Analysing the molecular and biochemical mechanisms disturbing the complex network of communication is key to our understanding of the pathophysiology of the functional GI disorders. Together with ESNM we have prepared an exciting webinar series under the topic: Microbiota and Gut-Brain Connection: A new Frontier in Neurogastroenterology. This free resource is a great opportunity to hear leading worldwide experts presenting the most recent findings on this topic.

Genetic predisposition alone cannot fully explain the current rise of food sensitivities, like celiac disease. Scientists have characterized the bacterial enzyme elastase involved in driving immune activation and worsening reactions to gluten in genetically susceptible hosts.