Barcelona – España

Fernando AzpirozHead of the Gastrointestinal Research Section at the Hospital General Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona, Spain, since 1987, he currently serves as Chair of the Gut Microbiota & Health section of the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility. Prof. Azpiroz’s clinical practice takes place in a large referral unit and specifically focuses on functional gut disorders. His research programme investigates the origin of gastrointestinal symptoms and involves both physiological and pathophysiological aspects relating to the control mechanisms of gut motility, visceral sensitivity and more recently, intestinal gas dynamics.