Monday, October 28, 2019 8:00 am Central Daylight Time
Contact: Becky Abel 301-263-9000 mediaonly[at]gi.org
ACG Press Room, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center,
San Antonio, TX, (210) 582-7005 as of Monday, October 28, 2019

Ciarán P. Kelly, MD, FACG, Available to Discuss Celiac Disease: Myths and Mysteries

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What: Media Availability with Dr. Ciarán P. Kelly, who is presenting The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture, “Celiac Disease: Myths and Mysteries,” at the 2019 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting in San Antonio, TX.

Who: Dr. Ciarán P. Kelly is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of Gastroenterology Training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.

When: Monday, October 28, 2019, at 4:00 pm Central Daylight Time

Where: ACG Press Room (Room 221C), Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

Why: During his AJG Lecture, Dr. Kelly will address the diverse clinical presentations of celiac disease, and how clinicians can recognize the challenges and limitations of treatment with a gluten-free diet, as well as the need for non-dietary adjunctive therapies.

To interview Dr. Kelly, contact Becky Abel at mediaonly[at]gi.org or at the ACG Press Room, (210) 582-7005 as of Monday, Oct. 28, 2019.

Learn more about the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and access media resources and the scientific abstracts on the Press Info ACG Annual Scientific Meeting of gi.org.

About the American College of Gastroenterology

Founded in 1932, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) is an organization with an international membership of over 14,000 individuals from 86 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. www.gi.org

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