Tuft cells implicated in pancreatic neoplasia
Research has shown that tuft cells act as tumor-initiating cells for pancreas neoplasia. Now, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that SOX17 expression, both alone and combined with the KRAS oncogene, greatly increases this tumor-initiating ability.
HBOT may prove safe and effective for IBD
A new multicenter study aims to determine the feasibility, safety and efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for patients hospitalized with acute ulcerative colitis flares.
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Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review
Sept. 4-7, 2014, in Chicago
Advances in Technology and Understanding of Esophageal Diseases
This review is designed for candidates preparing for certification or maintenance of certification examinations in gastroenterology. The program will include relevant topics such as pathology, endoscopy, radiology and nutrition.
Dec. 5-6, 2014, in Phoenix
Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2015
This course offers a comprehensive approach to advances in esophageal disease, including high-resolution manometry and impedance monitoring, new techniques in endoscopic detection and treatment of Barrett's esophagus, and insights into eosinophilic esophagitis.
Feb. 23-27, 2015, in Maui, Hawaii
This course covers a wide range of topics in gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy.
Gastroenterology Continuous Professional Development