ESNM Newsletter - April 2019

NeuroGASTRO 2019

At the beginning of September 2019, renowned experts in neurogastroenterology and motility from all over the world will be for one of the most attractive meetings in the field in Europe, the NeuroGASTRO.
Submit your abstract and register today, to participate in this scientifical exceptional congress.

Looking forward seeing you in Lisbon!

Congratulation Ekin Demir to UEG Rising Star 2019!

Congratulation to Ekin Demir, who was selected as one of eight UEG Rising Stars 2019! His application was supported by ESNM!

Graphical Abstracts I

Graphical abstracts have become more popular recently and ESNM also want to promote this way of a fast appetizer to research data. It need not to be final versions, preliminary data such as used in abstracts may also be of relevance. This abstracts from Anne-Marie Wegeberg in Denmark shows how it can be done with preliminary data from a study in diabetic neuropathy, where the gastric pH associates to different symptoms frequently reported by these patients.

Graphical Abstracts II

Graphical abstracts on miltefosine that decreases visceral hypersensitivity in irritable bowel syndrome through multiple mechanisms, a modulation of the myco-/microbiome in a rodent model of stress-induced visceral hypersensitivity. Abstract by Iam van Thiel, S. Botschuijver, S can Diest, Digestive Desease Days, Netherlands Society of Gastroenterology, 20-3-2019

SAGIM Meeting 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark

A lively 31th Anniversary Meeting of Scandinavian Association of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (SAGIM) was held at Tivoli Hotel the 23th November. More than 40 participants and business partners attended the meeting. We hosted this inspirational meeting with financial help from the sponsors. Meqnordic, Synmed, Kebomed and Grünenthal.
The hot topics in upper and lower neurogastroenterology and motility were presented by speakers from all over the world; Peter Paine from London gave us an overview in treating functional pain,

Yearly DDD Abstract Session, Veldhoven, The Netherlands

The Dutch Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society is a section of the Dutch Society of Gastroenterology (NVGE). March 20-21 the section held its yearly abstract session during NVGE’s ‘Digestive Disease Days’ at Veldhoven (The Netherlands). During these sessions we aim to bring forward a cross section of all clinical and basic NGM research that is being performed in the Netherlands. In line with our tradition to give room for young talent,...

2019 Meeting Israeli Gastroenterological Society
The annual meeting of the Israeli Gastroenterological Society recently took place in Tel Aviv (16-18/1/19). During the meeting a number of plenary sessions were devoted to the field of neurogastroenterology.

The first session was focused on pelvic floor disorders from diagnosis to treatment, including talks on biofeedback and the Israeli experience in sacral nerve stimulation.

Symposium on Hypercontractile Disorders, Pisa, Italy
More than 80 delegates attended the 2019 Symposium on Hypercontractile Disorders held in Pisa, March 2nd, 2019. The Symposium followed the SINGEM National Congress that involved more than 150 participants.
The Symposium was endorsed by the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM). Several distinguished speakers were invited from US and Europe, including Prakash Gyawali, Daniel Sifrim, John Pandolfino, Sabine Roman, Radu Tutuian among them

LBBB 2020, call for application

Calls for applications for the 16th Little Brain Big Brain 2020 will open in April.
LBBB is a satellite meeting of the Federation of Neurogastroenterology and Motility meeting, organised by and for young investigators in the field. It has a long-standing tradition of encouraging scientific discussion and forging collaborations.

Custom to previous meetings, LBBB 2020 will be held at a remote location to allow maximal interactions between participants, the 16th LBBB will be held at Port Elliot, Australia. All participants are required to register for the FNM2020 meeting in Adelaide.

For more information, please visit our website and stay tuned for further information regarding applications. We’d like to thank our sponsors ESNM, ANMS and ANGMA for their support!

Upcoming ESNM Educational and Endorsed Events

The London Neurogastroenterology Course
April 17-18, 2019, at Queen Mary University London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry Whitechapel, London, UK

Click here to find out more
The event is supported with the UEG Activity Grant for Live Educational Events

2. Conference Probiotics in Digestive Medicine

Organised by the Croatian Gastroenterology Society- section for functional bowel diseases HUNM
November 22 - 24, 2019, Location: Hotel Plaza Histria, Pula, Croatia

Call for 2018 Best Paper Award in Neurogastroenterology and Motility

We are pleased to announce a call for the European Society of Neurogastroenterology (ESNM) Award for Best Paper published between January 2018 and January 2019.

To be considered for this award, the candidate should have published original work between January 2018 and January 2019 in a high ranking journal in the area of neurogastroenterology and motility. Candidates must be currently active in FGID research and should have at least one original research abstract accepted at the ESNM biennial meeting NeuroGASTRO 2019.

Deadline: April 15, 2019

UEG Week October 19-23, 2019, Barcelona, Spain

Share your research with renowned experts and peers from across the globe
Find out more, visit

•    Present your clinical and basic science research, video cases and clinical cases
•    Your abstract is eligible for UEG Week Awards and travel grants
•    Attractive registration fees and accommodation offers for young delegates

Submit your abstract by April 26, 2019
Register now and benefit from early bird fees before May 16, 2019

Save the date for the GMFH Wold Summit 2020,
March 7-9, Madrid, Spain

Join the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)  for the 9th annual Gut Microbiota for Health (GMFH) World Summit. This preeminent meeting on the gut microbiota will take place March 7 & 8, 2020 in Madrid, Spain).

FNM 2020, March 25-27, 2020, Adelaide, Australia

Save the date for the 4th edition of the Federation of Neurogastroenterology & Motility Meeting, the FNM 2020, taking place March 25-27, 2020 in Adelaide, Australia. Detailed programme onilne!


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