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.

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.

IBS Days in Bologna with experts from all over the world

"New insights for a better management of irritable bowel syndrome" was the motto of this years IBS Days in Bologna with experts from all over the world. The 2022 edition of the biennial IBS DAYS congress was held in Bologna on June 20-22 and provided current views and a look to the future on the rapidly advancing field of IBS.

New guideline is out: Functional bowel disorders with diarrhoea

Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (IBS-D) and functional diarrhoea (FDr) are the two major functional bowel disorders characterized by diarrhoea. UEG and ESNM published the new clinical guideline “Functional bowel disorders with diarrhoea”. Learn more about this clinically helpful tool to provide best-practice based healthcare among a large group of patients.

Graphic Abstract: Functional Neuroimaging in IBS

In a study Nistico et al. reviewed literature on functional neuroimaging in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) to find out whether there are similarities between those seen in IBS and other functional disorders, especially functional movement disorders (FMD). The study revealed abnormal activation and functional connectivity of brain areas of IBS patients which coincide with examinations of FMD patients. Nistico et al. hypothesize that various functional disturbances may share a common pathophysiology.

New Video „ESNM inside“ – interviews with our experts

Talking about Neurogastroenterology & Motility – our video format „ESNM inside“ gives insights into a somewhat underestimated discipline. With this series we want to reach out to young gastroenterologists and medics and raise their interest by talking to experts on the wide field of neurogastroenterology. Watch our latest video with Jean-Marc Sabaté from Hôpital Avicenne (APHP) in Paris and his work and his thoughts on the importance of neurogastroenterological research.

Biennial Meeting NeurogastRO, Romania 

The 2022 Romanian meeting of neurogastroenterology “NeurogastRO” was held between 24th and 26th of March in Cluj Napoca as a hybrid meeting. Both leading experts and young investigators from Romania and other European countries involved in the field of digestive motility and functional gastrointestinal disorders took part in the biennial meeting organized by the Romanian Society of Neurogastroenterology.

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).

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