Ten research projects from the GI pathologists at Inform Diagnostics,
the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, have been
accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American College
of Gastroenterology (ACG), which will be held October 14–19 in Las Vegas.
Authors from Inform Diagnostics are linked below to their profile on
the company website.
One study has received the
2016 ACG Presidential Poster Award, given by the ACG Educational Affairs Committee to the most highly ranked
abstract in each submission category:
- “Duodenal Intraepithelial Lymphocytosis: A Condition with a Distinct
Seasonal Incidence,” authors Robert M. Genta, Amnon Sonnenberg,
Two posters demonstrate the high clinical value of the company’s
EoGenius RNA expression test for eosinophilic esophagitis:
- “A Gene Expression Profile Test [EoGenius] Can Predict Subsequent
Development of Histologic Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Patients with Non-diagnostic
Index Biopsies,” authors Richard Lash, Ranjitha Veerappan, Robert
M. Genta, Kimberly Schwanbeck.
- “A Gene Expression Profile Test [EoGenius] for the Diagnosis of Eosinophilic
Esophagitis Shows Excellent Correlation with Histological Findings of
Esophageal Biopsies,” authors Danilo V. Tadeo, Jr., Bisher Abdullah,
Jennifer Scudiere, Richard Lash, Robert M. Genta.
Seven additional studies from Inform Diagnostics researchers will be presented at ACG:
- “Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Male Predominance Is Present Across All
Ethnic Groups,” Robert M. Genta, Kevin Turner.
- “Duodenal Intraepithelial Lymphocytosis Is a Predictor of Villous
Atrophy in Follow-up Biopsies,” authors Richard Lash, Robert M.
Genta, Kevin Turner.
- “Colorectal Polyps: Lesions of All Types Exist in Polyps of All Sizes,”
authors Kevin Turner, Robert M. Genta, Richard Lash, Amnon Sonnenberg.
- “Incidental Goblet Cells at the Gastroesophageal Junction: Intestinal
Metaplasia of the Esophagus or Stomach?” authors Kevin Turner, Stuart
J. Spechler, Amnon Sonnenberg, Robert M. Genta.
- “Sampling from Both Duodenal Bulb and Jejunum Is the Most Valuable
Combination for the Biopsy Diagnosis of Celiac Disease,” authors
Guy Lindberg, Kevin Turner, Robert M. Genta.
- “Lymphocytic Gastritis: Three Distinct Conditions Defined by Topography,”
authors Jonathan G. Lash, Kevin Turner, Robert M. Genta.
- “Esophageal and Gastric Disease in U.S. Residents with Ancestry in
Different Regions of India,” authors Robert Genta, Reenu Malhotra,
About Inform Diagnostics
Inform Diagnostics provides proven high-quality anatomic pathology services,
focusing on the fields of dermatology, hematology, gastroenterology, urology,
and breast health. The company’s team of nearly 90 distinguished
subspecialist pathologists utilizes state-of-the-art laboratories to serve
more than 5,500 patients every day. Inform Diagnostics’ difference
is based on consensus-based medicine (including comprehensive sub-subspecialization,
unified terminology and criteria, daily consensus conferences, extensive
educational activities), rigorous quality assurance, active clinical research,
innovation in testing, technological advancements, and health IT consulting
services for clinician clients. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Inform Diagnostics
Life Sciences is a subsidiary of Inform Diagnostics Holdings Inc., one of Japan’s
largest clinical diagnostics and laboratory testing service providers.
For more information, visit www.MiracaLifeSciences.com.
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