BOSTON, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Advances in Health and Medicine (GAHMJ) today announced plans to attend and publish an overview and proceedings of the upcoming symposium "Gut-Brain Axis: How to Manage Pain Caused by this Cross-Talk." The symposium, which will be held in Salerno, Italy, on May 4, 2015, will convene healthcare professionals from around the world to explore conventional, complementary, and integrative medical perspectives on treating pain that stems from bidirectional brain-gut interactions.
Co-chaired by Brian Berman, MD, President of the Institute for Integrative Health, and Ronald Kleinman, MD, Physician-in-Chief of MassGeneral Hospital for Children, the symposium incudes two keynote lectures and sessions focusing on irritable bowel syndrome, anorexia nervosa, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. It will conclude with a panel discussion moderated by Institute Scholar Claudia Witt, MD, with panelists Brian Berman, MD; Alessio Fasano, MD; Paolo Marchettini, MD; and Marco Lacerenza, MD.
Global Advances in Health and Medicine will publish an overview and proceedings of the symposium in an upcoming issue.
"We are so pleased to have the opportunity to cover such a groundbreaking symposium," said Michele Mittelman, RN, MPH, founder and CEO of Global Advances in Health and Medicine, LLC, publisher of GAHMJ. "By virtue of the shared knowledge and open exchange of ideas by more than 20 conference presenters, conferences such as this will bring integrative medicine to the forefront of healthcare and wellness globally."
"Gut-Brain Axis: How to Manage Pain Caused by this Cross-Talk" is co-sponsored by the Institute for Integrative Health, the Medical Association of Salerno, and the European Biomedical Research Institute of Salerno.
Global Advances in Health and Medicine was founded in 2011. Its mission is to create a global multimedia communications forum that catalyzes whole-person and whole-systems care and healing. www.gahmj.com.
The Institute for Integrative Health, a charitable nonprofit organization, aims to create a wellness and medical model to shift our society's focus from managing disease to promoting lifelong health.
The European Biomedical Research institute of Salerno was founded in 2012 as a common project of the Fondazione Scuola Medica Salernitana and the MassGeneral Hospital for Children of Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The objective of the Foundation is to create a worldwide top-level research center through the development of projects focused on the interplay between health and nutrition.
Michele Mittelman, RN, MPH
Founder and CEO
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