Today's Top 20 Gastroenterology and Endoscopy StoriesRSS
  1. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Peter Banks of Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Peter A. Banks, MD, is director of the Center for Pancreatic Disease and the clinical research track at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He also serves as a professor of medicine at Boston-based Harvard Medical School. He is a past president of the American Pancreatic Association and International Association of Pancreatology as well as past chair of the Pancreatic Disorders Section of the American Gastroenterological Association. He also serves as vice chairman of the Digestive Disease National Coalition.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Actavis to acquire Auden Mckenzie for approximately $460M

    Actavis will acquire Auden Mckenzie for approximately £306 million, or $460.6 million, in cash as well as a two-year royalty on a percentage of gross profits of one of Auden Mckenzie's products.   By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates adds 4 physicians

    Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates has added four new gastroenterologists to its team, according to a North Atlanta Business Post report.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. enGene raises $11.5M for intestinal gene delivery platform development

    Montreal-based biotechnology company enGene has closed an $11.5 million Series B investment round that will fund the development of an intestinal gene delivery platform. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Fujifilm's ground breaking technology

    The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. widens the potential of endoscopic imaging with the following products:  By Natalie Leoni -
  3. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Ashwin Ananthakrishnan of Massachusetts General Hospital

    Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, MBBS, is a gastroenterologist providing care at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He also provides care at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care in Danvers. He is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. Postop NSAIDs increases anastomotic complication risk among colorectal resection patients, study finds

    Use of postoperative nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs resulted in a significantly increased risk for anastomotic complications among some patients undergoing nonelective colorectal resection, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. What do GI fellows need to know before establishing a practice?

    The world of medicine is without a doubt complex and, physicians just entering the field have many paths to choose from when beginning a practice. An established gastroenterologists offers insight into them most important considerations for GI fellows. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. AGA addresses duodenoscope infection risks

    A recent report linked duodenoscopes, used for ERCP, to carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections. The American Gastroenterological Association has responded to the potential infection risk. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Bill requiring payers to cover CRC screening introduced in Kentucky

    A bill addressing colorectal cancer screening coverage has been introduced in the Kentucky House of Representatives, according to a Louisville Business First report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. GI/endoscopy company stock report – Jan. 22, 2015

    Here is a stock report on five publically traded GI/endoscopy companies for Jan. 15 to Dec. 22. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. GI physician leader to know: Dr. John Allen of Yale Medical Group

    John I. Allen, MD, is the clinical chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Yale Medical Group and professor at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. He previously served as quality advisor for Minneapolis-based Minnesota Gastroenterology and quality chair at Minneapolis-based Allina Health System. He is also president of the American Gastroenterological Association.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. TIF procedure more effective than optimized PPI drugs for treating troublesome regurgitation, landmark study finds

    EndoGastric Solutions announced the publication of data from the first-ever blinded, randomized clinical study of the Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication procedure, in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association Institute.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Mount Sinai, Mayo Clinic & UVA collaborate on artificial pancreas study

    The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville are working together on an artificial pancreas clinical research study.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. University of Arizona researchers develop novel pediatric IBD drug delivery system

    A research team at the University of Arizona in Tucson has developed a novel drug delivery system designed to treat ulcerative colitis in pediatric patients. By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. Cantel Medical CEO sells 19k+ company shares

    Andrew A. Krakauer, CEO of Cantel Medical, has sold 19,140 shares of company stock at an average price of $42.59 per share, according to a Wall Street Pulse report.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. 11 gastroenterologists serving as ASC medical directors

    Gastroenterology is one of the highest volume ambulatory surgery center specialties. Here are 11 gastroenterologists who serve as medical directors of ASCs. By Carrie Pallardy -
  7. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Edgar Achkar of Cleveland Clinic

    Edgar Achkar, MD, is a member of Cleveland Clinic's department of gastroenterology and hepatology. He is a past president of the American College of Gastroenterology. He is also a master of the American College of Gastroenterology, a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  8. Inspira Health Network, Thomas Jefferson University & Health System partner for key clinical services, including GI

    Elmer, N J.-based Inspira Health Network announced an affiliation with Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Health System that will expand a number of Inspira's key clinical programs, including gastroenterology.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  9. Consensus recommendations on clinical use of pCLE in GI procedures published

    The first consensus recommendations on the clinical use of probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy in gastrointestinal applications have been published in the United European Gastroenterology, a peer-reviewed journal, according to Mauna Kea Technologies.  By Anuja Vaidya -