Convention Center, 619-525-6346

Media Availability on The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture

When:  Monday October 14, 2013, 4:00-4:45 p.m. PDT
Where: ACG Press Room (11B), San Diego Convention Center. Dial-ln Teleconference Access       U.S. Only. Toll-free: 1-888-850-4523. Participant code: 424049.
Who: Panelists:
David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, University of Chicago and Stephen M. Collins, MBBS, McMaster University

AJG Co-Editor, William D. Chey, MD, AGAF, FACG, FACP, University of Michigan

What:  The panelists will be available for media questions in the press room immediately following the The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture “The Emerging Role of the Microbiome in the Pathogenesis and Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.” In this presentation, Dr. Rubin will address the emerging role of the microbiome in the management of patients with IBD, and Dr. Collins will discuss the role of the microbiome in the pathogenesis of IBD.


About the American College of Gastroenterology

Founded in 1932, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) is an organization with an international membership of more than 12,000 individuals from 80 countries. The College’s vision is to be the pre-eminent professional organization that champions the evolving needs of clinicians in the delivery of high quality, evidence-based, and compassionate health care to gastroenterology patients. The mission of the College is to advance world-class care for patients with gastrointestinal disorders through excellence, innovation and advocacy in the areas of scientific investigation, education, prevention and treatment.  View releases on research breaking at the ACG meeting and follow ACG on Twitter and share your live updates #acg2013.