ESNM Newsletter - April 2017

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Deadline for Abstract Submission April 10, 2017
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Turkish Society of Gastroenterology organized  National Gastroenterology Week

The Turkish Society of Gastroenterology organized the National Gastroenterology Week  2016 at Antalya, Turkey. One of the post-graduate courses addressed the developments in Medicine 2016. Radu Tutuian from Switzerland delivered an inspiring talk about the last developments with “GERD: 2016”
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The gut microbiota decade

Leading experts gathered in March in Paris to review the major discoveries from the last ten years around gut microbiota. Due to its importance for overall health, the community of bacteria inhabiting human gut is now considered as a supra organ involved in key functions, including immune and digestive activity and organ functioning, among others. Recent research has also shown ...
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Review on ESNM Endorsed Events

Italian Group for the Study of Gastrointestinal Motility XVII National Congress
More than 200 delegates attended the XVII National Congress of Gastrointestinal Motility (GISMAD) held in Milan, March 9th-11th, 2017.  The Congress was preceded by a Course on the new techniques to study oesophageal and anorectal function with about 100 attendees. It was followed by a  participated meeting in which more than 90 patients with achalasia, coming from all the Country, shared their problems with a panel of experts and many others interacted from home through streaming.
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My experiences from the Hands-On Gastrointestinal Motility Training Course in Izmir
At first, I was somewhat apprehensive inasmuch as the conference was to take place in Turkey, in light of recent security incidents in the region. In addition, I was concerned about the very tight and full schedule of the conference which intended to cover much material in only two days. Despite my concerns and prevarication, I decided in the end to attend the conference. Although the conference was already “full” by the time I made my late registration, Professor Dickman helped me and my registration was accepted.
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24th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility
Eighty five participants from different disciplines gathered at the Seminaris Hotel in Berlin-Dahlem for the 24th annual meeting of the German Society of Neurogastronenterology and Motility (DGNM) from March 10 to 12, 2017. The meeting started on Friday afternoon with a patient information session entitled "Diagnosis and treatment of IBS" followed by a get together. Saturday morning Johann Ockenga from Bremen gave a plenary lecture on diet and its influence on motility from a pathological point of view taking also practical approaches into account.
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NeuroGut Young Researcher Meeting
The NeuroGut Young researcher meeting that took place in Gothenburg March 9+10 2017 aimed to give a comprehensive depiction of the field and its various career opportunities to the attending 10 early stage researchers from NeuroGut as well as local students and researchers. The meeting was intended to enable young researchers to develop and discuss novel ideas and explore career opportunities beyond the NeuroGut period.
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Upcoming Events

Other Meetings - Save the Date
  • 25th UEG Week 2017
    October 28 - November 1, 2017, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona Spain
    Abstract Submission Deadline April 27, 2017! read more
  • 3rd Meeting of the Federation of Neurogastroenterology and Motility and Postgraduate Course on Gastrointestinal and Motility (FNM 2018)
    August 29 - September 1, 2018, RAI Convention Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


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