ESNM Newsletter - July 2016

Teaching Video: 
Gastric barostat/tensostat

This video describes how a barostat study is performed. The main utility of the barostat. Preparation of the bag before intubation, the intubation procedure, and it gives some examples of experimental designs that can be used in barostat studies
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What is new in 2016? New technologies

Resources from the UEG (, ESNM ( and Gut Microbiota for Health e-learning ( have contributed to improved learning and understanding of disorders amongst both specialists and non-specialists alike.
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Society News: Irish Society of
Gastroenterology's NGM Special Interest Group

Neurogastroenterology and Motility Special Interest Group established within the Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), the Society’s Winter Meeting was told in December. In 2017, Ireland will host the NeuroGASTRO2017.

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Apply for the UEG Rising Star Awards 2017

Every year the UEG National Societies Committee and the UEG Scientific Committee jointly select 6-8 emerging clinical scientists as ‘Rising Stars’. Two of the current 2016 Risings Stars, Andreas Stengel and Mira Wouters, were from the Neurogastroenterology and Motility field and had been supported by ESNM. For 2017, we are aiming to nominate again two candidates that will be selected! Therefore, we would like to invite you to send your application to your national society to receive the necessary support from ESNM for applying directly at UEG.
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Review on ESNM Endorsed event

IBS DAYS Bologna 2016

The International Meeting IBS Bologna days 2016, Chaired by Professor Giovanni Barbara was held in Bologna on June 8-10, 2016. At the meeting, endorsed among different Societies by ESNM and the Rome Foundation, participated 540 participants, from all over the world.
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COST Action BM1106 GENIEUR Training School and Final Conference in Heidelberg

One major goal of GENIEUR is to encourage young colleagues to get engaged in translational neurogastroenterology research. With the Trainging School from March 11-13, GENIEUR offered an excellent platform for young scientists as well as more established colleagues to get introduced to the background knowledge about the state of the art in experimental methods and analysis techniques in genetics, epigenetics and microbiota research.
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The annual meeting of the French Group of Neurogastroenterology (GFNG)

More than 120 participants attended to the sessions that took place in the Parliament of Normandy in Rouen, France on June 23rd and 24th 2016.
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Advances in Clinical Measurement of GI Motility: 20th May 2016

More than 200 delegates, from clinical research fellows to specialist physicians and surgeons witnessed a world-class faculty deliver a mix of state of the art lectures, case based discussions and live demonstrations of clinical measurement (CME accredited: 6 hours).
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ESPGHAN Post Graduate Course On Practical Techniques in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The first ESPGHAN Postgraduate Course on Practical Techniques in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology took place from May 23 to 24, 2016 in Athens, Greece, with great success and excellent feedback. 48 Trainees from Europe.
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Outlook on Upcoming events

ESNM Endorsed Events 2016

  • XIVth Little Brain Big Brain Meeting
    August 22-25, 2016, Santa Cruz, California, US
  • 2nd  London Masterclass: 'Hands-On' High-Resolution Anrectal Manometry (HRAM)
    September 14, 2016 Wingate Institute, Whitechapel, London, UK
  • 2nd London Masterclass: Emerging Concepts in the Management of Faecal Incontinence
    September 15 – 16, 2016, QMUL Mile End Campus, London
  • GENIEUR-Reloaded Up-Date
    October 18, 2016, 7:00 - 8:30, Common Interest Group Meeting at UEG WEEK 2016 Vienna, Austria

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Joint international meetings - FNM 2016

FNM San Francisco, California, USA - August 26 - 28, 2016 hosted by ANMS,
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Save the Date UEG WEEK 2016 Vienna, October 15-19

Save the Date

neuroGASTRO 2017, August 24-26, 2017 Cork, Ireland


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