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What's Happening?

  • November 2017 eNewsletter

    This week marks the 18th annual GERD Awareness Week. Each year during the week of Thanksgiving, IFFG... 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 was November 19-25, 2017. Read our awareness release to learn more about this co... 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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  • Research Supported by IFFGD

    IFFGD has presented Research Awards to investigators from around the world engaged in research to im... 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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