John Aitken’s MAP Research at the ACG
On October 19, 2015 John Aitken and his team presented details about their Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) research to attendees of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) meeting in Hawaii. Excellent faculty and a clinical focus make the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course the premier GI clinical event of the year. Poster sessions, like this one, that showcase research and provide a wealth of patient-related clinical data and experiences are featured. 4000 attendees were expected. Symposium presenters Dr. William Chamberlin and RedHill Biopharma attended the meeting as well. The poster that Mr. Aitken and his team presented is shared below. It discusses how his team has isolated Son of MAP in the blood of Crohn’s disease patients, a novel idea to many in the GI field.