|Individualized Medicine Clinic to offer preventive services
Mayo's Individualized Medicine (IM) Clinic will soon offer three new services: genomic testing for polymorphisms in drug-metabolizing enzymes, testing for genetic variants associated with increased cancer risk and DNA sequencing for inherited disease.
New tests target BAM
Bile acid malabsorption (BAM) is an underdiagnosed cause of chronic diarrhea, due mainly to limited availability of the gold standard SeHCAT retention test. That situation will likely change as new, simpler tests for the disorder are developed and validated.
11th Annual Course: 2014 Mayo Clinic EUS Summit and Principles and Pearls in Pancreatology
July 30-Aug. 2, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review
This course provides a multidisciplinary review of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), including a hands-on animal lab that emphasizes technical aspects of EUS and use of new and standard devices.
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
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.
Gastroenterology Continuous Professional Development