7th CURED Research Conference and Patient Education Program

April 4-7, 2024
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center 

This is an international meeting concerning the field of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders, including EoE and other eosinophilic diseases. The conference features a variety of topics including the clinical, pathogenic, genetic, and dietary features and therapies of EGID. Breakthroughs in novel therapeutic strategies and diagnostic modalities will be discussed. Keynote lectures provide state-of-the-art information of interest to researchers, patient families, and the industry. This three-day symposium is for physicians, scientists, dietitians, industry representatives, regulators, patient families, and other key stakeholders. Participants are invited to submit abstracts for consideration for inclusion in the 2024 meeting. Top abstracts will be selected oral presentations as late-breaking findings!

Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 4

Research Focused Material Intended for Investigators, Health Care Professionals and Families
8 am-5 pm

Cincinnati Children’s Sabin Auditorium
Research-focused sessions covering EoE Pathogenesis, EoE Inheritance and Genetic Testing, Therapy, Fighting EGID and Winning, Diagnostics, Disease Guidelines, and Clinical Research Studies. Teen program available. Childcare will be available.

CCED Research Lab Tour
5 pm - 6 pm
Meet in Sabin Auditorium Lobby for a tour of the Rothenberg CURED Lab at Cincinnati Children’s (all are welcome to attend)

Friday, April 5

Research Focused Material Intended for Investigators and Health Care Professionals
8 am - 5 pm
Cincinnati Children’s Sabin Auditorium
Research-focused presentations covering clinical features of EGID, pathological features of EoE, and pathoetiology of EoE. Families are welcome to attend. No childcare is available for these sessions.

Poster Reception
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cincinnati Children’s Room S1.203&204 (all are welcome to attend)

Special Guest speaker is @Phil Hates Gluten, the creator behind Phil Hates Gluten, a social media page about relatable gluten-free humor. In 2018, he was diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis, and eating gluten-free (and dairy-free) helped alleviate his symptoms. He’s made it his mission to create funny, relatable content about being gluten-free so that people feel a little less alone in their health journey.

Saturday, April 6

Family-Focused Lectures and Activities
8 am-5 pm
Cincinnati Children’s Sabin Auditorium
Family-focused sessions covering EGID diagnosis and therapy, Feeding Problems, Coping with EGID, and Nutrition based presentations for patients and families. Topics will include HES, Mast Cell, and Connective Tissue Disease. Teen program available. Childcare will be available. (Professionals welcome to attend)

Family Fun Night!

7-9 pm
The Graduate Hotel
This is a family-oriented game night for all conference attendees. It is a wonderful opportunity to raise funds vital to medical research and meet other EGID families

Sunday, April 7

Family Closing Breakfast with a lecture by Dr. Rothenberg
8:30 am
The Graduate Hotel

Join other families for a closing breakfast on Sunday morning with a special lecture by Dr. Marc Rothenberg, director, of the Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders. (Professionals welcome to attend)

Agenda (Click to enlarge each page)

Call for Abstracts

Participants are invited to submit abstracts for consideration of inclusion in the 2024 meeting. Abstracts should focus on eosinophils and/or eosinophil-related diseases. Original work that is not yet published is encouraged, although encore abstracts will be considered for presentation. Email your abstract submission to

Deadline for Abstract Submission: February 2, 2024 at 11:59 pm EST

Notification of Acceptance: March 4, 2024

Submission Requirements:

Author(s) Information:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Degree
  • Organization
  • Email

Abstracts must include:

  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • Indication if submission is an encore abstract

Maximum characters allowed in total: 2,500

A subset of accepted abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. All accepted abstracts will be presented as posters during the conference. Abstracts selected for poster presentation are responsible for producing posters for display. Display bulletin boards (4’x6’) will be provided. Conference registration is required for all accepted abstract authors. In addition, all lodging and travel costs will be the responsibility of the author although application for travel grants are expected to be announced. All abstract presentations will be in English.

Conference Location

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Lodging Accomodations

The Graduate Cincinnati (Former Marriott Kingsgate)

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The Graduate Cincinnati (former Marriott Kingsgate)
151 Goodman Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Reservations Direct: 844-888-4723
Hotel Direct: 513-487-3800
Reservation Web Link: CURED Foundation 2024 – Graduate Cincinnati 04/03-04/09/24

Thank you to our sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

Ellodi Pharmaceuticals

Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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