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The Fourth Annual AGA Institute – Rome Foundation Lectureship at Digestive Disease Week 2011

May 8, 2011
Chicago, IL

The Rome Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) were pleased to host their 4th annual lectureship at Digestive Diseases Week (DDW). The lectureship was designed to address broad aspects of health care that are relevant to digestive diseases and the functional GI disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  • To discuss the suppression of neurogenesis in the hippocampus in depression and the potential restoration with antidepressants
  • To review neurogenesis of enteric nerves and their role in gut function
  • To explain the relevance of neurogenesis in the central and enteric nervous systems to functional GI and motility disorders