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2nd Edition of International Conference on Gastroenterology

October 21-23, 2024, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

October 21 -23, 2024 | Baltimore, MD, USA

Gastrointestinal Genetics and Immunology

Gastrointestinal Genetics and Immunology

Many gastrointestinal disorders are hereditary or have a genetic predisposition that plays a role in their manifestation. Many of these diseases have been linked to genes discovered recently. Genetic testing is now accessible for several diseases to diagnose them and to detect asymptomatic family members. Although certain genes have been linked to various disorders, the cause of the ailment is yet unknown. These advancements will continue to alter the way doctors diagnose and treat gastrointestinal disorders.

In human physiology, the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) has two roles: digestion and nutrient absorption, as well as the more difficult work of immunological homeostasis (protecting the body from potentially harmful microbes, while inducing tolerogenic responses to innocuous food, commensals and self-antigens). Because many pathogens enter the body through the intestinal mucosa, it is critical that the lymphoid tissues associated with the gut can deliver efficient immune responses when needed.

  • Genetic Testing
  • Genetic Counselling
  • Gene linked to GI tract disorders
  • Gut Immunology
Committee Members
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Philip M Hemken

Philip M Hemken

Abbott Diagnostics Division R&D, United States
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - John Andrew Sutton

John Andrew Sutton

Gastria Ltd, United Kingdom
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Orestis Ioannidis

Orestis Ioannidis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Gastro 2024 Speakers
Speaker at GI Conferences - Perry Hookman

Perry Hookman

Light of the World Free Clinic, United States
Speaker at GI Conference - Bipneet Singh

Bipneet Singh

Henry Ford Jackson, United States
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Dakota Bigham

Dakota Bigham

The University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, United States
Speaker at GI Conferences - Mariam Alamgir

Mariam Alamgir

Washington State University Internal Medicine, United States

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