ESNM Newsletter - January 2024

Call for the next President of the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility 

The Steering Committee herewith would like to invite you to nominate a suitable colleague or personally apply for the position of ESNM President for a four-year term starting Fall 2024 with possibility of re-election. The Steering Committee will propose the candidate to the General Assembly for final ratification.

Successful SAGIM conference 

The conference of the Scandinavian Society for Motility and Neurogastroenterology (SAGIM) was successfully held for the 11th time in Copenhagen. 56 participants, mainly from all over Europe, but also a few from outside Europe, attended the conference. Seven PhD students participated in the PhD network meeting and presented their posters at the SAGIM meeting.

Annual meeting: NMD-Portugal 

On November 17th-18th, 2023, the annual meeting of the NMD-Neurogastroenterology and Digestive Motility Nucleus of the Portuguese Society of Gastroenterology took place at the Portuguese Society of Gastroenterology in Lisbon. This event, tailored for gastroenterology trainees, focused on the theme "Disruption of gut-brain interaction: the fundamentals of science.


Abstract: AI Chatbot Shows Promise in Managing Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping healthcare by accelerating diagnostics, personalizing treatments, and improving decision-making. From advanced imaging to drug discovery, AI's potential is driving innovations that promise more efficient healthcare and better patient outcomes. Ongoing research continues to unveil the transformative impact of AI in the medical field.

New Webinarseries "International School of Gut Microbiota in Digestive Disease"  

It's next week! The first webinar of the "1st International School of Gut Microbiota in Digestive Disease" starts on January 30, 2024 at 8:30 (CET). Registration is free of charge and still open! This webinar series, endorsed by ESNM and sponsored by Bromatech, will be led by Prof. Giovanni Barbara, Dr. Giovanni Marasco and Dr. Marcello Romeo. Learn more about the extensive programme, and we look forward to meeting you and discussing with you!

Special symposium at DGNM annual meeting

In addition to numerous specialist lectures and discussions, this year's DGNM Annual Meeting will offer a special highlight: an international symposium with renowned speakers and comprehensive lectures on neurogastroenterology. DGNM looks forward to cutting-edge contributions from speakers from Belgium, the United Kingdom and the USA, and registration is still open.


Join the ESNM Network for clinical discussion on DocMatter

ESNM has partnered with the online platform DocMatter to provide access for our members to a private, online Community of organized and moderated clinical discussion. DocMatter is designed specifically for clinicians and provides a peer-to-peer collaboration platform that facilitates knowledge transfer across a global network of highly engaged healthcare professionals to provide life-changing patient outcomes.


UEG Week 2024

UEG Week 2024 is coming up in October, and abstract submission opens on February 26, 2024. Save the date and set yourself a reminder to not miss timelines and deadlines, because having your abstract selected means vital recognition and long-term visibility.


IBSdays postponed

The IBS Days 2024 in Bologna (originally from April 22nd - 24th) are postponed to June 17th - 19th! Under the slogan “New Insights for a better Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome” the conference will take place at the Palazzo Re Enzo in Bologna, Italy and will focus on the latest findings and treatments for IBS. For now, you can find more information on our website and in the future on the official IBS Days 2024 website.


Upcoming ESNM Educational and Endorsed Events

7th International Enteric Nervous System Development Meeting, Philadelphia, USA

Date: March 20-23, 2024 

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Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2024

Date: March 20-23, 2024 

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APNM 2024, Korea

Date: April 04-06, 2024

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IBS Days Bologna 2024, Italy

Date: June 17-19, 2024

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FNM 2024, Bangkok, Thailand

Date: November 7-9, 2024

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UEG Week 2024, Vienna, Austria
Date: October 12 – 15

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NeuroGASTRO 2025, London, United Kingdom
Date: September 4-6, 2025


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