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.
A New International Questionnaire Study
What is needed to develop a global classification system for disorders of the gut-brain-axis (DGBI)? Last year Prof. Jan Tack and Prof. Kok Ann Gwee jointly initiated a multicenter study entitled AEGIS (Asian European GastroIntestinal Symptoms).
A Genetic research in functional dyspepsia: The FunDysGWAS study
A heritable component of functional dyspepsia (FD) has been demonstrated in cohorts of patients and community-based studies. However, genetic studies of FD have thus far been very scarce and mostly limited to candidate genes in small sample sets of cases and controls, hence no unequivocal FD risk locus has been proposed.
Annual Meeting: SAGIM, Copenhagen
The pandemic changed the traditional structure of the 33th anniversary meeting of Scandinavian Association of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (SAGIM). Our international guests were prevented from participation and only Danish sponsors and participants attended this year’s meeting.
Apply to be a nEUROgastro TANDEM Young Investigator!
As Europe is growing together, new doors are opening for young investigators. The nEUROgastro TANDEM meeting is the ESNM Young Investigator Meeting focused on collaborations, elaborating common projects and team work are the basis to make good science
Report: Human Small Bowel Motility Workshop
The workshop "Human Small Bowel Motility" (Nottingham University) was run as online event on November 19th 2020 and it was well attended with 120 participants. The workshop was well received both for the topic, the selection of speakers and the organization including the lack of technical issues.
Graphical Abstract: Large Retrospective Cohort Treated by Sacral Nerve Modulation for Fecal Incontinence
The aim of this study (Ten-year Evaluation of a Large Retrospective Cohort Treated by Sacral Nerve Modulation for Fecal Incontinence: Results of a French Multicenter Study) was to assess the effectiveness of sacral nerve modulation in a large cohort of patients implanted for at least 10 years, quantify adverse event rates, and identify predictive factors of long-term success.
Graphical Abstract: Impact of COVID-19 on the brain-gut-microbiota axis in Parkinson’s disease
Dr. Cristian Follmer from Laboratory of Biological Chemistry of Neurodegenerative Disorders, Institute of Chemistry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, has recently summarized new observations regarding a potential impact of COVID-19 on Parkinson’s disease with respect to the gut microbiome imbalance and neuroinflammation.
Goodbye and welcome! After many years of a very successfully presidency Giovanni Barbara stepped down as president of the ESNM. We are happy to announce Qasim Aziz as his worthy successor. Good luck for the next years to come!