$2M grant continues research in gastro motility and function disorders - Synapse










A $2 million dollar National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant has been awarded to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s Department of Internal Medicine Division of Gastroenterology as a continuation of a previous NIH grant awarded toward research regarding gastrointestinal motility and function disorders. The co-lead investigators for this grant are Richard W. McCallum, M.D. and Irene Sarosiek, M.D.

The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s Department of Internal Medicine is the site of one of six centers in the nation as a Gastrointestinal Motility Center of Excellence as recognized by the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (ANMS), and funded by the National Institute of Health and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK) for projects related to gastroparesis—a condition of very slow movement of food through a partially or completely paralyzed stomach.

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