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DDW® 2019 offers reporters access to leading research in digestive health

Digestive Disease Week® media registration now open

Digestive Disease Week

Bethesda, MD (Jan. 31, 2019) -- Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) will host its 50th annual scientific meeting in San Diego, CA, from May 18-21, 2019, bringing together physicians, researchers, and academics from across the world. 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: Before the meeting, we will host a panel of experts highlighting a sampling of the exciting research being presented at the conference. A formal invitation with the date and registration information will follow.
  • Office hours: Each day of the conference, select researchers will be in the press room to meet with reporters one-on-one about their exciting research.
  • Subject-matter experts: The newsroom team will curate a list of subject-matter experts who will be available to connect onsite and offer expertise on hot topics emerging at the meeting.
  • Roundtable discussion: An informal "roundtable" event will bring together subject-matter-experts and reporters to discuss the most exciting research at the meeting.

Register now to secure your spot at


About Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), DDW takes place May 18-21, 2019, at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California. The meeting showcases more than 5,000 abstracts and hundreds of lectures on the latest advances in GI research, medicine and technology. More information can be found at

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