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.

UEG Rising Star 2022

Congratulation to Tim Vanuytsel who was selected as one of ten UEG Rising Stars 2022! His application was supported by ESNM! The UEG Rising Star Award is awarded every year to the most promising young researchers in basic, translational, and clinical science to further evolve their professional career. Awardees are jointly selected by the UEG National Societies Committee and the UEG Scientific Committee. For the Rising Stars 2023 application is open until September 2, 2022.

The discussion continues: How to raise the interest for neurogastroenterology?

From gut to brain and all facets between – the field of neurogastroenterology is truly fascinating whether you are medical doctor, a psychologist, dietician, pharmacologist or scientist. This video presents experts in medicine, basic research, pharmacology, nutrition and psychology at the Department of Molecular Clinical Medicine (Gothenburg).

NMO Editor in Chief search announcement

Open call! ESNM and @ANMSociety are looking for the next Editor-in-Chief of Neurogastroenterology & Motility (NMO). The deadline for applications is April 15, 2022. Self-nominations are welcome.

Graphic Abstract: The importance of meal-related pain across the globe 

Patients with disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBI) report that food intake is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms. DGBI patients with meal-related symptoms may have more severe symptoms and poorer health overall, but this subgroup has not been well characterized. This study by Esther Colomier et al. set out to describe the global prevalence of meal-related abdominal pain and characterize this subgroup, using the data set originated from the population-based Rome Foundation Global Epidemiology Study.

Graphic Abstract: Delayed gastric emptying a predictor of mortality

Gastroparesis is defined as delayed gastric emptying associated with upper gastrointestinal symptoms. There is no systematic study that has addressed the impact of gastroparesis on mortality, based on gastric emptying measurement. Gourcerol et al. assessed whether delayed gastric emptying was predictive of mortality.

LBBB Germany 2022


For more than 20 years, the forum for young and more experienced scientists has been themed "Little Brain" (enteric nervous system) and "Big Brain" (central nervous system). In 2022, the LBBB meeting will be held in Heiligkreuztal Monastery (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), and the application deadline is May 15, 2022.

Annual Meeting: DGNM 2022

80 participants from different disciplines joined the 29th annual meeting of the German Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (DGNM) from February 26 to 27, 2022. Because of ongoing restrictions due to the SARS-COV2 pandemic, the meeting took place online.  

New Webinar Series - Save The Date!

In a series of 7 webinar our next programme will develop 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.

The course will be held by a distinguished Faculty with expertise in the fields of neurogastroenterology, functional gastrointestinal disorders and microbiota.

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