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Opportunities & Challenges in Digestive Diseases Research: Recommendations of the National Commission on Digestive Diseases

(March 2,009)

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​Opportunities and Challenges in Digestive Diseases Research: Recommendations of the National Commission on Digestive Diseases aims to advance research to decrease the burden of digestive diseases, which affect about 70 million Americans annually. This long-range plan describes recent research advances and identifies research goals to be pursued by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the digestive diseases research community over the next decade. (238 pages) 2009.

Availability

The report is available:

  • electronically using the PDF(s) linked below. Documents in PDF format require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader application for viewing.
  • in print. Send your request for a free copy to ndic@info.niddk.nih.gov with your name, mailing address, telephone number, and name of the report. You may also order online or contact:​

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