Oct. 3, 2006
UI Specialists To Discuss Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Specialists from University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will lead a panel of presenters during a special seminar on inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Amana Holiday Inn, located at Exit 225 on Interstate 80.
The Iowa Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is presenting "Questions and Answers About IBD: Patient and Family Education Day 2006" to provide opportunities for participants to learn the latest information about the diseases. The Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Crohn's and Colitis Support Group is hosting the event.
UI presenters will be:
-- David Elliott, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the Department of Internal Medicine
-- Robert Summers, M.D., the James A. Clifton Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine
-- Cyrus Tamboli, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine
-- Aliye Uc, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Children's Hospital of Iowa
The presenters will address a range of topics, including recent ideas about the causes of IBD, the role of the immune system in the diseases and the latest treatments. There will also be a breakout session for youths and parents.
To register, contact Sandra McDonald at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-377-4277. The registration deadline is Oct. 5. The registration fee is $15 per person in cash or check and includes lunch and refreshments during breaks. For more information, log onto www.ccfa.org.
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