Mark Pimentel, M.D., to Host 2014 Global Outreach Symposium on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Saturday, July 19, 2014 - MyFoxTallahassee.com

Mark Pimentel, M.D., to Host 2014 Global Outreach Symposium on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Saturday, July 19, 2014

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SOURCE 2014 Global Outreach Symposium on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Pimentel, M.D., FRCP(C), FACG, Director, GI Motility Program, Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Cedars-Sinai), announced today the program for the upcoming 2014 Global Outreach Symposium on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Dr. Pimentel, along with Ruchi Mathur, M.D., FRCP(C), Christopher Chang, M.D., Ph.D. and Ali Rezaie, M.D., MSc, FRCP(C)from the GI Motility Program at Cedars-Sinai,will present a one-day global educational symposium on IBS.

The IBS symposium is available on-site or via Webinar for this unique international event designed to educate and empower patients, families and health care providers. This program has been thoughtfully developed to coach and enlighten anyone who has dealt with IBS and/or Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).To demonstrate how SIBO is detected, a live breath test will be conducted at the symposium.

DATE:  Saturday, July 19, 2014
TIME:  8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PT)
LOCATION:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8701 Gracie Allen Drive, Harvey Morse Conference Center, South Tower, Plaza Level, Los Angeles, CA
DIRECT LINK TO REGISTRATION PAGE: http://www.regonline.com/2014GlobalIBS

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
A team of experts in GI Motility and Gastroenterology are coming together to present the latest developments in IBS research and the intestinal microbiome. The goal is to raise awareness and understanding of the nature and relationship between IBS and SIBO, and the ways in which research to protect and balance the microbiome may revolutionize the future management of IBS.

GLOBAL OUTREACH:
Because IBS/SIBO awareness has increased worldwide, this symposium is being facilitated on-site and via a live simulcast for those who have registered for the Webinar. The live audience will participate in periodic Q & A sessions. However, the Webinar will allow continuous Q & A throughout the day led by a panel of experts.

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