New Viewpoints in the Management of IBD

New Viewpoints in the Management of IBD

New Viewpoints in the Management of IBD

Biologics and small molecules paved the way to better IBD outcomes. Learn about the role emerging targets may play in achieving long-term success. 

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 minutes


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  • Overview

    New and emerging therapeutic targets will add to the existing portfolio of available biologics and small molecule therapies available in IBD. Join Dr. Russel Cohen and Dr. Neil Nandi as they explore the role of these targets in addressing the various unique IBD phenotypes that lead to loss of response over time, as well as provide practical insights into selecting the right therapy at the right time for your patient. 

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. GLC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Neilanjan Nandi, MD, FACP
    Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania
    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
    Philadelphia, PA

    Consulting Fees: Forefront, Pfize

    Russell D. Cohen, MD
    Professor of Medicine
    University of Chicago
    Chicago, IL

    Consulting Fees: Abbvie Laboratories, BMS/Celgene, Eli Lilly, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, Hoffmann-La Roche, Janssen, Pfizer, Takeda, UCB Pharma
    Commercial Interest Speakers Bureau: AbbVie, Takeda
    Clinical Trials/Grants (Principal Investigator; active): AbbVie, BMS/Celgene, Boehringer Ingelheim, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, Hollister, MedImmune, Mesoblast Ltd., Osiris Therapeutics, Pfizer, Receptos, RedHill Biopharma, Sanofi-Aventis, Schwarz Pharma, Seres Therapeutics, Takeda Pharma, UCB Pharma

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Stephen Chavez has nothing to disclose.
    • William A. Mencia, MD, FACEHP, CHCP, has nothing to disclose.
    • Anna Trentini has nothing to disclose.
    • Nick Lombardi has ownership interest with Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
    • Colleen Resnick has nothing to disclose.
    • Poonam Kapadia has no financial relationships to disclose.
    • Peter Mannon, MD, AGA Reviewer has a consulting fee – speaker/teaching with AbbVie, consulting fee - consulting with Vitaris.
    • Chad Burski, MD, AGA Reviewer has stock ownership interest with the following companies, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly Clark, Merck, and Proctor and Gamble.
  • Learning Objective

     After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Assess emerging safety and efficacy data from clinical trials on biologic agents and small molecules that may potentially be used to treat IBD
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the primary educational needs of community gastroenterologists and the secondary educational needs of primary care physicians.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    The AGA Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The AGA Institute designates this activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 12 months. The AGA Institute implements a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.

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    The American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community. AGA’s educational programs engage professionals through multiple platforms that support all learning styles. Ranging from research protocols that help inform behavioral change to self-administered training modules, AGA’s educational initiatives arm gastroenterologists and other members of the GI healthcare team with the tools needed to provide high-quality, efficient care.

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie Inc., Bristol Myers Squibb, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Prova Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Prova Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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