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DDW® 2017 offers reporters access to leading research in digestive health

March 14, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) returns to Chicago, IL, from May 6-9, 2017, bringing together physicians, researchers and academics from across the world. With DDW recognized as a top 50 medical meeting, this is your opportunity to learn cutting-edge medical advances and report on the latest research in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery.

This year's press program will offer reporters multiple opportunities to interact with leading researchers from the field.
  • Pre-conference webinar: A week before DDW 2017, Dr. Grace Elta, chair of the DDW conference, will moderate a panel of experts highlighting a sampling of exciting research being presented at the conference and offering other insights on digestive health. A formal invitation with the date and registration information will follow.
  • Onsite news conference: To kick off DDW 2017 for reporters, on the first day of the conference, experts in digestive health will preview what you can expect. They will highlight what they believe are the most exciting research and sessions being presented at DDW 2017.
  • Expert office hours: Each day of the conference, researchers and subject matter experts will be in the press room to meet with reporters one-on-one. You'll also be able to conduct video interviews with experts if you'd like.
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Please contact Hieu Nguyen, at or (202) 868-4007, or Aimee Frank, at or (301) 941-2620, with any additional questions.

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