Neurogastroenterology

Neuro-gastroenterology mainly focuses on the functions, malfunctions, and the malformations of the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the digestive tract. Neuro-gastroenterology is the study of the gut nerve and muscle physiology and morphology, and its interactions with the nervous system, the brain, hormones, neurotransmitters, pharmacology. Neuro-gastroenterology includes various sub-disciplines that focus on the sensory neurobiology, motor function, gut and brain interactions as well as the understanding and management of gastrointestinal motility and functional gastrointestinal disorders.