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  1. AGA: 8 things to know about celiac disease

    Going gluten-free may be trendy and unnecessary for many trying the diet, but this dietary fad has also brought more attention to celiac disease.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Jawad Ahmad of Mount Sinai Hospital

    Jawad Ahmad, MD, is a gastroenterologist and a professor of medicine and liver diseases at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He previously served as the chief of the GI Section at the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System and was co-medical director of transplant hepatology at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute in Pittsburgh.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. HMG Gastroenterology adds family nurse practitioner: 3 points

    Kingsport, Tenn.-based Holston Medical Group added Wanda King, FNP-BC, to HMG Gastroenterology.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. To stay or go? When GI physicians consider changing practice settings

    One gastroenterologist shares her experience transitioning from various practice settings during her career and offers words of advice for other GI physicians considering a career move. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Dr. Ayan Rage joins Essentia Health

    Essentia Health-Duluth (Minn.) Clinic has added gastroenterologist Ayan Rage, MD, to its team, according to a Duluth News Tribune report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. C. diff prescriptions do not always adhere to guidelines

    Clostridium difficile treatment in the outpatient setting often deviates from guidelines, according to a Medscape report.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 5 things to know about second-look colonoscopy & FIT-based CRC screening

    A positive fecal immunochemical test predicts advanced neoplasia, and requires a colonoscopy for removal. A recent study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology examines the efficacy of second-look colonoscopies for the assessment of complete removal of AN.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. AGA Research Foundation grants Dr. Rodney Newberry food intolerance research award

    The American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation has granted Rodney D. Newberry, MD, its AGA-Providence Food Intolerance Research Award.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Theodore Bayless of Johns Hopkins Medicine

    Theodore M. Bayless, MD, is professor of medicine and director emeritus of the Meyerhoff Digestive Disease-Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore. He has served as director of the AGA section on Immunology, Microbiology and Inflammatory Disorders as well as the national chairman of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Kentucky to receive $2.6M for improving CRC screenings, outcomes: 4 key notes

    Kentucky will receive around $2.6 million in federal grant funding to improve colon cancer screening rates and health outcomes, according to a Floyd County Times report.   By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. Dr. Theresa Alenghat awarded AGA-CCFA-Janssen grant for IBD epigenetics research

    The American Gastroenterological Association, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America and Janssen Biotech have selected the winner of the 2015 AGA-CCFA-Janssen Research Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Epigenetics Research.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. CMS votes to uphold Medicare reimbursement for Cologuard

    The CMS Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests recently held a vote on whether to maintain current Medicare reimbursement for Exact Sciences' Cologuard. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Andres Gelrud of University of Chicago Medicine

    Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc, is a clinical pancreatologist and an associate professor of medicine at The University of Chicago Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association and American Pancreas Association.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. FDA clears new dietary supplement: 3 points

    The FDA has cleared RiduZone as a new dietary supplement.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. FDA sends warning letters to 3 scope manufacturers, Exact Sciences wins innovation award for Cologuard & more – 7 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are seven recent news updates on gastroenterology and endoscopy companies.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. Lourdes & Mercy Medical Associates adds Dr. Ross Jones

    Gastroenterologist Ross Jones, MD, has joined Lourdes and Mercy Medical Associates' Mercy Gastroenterology office in Paducah, Ky., according to a surfkyNEWS report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. Canadian researchers develop new blood test for CRC

    Canadian researchers have published their results of a study focused on a new blood screening tests for colorectal cancer in the journal Biomedical Optics Express.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  7. GI physician leaders to know: Dr. Peter Kelsey of Massachusetts General Hospital

    Peter B. Kelsey, MD, is associate director of the endoscopy unit at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He is certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.    By Anuja Vaidya -
  8. Endoscopy Center of Greater Long Beach filed form D for $1.96M in financing: 5 key notes

    Endoscopy Center of Greater Long Beach (Calif.) has published form D announcing $1.96 million equity financing, according to an OctaFinance report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  9. 5 most-read GI/endoscopy stories – Aug. 17 to Aug. 21

    Here are the five most popular Becker's ASC Review gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of Aug. 17 to Aug. 21.  By Carrie Pallardy -

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