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Monday, April 27, 2015

"ROAD TO PREVENTION!" Event, May 10, in Monsey, NY *Update #2*

Dear member,

Enlightening update regarding the upcoming “JCCSG Education Symposium and Support Event". As previously stated the “ROAD TO PREVENTION” event is in partnership and sponsored by Mount Sinai Hospital. Its goal is to raise awareness and give people an inside scoop of the research program.

This will be a "Ladies Only" education program. Renowned speakers will keep the participants on edge with the latest updates in research regarding Inflammatory Bowel disease (IBD). Patients, wives, parents and caregivers alike, of people suffering from Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis will be mesmerized.

We would like to take the opportunity to invite the non-effected family members of effected. It is highly regarded to have family members of IBD Sufferers participate in this study as a means of prevention. By navigating the "road to prevention" together we can save our future generations.

The event will take place on Sunday, פרשת בהר-בחוקותיMay 10, 2015. At the new Vilchovitz Hall (former Yeshiva of Spring Valley, Boys School), 230 Maple Ave., Monsey, NY 10952. Program to start 7:15pm Sharp!

Featuring:
  • Mount Sinai IBD center history: the house Dr. Crohn's built:
Bruce E. Sands, MD,
Chief, Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology, ‎Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Genetics and the micro biome determining factors of potential IBD carriers:
‎Asher A. Kornbluth, MD,
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Founder and annual course director of the Mount Sinai IBD Consultants Course
  • Genetics of IBD in the Ashkenazi Jewish population:
Inga Peter, PhD,
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Member, The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine‎, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • How diet and our environment affect the bacteria inside our bodies:
Jeremiah Faith, PhD,
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Clinical Immunology‎, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Why prevention of IBD is possible and how you can help?:
Marla Dubinsky, MD,
Chief Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
Co-director Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Center, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Followed by a question and answer panel by the additional following professors in the field:
Jean-Frédéric Colombel, MD, Co-director Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Center, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital,
Keith Benkov, MD,  Associate Professor Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
James F. Marion, MD, Professor of Practice of Medicine, Gastroenterology, ‎Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
Judy H Cho, MD, Professor Medicine, Gastroenterology and Professor Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Joana Torres, MD, Post-Doctoral Fellow Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Jose Carlos Clemente, MD, Assistant Professor Genetics and Genomic Sciences

Please call or email with your questions in advance as we will only be able to accept minimal questions at the event.

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We're working on providing transportation from Kiryas Yoel - Monroe, and New Square. Please call 845-670-4522 or email us to RSVP.


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We would be delighted to hear from you. Your participation is much appreciated!
  

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