HCPLive Conference Information: DDW 2011

May 4, 2011

Scheduling, session topics, plenary speakers, and other information for physicians planning to attend DDW 2011.

May 7-10

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Now running four days, DDW is the world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery. As the largest meeting in the digestive disease field, DDW offers an abundance of choices that make it possible to plan an experience that just right for anyone who works in patient care, research, academia, or elsewhere in the field. Attendees can chose from session that focus on one aspect of digestive disease practice or research, multidisciplinary symposia that explore diverse approaches to clinical issues, or anything in between.

Visit the main DDW 2011 website to learn more about the meeting, access a complete session schedule, and register to attend.

Download the DDW 2011 Program Book and Faculty Disclosure Index, and view the Best of DDW Session Schedule and select session handouts online.

Additional Courses

Three courses conducted by DDW-sponsoring societies will be held in conjunction with DDW 2011, including the AGA Spring Post Graduate Course, the ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course, and the SSAT MOC Course.

AGA Institute Council Section Townhall Meetings

Clinical Practice Townhall Meeting

Day & Time: Monday, May 9, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S405

Esophageal, Gastric & Duodenal Disorders Section Townhall

Meeting

Day & Time: Monday, May 9, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S450A

Gastrointestinal Oncology Section Townhall Meeting

Day & Time: Sunday, May 8, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S402

Growth, Development & Aging Section Townhall Meeting

Day & Time: Monday, May 9, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S401D

Hormones, Transmitters, Growth Factors & Their Receptors

Section Townhall Meeting

Day & Time: Sunday, May 8, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S505

Imaging and Advanced Technology Section Townhall

Meeting

Day & Time: Sunday, May 8, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S401D

Immunology, Micorbiology & Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Section Townhall Meeting

Day & Time: Sunday, May 8, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S406A

Intestinal Disorders Section Townhall Meeting

Day & Time: Monday, May 9, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S404

Liver & Biliary Section Townhall Meeting

Day & Time: Saturday, May 7, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S106B

Neurogastroenterology and Motility Section Townhall

Meeting

Day & Time: Monday, May 9, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S406B

Nutrition & Obesity Section Townhall Meeting

Day & Time: Saturday, May 7, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S503

Pancreatic Disorders Section Townhall Meeting

Day & Time: Saturday, May 7, 5:30—6:30 p.m.

Location: MCP, room S502

AGA MAP Networking Reception

Day & Time: Saturday, May 7, 5:45—7:15 p.m.

Location: HRM, CC11A

AGA Annual Women in Gastroenterology Luncheon

Day & Time: Monday, May 9, 12:30—2:30 p.m.

Location: HRM, CC11AB

AGA Research Recognition Celebration

Day & Time: Sunday, May 8, 5:45—6:45 p.m.

Location: HRM, CC10CD

ASGE Business Meeting

Day & Time: Saturday, May 7, 2—2:45 p.m.

Location: Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Mayfair

ASGE Fellows Luncheon

Day & Time: Tuesday, May 10, 12:30—2 p.m.

Location: HRM, Regency Ballroom A/B

SSAT Annual Business Meeting (members only)

Day & Time: Monday, May 9, 5—6 p.m.

Location: MCP, room 504

Plenary Sessions

AGA Distinguished Abstract Plenary

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

S502

Chairs: Rodger A. Liddle, Christopher E. Forsmark

PANCREATIC DISORDERS DISTINGUISHED ABSTRACTS PLENARY

Participants will be able to:

• Integrate the biology of pancreatic secretion, growth and development;

• Clarify the basis of pancreatic inflammation; and

• Recognize of the latest developments in diagnosis and treatment of clinical pancreatitis.

AGA Research Forum

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

S401D

Chairs: Karen E. Hall, Deborah D. Proctor

AGING: PHYSIOLOGY AND GERIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY

Participants will be able to:

• Review the role of signaling pathways in aging of the GI tract;

• Examine how aging affects GI motility; and

• Discuss risk factors for digestive diseases in the elderly.

SSAT Plenary Session

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

S504

Chair: Jeffrey L. Ponsky

SSAT PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY A (PLENARY SESSION I)

Participants will be able to:

• Discuss current investigations and novel strategies in the management of patients with surgical conditions relating to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas;

• Discuss current basic science investigation relating to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas; and

• Discuss current studies in clinical outcomes for patients with surgical disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.

AASLD Plenary Session

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

S106A

Chairs: Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, J. Gregory Fitz

BASIC PLENARY

Session will include the following presentations:

· A Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Potential Susceptibility Loci for Hepatotoxicity Due to Various Drugs

· Novel Susceptibility Loci for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Identified by Genome-Wide Association and Replication Analysis

· Early Alterations in Endogenous Hepatocyte Lipid Antigens in Hepatitis B Virus Infection Are Associated With CD1DRestricted Natural Killer T Cell Activation and Viral Clearance

· Aquaporin-1 Knockout Mice Have Reduced Angiogenesis, Fibrosis, and Portal Hypertension After Bile Duct Ligation

· The Hepatic Inflammsome Has an Increased NK-T and CD8+ T- Cell Signature in a Murine Model of Fibrotic Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

· IL-1 Receptor Antagonist Treatment Attenuates Liver Steatosis and Inflammation in Alcoholic Liver Disease: The Role of Inflammasome Activation and IL-1)-Mediated Hepatocyte Steatosis and Cytotoxicity

SSAT Plenary Session

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

S504

Chair: David W. Rattner

SSAT PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY B (PLENARY SESSION II)

Participants will be able to:

• Discuss current investigations and novel strategies in the management of patients with surgical conditions relating to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas;

• Discuss current basic science investigation relating to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas; and

• Discuss current studies in clinical outcomes for patients with surgical disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.

AGA Plenary Session

2:15 PM - 4:15 PM S404

Chair: C. Richard Boland

BASIC SCIENCE PLENARY

Participants will be able to:

• Communicate the latest basic research advances in the field of

gastroenterology.

SSAT Plenary Session

2:15 PM - 5:15 PM

S501A

Chairs: Elijah Dixon, Jean-Nicholas Vauthey

SSAT PLENARY SESSION III

Participants will be able to:

• Discuss current investigations and novel strategies in the management of patients with surgical conditions relating to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas;

• Discuss current basic science investigation relating to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas; and

• Discuss current studies in clinical outcomes for patients with surgical disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.

AGA Distinguished Abstract Plenary

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

S402

Chairs: John M. Carethers, Daniel C. Chung

GASTROINTESTINAL ONCOLOGY DISTINGUISHED ABSTRACTS PLENARY

Participants will be able to:

• Obtain new information from various studies on aspects of oncology and gastroenterology.

AGA Distinguished Abstract Plenary

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

S505

Chairs: Catia Sternini, James R. Goldenring

HORMONES, TRANSMITTERS, GROWTH FACTORS & THEIR RECEPTORS DISTINGUISHED ABSTRACTS PLENARY: PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CELL DIFFERENTIATION IN GI MUCOSAE

Participants will be able to:

• Analyze the influence of SHH on intestinal lineage development;

• Relate the influence of Notch signaling in intestinal lineage differentiation; and

• Formulate the possible mechanism for the pathophysiology of gastritis and metaplasia.

AGA Distinguished Abstract Plenary

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM S401D

Chair: Emmanuel Coron

IMAGING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DISTINGUISHED ABSTRACTS PLENARY

Participants will be able to:

• Obtain new information from various studies on aspects of imaging and advanced technology.

Exhibit Hall

The DDW 2011 exhibition will be held at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, Sunday, May 8 — Tuesday, May 10.

Exhibit hours:

Sunday, May 8: 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Monday, May 9: 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday, May 10: 10:00 am-4:00 pm