U of L faculty show well at DDW 2014

Several members of the University of Louisville Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition were highlighted at the recent Digestive Disease Week 2014 conference held May 3-6, 2014 in Chicago.

U of L faculty were well represented, including:

  • Motility: Dr. Thomas Abell’s motility program had over 10 presentations at DDW and accompanying satellite programs.

  • LiverDr. Craig McClain presented the state-of-the-art talk on “Nutrition, Gut Barrier Dysfunction and Fatty Liver Disease.”  Drs. Irina Kirpich, Swati Joshi-Barve and Juliane Beier all had oral presentations.

  • NutritionDr. Stephen McClave presented at a Meet-the-Professors luncheon and had several posters related to nutrition.

  • IBD/CancerDr. Gerald Dryden presented data on endoscopic injection of cytokine microbeads in a mouse model of colon cancer.