William E. Whitehead, PhD, is attending the Asian Neurogastroenterology and Motility Meeting in Beijing. He will be speaking on “Evaluation of Defecation Disorders”.
In addition he will be representing the Rome Foundation as co-chair of the Asian Working Team for Functional GI Disorders. This committee, representing investigators from 6 countries in Asia will conduct a multinational study looking at the prevalence of functional GI disorders in each country. This information will be used to help develop guidelines for the upcoming Rome IV criteria.