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2018 IFFGD Research Awards

IFFGD is currently seeking applications and nominations for our 2018 Research Recognition Awards open to young investigators from around the world engaged in research aimed at advancing the understanding of FGIMDs in adults or children.

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What's Happening?

  • October 2017 eNewsletter

    For us at IFFGD, September saw a flurry of activity. We announced our 2018 Research Recognition Awar... Read More
  • Medical News Updates

    Here is a sampling of research and medical news that provide clues to better understanding GI disord... Read More
  • GERD Awareness Week 2017

    GERD Awareness Week is November 19-25, 2017. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects roughly ... Read More
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  • Bill HR 1187

    The Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act has been reintroduce... Read More
  • Advocacy Day 2017

    On September 12th, advocates across the US joined together to raise critical awareness for all those... Read More
  • Tools for Raising Awareness

    By speaking out with us, you can have an impact on improving the quality of life for those suffering... Read More
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  • 2018 IFFGD Research Awards

    IFFGD is seeking applications and nominations for our 2018 Research Recognition Awards. These Awards... Read More
  • The Need for Research Funding

    More than 25% of the global population reportedly suffers in some capacity from a functional gastroi... Read More
  • Take Part in Clinical Trials

    Clinical research studies/trials seek to find new and better ways to treat, control, prevent, diagno... Read More
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