Digestive function and pathology

The research program “Digestive function and pathology” focusses on the function of the human digestive system in health and disease.

The main research areas are: (patho)physiology of the digestive tract, including gastrointestinal motility, the role of the microbiome in digestive health & disease, the mechanism of action of therapies of diseases of the digestive system, nutrition, and the development of novel surgical and medical treatment strategies.