• Symposium
  • Meet the Professor
  • Luncheon Symposium
    & Satellite Symposium
  • Free Paper
    & Poster Oral Presentation

Program is subject to change

Day 1 : March 14 (THU)

Symposium 1: Recent Advancements in Gastric Cancer Research: Bench to Bedside

Time 09:00 - 10:40
Chairs James Goldenring (Vanderbilt University, USA)
Yong Chan Lee (Yonsei University, Korea)
Speakers 09:00 - 09:25 Plasticity and Therapeutic Reversibility in Gastric Precancerous Lineages
James Goldenring (Vanderbilt University, USA)
09:25 - 09:50 Development of Rejuvenation Treatment for Gastric Preneoplastic Lesions
Ki Taek Nam (Yonsei University, Korea)
09:50 - 10:15 Tumor Microenvironment in the Pathogenesis of Gastric Cancer
Hanlee Ji (Stanford University, USA)
10:15 - 10:40 Non-invasive Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Prognosis Prediction
Khay-Guan Yeoh (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Symposium 2 (Asia-Pacific Forum): Distinguished Research Update about Upper GI Disease and Helicobacter pylori Infection

Time 14:00 - 16:00
Chairs Yi-Chia Lee (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Jae J Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
Speakers 14:00 - 14:13 A Novel Diagnostic Method for Helicobacter pylori
Mototsugu Kato (Hokkaido University, Japan)
14:13 - 14:26 Gastric Microbiome Changes in Relation with Helicobacter pylori Resistance
Muhammad Miftahussurur (Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia)
14:26 - 14:39 Long-term Gastrointestinal Sequelae following COVID-19
Rithvik Golla (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India)
14:39 - 14:52 Helicobacter pylori Eradication and Long Term Changes to the Gut Microbiota and Antibiotic Resistome
Jyh-Ming Liou (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
14:52 - 15:05 Predictors for Regression and Progression of Intestinal Metaplasia
Ratha-korn Vilaichone (Thammasat University, Thailand)
15:05 - 15:18 Patient-reported Experience Measure for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Gerald Holtmann (The University of Queensland, Australia)
15:18 - 15:31 A New Technique to Diagnose GERD
Hang Viet Dao (Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam)
15:31 - 15:44 OTSC for the Prevention of Ulcer Rebleeding
Shannon Chan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
15:44 - 15:57 Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Experience in New Zealand
Cameron Schauer (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)

Day 2 : March 15 (FRI)

Practice Guideline Committee Session: Consensus on Diagnosis and Endoscopic Treatment of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors

Time 11:20 - 12:20
Chairs Jong-jae Park (Korea University, Korea)
Beom Jin Kim (Chung-Ang University, Korea)
Speakers 11:20 - 11:40 Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment
Sung Eun Kim (Kosin University, Korea)
11:40 - 12:00 Overseas Guidelines for Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors
Byung-Hoon Min (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
12:00 - 12:20 New Guideline for Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: Focusing on Endoscopic Treatment
Seung Joo Kang (Seoul National University, Korea)

Symposium 3: Global Perspective: Gastric Atrophy and Intestinal Metaplasia

Time 13:20 - 15:05
Chairs Alex Boussioutas (Monash University, Australia)
Byung Wook Kim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
Speakers 13:20 - 13:32 International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Jin Young Park (International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), France)
13:32 - 13:44 USA
Joo Ha Hwang (Stanford University, USA)
13:44 - 13:56 Latin America
Arnoldo Riquelme (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile)
13:56 - 14:08 Korea
Il Ju Choi (National Cancer Center, Korea)
14:08 - 14:20 Taiwan
Yi-Chia Lee (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
14:20 - 14:32 Japan
Hidekazu Suzuki (Tokai University, Japan)
14:32 - 14:44 Australia
Alex Boussioutas (Monash University, Australia)
14:44 - 15:05 Panel Discussion
All presenters

Symposium 4 (KCHUGR-KGCA Joint Symposium): Updates in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Early Gastric Cancer

Time 15:25 - 17:05
Chairs Hwoon-Yong Jung (University of Ulsan, Korea)
Keun Won Ryu (National Cancer Center, Korea)
Speakers 15:25 - 15:50 Predicting Extra-perigastric Lymph Node Metastasis in Patients with Early Gastric Cancer
Dongjin Kim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
15:50 - 16:15 Deep Learning-based Clinical Decision Support System for Gastric Neoplasms in Real-time Endoscopy
Chang Seok Bang (Hallym University, Korea)
16:15 - 16:40 Long-term Outcomes of Function-preserving Surgery for Early Gastric Cancer
Bang Wool Eom (National Cancer Center, Korea)
16:40 - 17:05 Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Undifferentiated Early Gastric Cancer: Future Perspectives after Clinical Trial
Kohei Takizawa (Koyukai Shin-Sapporo Hospital, Japan)

Day 3 : March 16 (SAT)

Plenary Session

Time 09:00 - 11:00
Chairs Part 1: Nayoung Kim (Seoul National University, Korea), Samryong Jee (Inje University, Korea)
Part 2: Hyun Soo Kim (Chonnam National University, Korea), Jun Haeng Lee (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
Speakers Part 1 (09:00 – 10:00)
09:00 – 09:13 Application of Artificial Intelligence in the Detection of Borrmann Type 4 Advanced Gastric Cancer in Upper Endoscopy
Mi Jin Oh (Seoul National University, Korea)
09:13 – 09:26 Effectiveness of Endoscopic Screening in Reducing Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Mortality, Special Reference to Elderly: Results from the Korean National Cancer Screening Program
Yuna Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
09:26 – 09:39 Bismuth Quadruple Therapy Is More Effective Than Clarithromycin Triple Therapy for First-Line H. Pylori Eradication: A Single Center Real-World Data
Hannah Lee (Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Korea)
09:39 – 09:52 Green Tea Against the Microbial Tide: A Bioinformatics Odyssey Revealing the Antipathogenic Mechanisms of Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate in Helicobacter pylori Combat
Rian Ka Praja (Universitas Palangka Raya, Indonesia)
Part 2 (10:00 – 11:00)
09:52 - 10:05 Yokosuka City’s Effective Response to Low Sensitivity in Immunochromatography Urinary H. Pylori Antibody Testing for Junior High School Students
Hiroaki Saito (Fukushima Medical University, Japan)
10:05 – 10:18 Evaluate the Diagnostic Accuracy of Pylori Duotect (Qualitative Detection of 2 Antibodies Specific to Flid and Caga) in Patients with Symptoms of Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
Hang Dao Viet (Hanoi Medical University Hospital/ Hanoi Medical University/ Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vietnam)
10:18 – 10:31 Clinicopathologic Features and Outcomes of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Foveolar-type Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach
Minjee Kim (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
10:31 – 10:44 Influence of Antithrombotic Drugs on Post-procedural Bleeding Following Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
Jae Yong Park (Chung-Ang University, Korea)
10:44 – 11:00 Award Ceremony

The General Assembly

Time 12:00 - 12:30
Chairs Hwoon-Yong Jung (University of Ulsan, Korea)

Symposium 5: Cutting Edges of Cancer Genetics, Microbiome, and Human Diseases

Time 13:30 - 15:10
Chairs Amedeo Amedei (University of Florence, Italy)
Jung Mogg Kim (Hanyang University, Korea)
Speakers 13:30 - 13:55 Gastric Cancer Genetics and Its Implications for Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment of the Disease
José Carlos Machado (Universidade do Porto, Portugal)
13:55 - 14:20 Oral Microbiota-epithelial Crosstalk in Carcinogenesis
Na-Young Song (Yonsei University, Korea)
14:20 - 14:45 Oral-gut Microbiome Axis and Gastrointestinal Neoplasia
Amedeo Amedei (University of Florence, Italy)
14:45 - 15:10 Gut-liver Microbiome Axis and Metabolic Diseases
Ki Tae Suk (Hallym University, Korea)

Symposium 6: Considerations for Optimal Strategies on the Upper GI Practical Issues in Elderly Patients

Time 15:25 - 17:05
Chairs Wai Keung Leung (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Soo Heon Park (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
Speakers 15:25 - 15:50 Endoscopic Gastric Cancer Screening
Mina Suh (National Cancer Center, Korea)
15:50 - 16:15 Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection and Management Strategies
Wai Keung Leung (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
16:15 - 16:40 Long-term Outcomes of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Early Gastric Cancer
Da Hyun Jung (Yonsei University, Korea)
16:40 - 17:05 Endoscopic Resection of Early Gastric Cancer and Management Following Noncurative Resection in Elderly Patients
Masau Sekiguchi (National Cancer Center Hospital, Japan)

Program is subject to change

Day 2 : March 15 (FRI)

Meet the Professor

Time 08:00 - 08:45
Chair Room A: Sung Soo Kim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
Room B: Ki Taek Nam (Yonsei University, Korea)
Speaker 08:00 - 08:45
(Room A)
Development of Gastric Cancer After Helicobacter pylori Eradication
Wai Keung Leung (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
08:00 - 08:45
(Room B)
Stroma Changes and Field Cancerization in the Stomach
James Goldenring (Vanderbilt University, USA)

Program is subject to change

Day 1 : March 14 (THU)


Time 12:00 - 13:00
Chair Kyu Chan Huh (Konyang University, Korea)
Speaker 12:00 – 13:00 Fexuclue: Therapeutic Benefits on GERD
Do Hoon Kim (University of Ulsan, Korea)

Satellite Symposium 1: Tests for Tailored Eradication Therapy: Which is better?

Time 16:20 - 17:00
Chair José Carlos Machado (Universidade do Porto , Portugal)
Jae Gyu Kim (Chung-Ang University, Korea)
Speaker 16:20 - 16:30 Culture-based Susceptibility Testing
David Graham (Baylor College of Medicine, USA)
16:30 - 16:40 Antibiotic-resistant Mutation Test
Peter Malfertheiner (Otto-von-Guericke-University, Germany)
16:40 - 17:00 Discussion

Day 2 : March 15 (FRI)

Luncheon Symposium 2 (JEIL PHARMACEUTICAL CO.,LTD)

Time 12:20 - 13:20
Chair Hwoon-Yong Jung (University of Ulsan, Korea)
Speaker 12:20 - 13:20 The Role of PPIs in Anti-ulcerants Market Undergoing Paradigm Shift
Jung-Hwan Oh (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)

Day 3 : March 16 (SAT)

Satellite Symposium 2: GERD, When to Test and Treat?

Time 11:20 - 12:00
Chair Ronnie Faas (Case Western Reserve University, USA)
Moo In Park (Kosin University, Korea)
Speaker 11:20 - 11:30 Pediatric Patients, from Infants to Adolescents
In Hyuk Yoo (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
11:30 - 11:40 Adults and Elderly Patients
Ronnie Faas (Case Western Reserve University, USA)
11:40 - 12:00 Discussion

Luncheon Symposium 3 (HK inno.N)

Time 12:30 - 13:30
Chair Jeong Seop Moon (Inje University, Korea)
Speaker 12:30 - 13:30 A Novel, Clinically Validated P-CAB
Kee Don Choi (University of Ulsan, Korea)

Program is subject to change

Day 1 : March 14 (THU)

Free Paper 1

Time 11:00 - 12:00
Chairs Hyun Yong Jeong (Chungnam National University, Korea)
Ki-Nam Shim (Ewha Womans University, Korea)
Speakers 11:00 - 11:10 ATAC-Seq Analysis of Gastric Mucosal Tissue Reveals Distinct Regulators Correlating with Increasing Severity of Intestinal Metaplasia
Dayoung Kim (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
11:10 - 11:20 Analysis of Characteristics and Microbiota of Gastric Cancer Occurring in High-Risk Countries
Younghee Choe (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
11:20 – 11:30 Investigating LL-37 Interaction with H. pylori: Molecular Complexes and Antimicrobial Resistance
Zarith Nameyrra Md Nesran (The National University of Malaysia, Malaysia)
11:30 – 11:40 Influence of Cytokine Genetic Polymorphisms in Helicobacter pylori–Associated Gastric Inflammation According to Sex in South Korea
Hee Jin Kim (Gyeongsang National University, Korea)
11:40 – 11:50 Award Ceremony

Free Paper 2

Time 11:00 - 12:00
Chairs Byung Chul Yoon (Hanyang University, Korea)
Kwang Jae Lee (Ajou University, Korea)
Speakers 11:00 - 11:10 Changing Patterns of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Over 20 Years in Korea
JoonYeon Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)
11:10 - 11:20 Predictive Ability of Bleeding Scores Among Patients with Direct Oral Anticoagulants
Ilsoo Kim (Hallym University Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital/ The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
11:20 – 11:30 A Comparative Study on the Use of Intravenous Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) and Oral Potassium Competitive Acid Blockers (PCABs) Before Endoscopic Treatment on Bleeding Peptic Ulcers
GaGyeong Jeon (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
11:30 – 11:40 Effect of Helicobacter pylori Eradication on Platelet Count in ITP Patients: Multicenter Cohort Study
Seokho Myeong (The Catholic University of Korea/ Armed Forces Yangju Hostpital, Korea)
11:40 – 11:50 Impact of Helicobacter pylori Eradication on the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies
Brenda Cristie Edina (University of Indonesia, Indonesia)
11:50 – 12:00 Award Ceremony

Poster Oral Presentation

Time 13:00 - 14:00
Chairs Group 1: Gwang Ha Kim (Pusan National University, Korea)
Group 2: Gwang Ho Baik (Hallym University, Korea)
Group 3: Heung Up Kim (Jeju National University, Korea)
Speakers Group 1
13:00 – 13:10 Severe Gastric Atrophy Could Decrease Eradication Rate of Helicobacter pylori Infection
Jiyoung Kim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
13:10 - 13:20 Empirical Therapy vs. Tailored Therapy of H. pylori in Korea: Interim Analysis of K-CREATE Study
Joon Sung Kim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
13:20 – 13:30 Fourteen-Day Amoxicillin- Or Tetracycline-Containing Bismuth Quadruple Therapy Versus 14-Day Metronidazole Based Triple Therapy as a First-Line Treatment for Clarithromycin Resistant Helicobacter pylori Infection: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial
Myeongseok Koh (Dong-A University, Korea)
13:30 – 13:40 Influence of H. pylori Treatment on Metachronous Recurrence in Elderly Patients Post-Endoscopic Resection for Gastric Cancer: A Nationwide Cohort Study
Hae Won Yoo (Soonchunhyang University, Korea)
13:40 – 13:50 CagL Amino Acid Polymorphisms in Helicobacter pylori Isolates from Vietnam and the Association with Gastroduodenal Diseases
Ha Duy Khang Tran (Hong Bang International University, Vietnam)
Group 2
13:00 – 13:10 Prognostic Factors of Response After Interventions in Achalasia Patients
Viet Hang Dao (Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology/ Hoang Long Clinic/ Hanoi Medical University/ Hanoi Medical University Hospital, Vietnam)
13:10 - 13:20 Effect of Synbiotics towards Adverse Effects in Esophageal Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy or Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized-Controlled Trials
Ariel Valentino Soetedjo (University of Indonesia, Indonesia)
13:20 – 13:30 Increased Risk of Adenomatous Colon Polyp in Patients with Long term Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)
Na Rae Lim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
13:30 – 13:40 Biofabrication of Phyllanthus emblica Embedded Selenium Nanoparticles Mitigates N-Methyl-N’-Nitro-Nnitrosoguanidine (MNNG) Induced Gastric Cancer via Inhibition of PI3K/Akt/mTOR Signaling Pathway: In Vitro and in Vivo Study
Manvendra Singh (HMFA Memorial Institute of Engineering and Technology, India)
13:40 – 13:50 States and Hotspots in Helicobacter pylori Research from 2002 to 2021: A Bibliometric Analysis
Ruiyu Wang (The Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical University, China)
Group 3
13:00 – 13:10 Gastroprotective Effect of Crocetin-Dextrin Nano-Formulation Against Ethanol Induced Gastric Ulcers in Wistar Rats via Alteration of Apoptosis, NRF2/HO-1 and NF-κB Signaling Pathway
Deeksha Chauhan (Rajkamal Science Management College, India)
13:10 - 13:20 Types of 23S Ribosomal RNA Point Mutations Affecting Helicobacter pylori Eradication Rates in Clarithromycin-Based Triple Therapy
Gihong Park (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
13:20 – 13:30 Ampicillin- Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)-Loaded Chitosan-Alginate Nanoparticles as a Delivery System with Improved Ulcer Healing and Increased Biocidal Activity Against Helicobacter pylori
Deepika Singh (Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture Technology and Sciences, India)
13:30 – 13:40 Endoscopic and Histological yield in Upper GI in Cambodia: A single-center experience
Senghong Leng (Calmette Hospital, Cambodia)

Day 2 : March 15 (FRI)

Free Paper 3

Time 09:00 - 10:00
Chairs Oh Young Lee (Hanyang University, Korea)
Su Jin Hong (Soonchunhyang University, Korea)
Speakers 09:00 - 09:10 Efficacy of Tegoprazan-Containing Sequential Therapy Compared to Proton Pump Inhibitor-Based Eradication in South Korea, a Region with High Antimicrobial Resistance: A Prospective Randomized Single Tertiary Center Study
Jung Won Lee (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
09:10 - 09:20 Differences in Success Rate of Helicobacter pylori Eradication According to Metronidazole Dose and Duration of Use
Soyoung Byun (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
09:20 – 09:30 Culture-based Tailored vs Empirical Concomitant Therapy as First-Line Helicobacter pylori Treatment
Jeong Hoon Lee (University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea)
09:30 – 09:40 Real-World Efficacy of Second-Line Therapies for Helicobacter pylori: A Population-Based Study
Wai Keung Leung (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
09:40 – 09:50 Award Ceremony

Free Paper 4

Time 09:00 - 10:00
Chairs Ok Jae Lee (Gyeongsang National University, Korea)
Chan Gyoo Kim (National Cancer Center, Korea)
Speakers 09:00 - 09:10 Clinicopathological Characteristics and Lymph Node Metastasis Rates in Early Gastric Lymphoepithelioma-like Carcinoma: Implications for Endoscopic Resection
Tae-Se Kim (Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea)
09:10 - 09:20 Single-Cell Analysis Reveals a Distinct Subtype of Cancer-associated Fibroblast and Its Interaction with Diffuse Type Gastric Cancer
Mi Jin Oh (Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea)
09:20 – 09:30 Cancer-prone Altered Milieu in Gastric Non-tumor Mucosa Adjacent to Early Gastric Cancer
Tae-Se Kim (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
09:30 – 09:40 Management and Prognosis of Gastric Neuroendocrine Tumor
Ji Yoon Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)
09:40 – 09:50 Application of Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery With Endograsp System for Stomach Perforation Model: Ex-vivo Porcine Study
Han Jo Jeon (Korea University, Korea)
09:50 – 09:50 Award Ceremony

Free Paper 5

Time 10:00 - 11:00
Chairs Sung Kook Kim (Kyungpook National University, Korea)
Hye Kyung Jung (Ewha Womans University, Korea)
Speakers 10:00 - 10:10 Persistently Active Helicobacter pylori Infection Is Associated with the Development of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Cohort Study
Jun Young Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
10:10 - 10:20 Use of Potassium Competitive Acid Blockers and Risk of Depression: A Nationwide Population-Based Study
Joon Sung Kim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
10:20 – 10:30 Safety of Endoscopic Submucosal Resection for Early Gastric Cancer in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease: A Nationwide Cohort Study
Hae Won Yoo (Soonchunhyang University, Korea)
10:30 – 10:40 Alcohol Consumption, Tobacco Use, and Air Pollution in Relation with the Incidence of Stomach Cancer: Country Level Analyses
Riska Dwi Astuti (Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia)
10:40 – 10:50 Award Ceremony

Free Paper 6

Time 10:00 - 11:00
Chairs In-Kyung Sung (Konkuk University, Korea)
Suck Chei Choi (Wonkwang University, Korea)
Speakers 10:00 - 10:10 The 2020 Disease Burden and Economic Implications of Digestive Diseases in Korea: A Nation-wide Comprehensive Study
Eui Sun Jeong (Ewha Womans University, Korea)
10:10 - 10:20 Long-term Outcomes of Gastric Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma: A Multi-Center Retrospective Study in Honam Province
Jin-Won Kim (Chonnam National University, Korea)
10:20 – 10:30 Syringin Liposomes Attenuates Acute Reflux Esophagitis via NF- kB and Nrf2/HO-1 Signaling Pathway
V Kumar (Rama University, India)
10:30 – 10:40 Fexuprazan Protects Against HCl-Induced Inflammation and Damage by Inhibiting the NLRP1/Caspase-1/Gasdermin D Pyroptotic Pathway in the Esophagus
Seoyeon Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
10:40 – 10:50 A Double-Blind, Randomized, Active-Drug Controlled, Pilot Clinical Trial to Explore the Safety and Efficacy of Tegoprazan in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Sun Hyung Kang (Chungnam National University, Korea)
10:50 – 11:00 Award Ceremony