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Significant progress is being made toward diagnosis, evaluation and management of sensori-motor dysfunction, gut microbiota, gut-brain axis, nutrition, eosinophilic esophagitis. Read the most recent news here.

Webinar "Speed date with experts"

The European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility and the Turkish Society of Gastroenterology are starting a new Webinar Series entitled “Speed date with experts”. These monthly webinars will cover the latest achievements in our field from globally known experts in just 60 minutes! Join us for the next speed date "Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease" with Daniel Sifrim on Dec, 5, 2022, 7pm https://bit.ly/3MlsG3q

Webinar on C. difficile infection (CDI)

In a series of 7 webinar this programme develops a full picture of the C. difficile infection (CDI) reaching from the importance of a healthy gut microbiota, to its detection and testing methods to current and future therapeutic approaches. Join us for our next webinar "Prevention of recurrence and re-infections" on Oct 12, 4pm (CEST). Registration is free of charge  https://bit.ly/3RkD2RK

Little brain big brain Extraordinary meeting 2022

Since its initiation in the late 1980s, Little Brain Big Brain has been dedicated to bring together the most promising and motivated junior scientists and clinicians in the field of functional gut brain disorders (FGBD), neurogastroenterology and motility. This year, LBBB took place in Heiligkreuztal, Germany from the 5th to 9th of September.

Graphic Abstract: Association Between Psychosocial Disorders and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common upper gastrointestinal tract disorder. The main cause of GERD is a reflux of stomach and duodenum contents into the esophagus, which results in – among others – acid reflux and heartburn. It is estimated that over 1 billion people worldwide suffer from GERD.

The FunDysGWAS ESNM Project

The aim of this project is to create an European based database to investigate the role of different genetic factors that might be linked to functional dyspepsia (FD) symptoms. At present, the project group has collected samples 196 of FD patients and 190 samples of healthy controls. The project ist looking for new centers in Europe that would like to help and are eager to recruit 50 patients or more diagnosed with functional dyspepsia as described by the Rome IV criteria and if possible 50 healthy controls during the next year.

DISCOvERIE: Better diagnose, prevention and treatment for IBS patients

The EU-funded project DISCOvERIE has reached the 50% of its timeline to position Europe as a global leader in comorbid IBS personalised medicine. The main hypothesis is that comorbid IBS represents a distinct clinical entity, arising from distorted brain-gut communication with a unique, specific, but undefined pathophysiological origin, differing from IBS alone.

Two I-NGM Meetings in 2022

What a highlight! In fact two Israeli NeuroGASTRO meetings were held in June/July 2022: The annual meeting of I-NGM took place in Nazareth from June 30 to July 1. Leading national and international experts attended to exchange and discuss latest findings on esophageal diseases and particularly GERD. The semi-annual meeting of the Israel Gastroenterology Association (IGA) took place in Tel Aviv on July 19.

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