Pan-European interdisciplinary network to identify genetic factors (human genetics, epigenetics, metagenomics) contributing to IBS etiopathogenesis

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Press Releases / News


15 September 2017

GENIEUR Newsletter No 1/2017


25 January 2017

Two markers related to the alteration of the epithelial permeability in irritable bowel syndrome patients discovered. Teams in Barcelona (Vicario and Santos et al.) and Heidelberg (Martinez and Niesler et al.) published their research based on the first joint venture initiated at the GENIEUR Starter Meeting in Bologna in 2012 in Gut.
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16 December 2016

GENIEUR Newsletter No 2/2016


5 July 2016

GENIEUR Newsletter No 1/2016


1 June 2016

ESNM Report: COST Action BM1106 GENIEUR Training School and Final Conference in Heidelberg

19 May 2016

GENIEUR state of the art reviews on the role of diet on microbiota composition in IBS (WG4) (Rajilic et al., 2015), on unravelling the genetic basis in IBS (Gazouli et al., 2016 and other key contributions from GENIEUR members to the IBS field were included in Nature outlook and an online collection on IBS in Nature.

17 May 2016

Position paper on phenotyping tool recommendations of WG1&2 in collaboration with GENIEUR members accepted for publication in Neurogastroenterology and Motility.
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24 March 2016

Interdisciplinary team of colleagues involved in GENIEUR wraps up the status quo in IBS >> Article in Nature Reviews Disease Primers.
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15 March 2016

GENIEUR Reloaded launched at the GENIEUR Final Conference: ESNM endorsed two more years and gives support.

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1 February 2016

GENIEUR International team received UEG LINK Award
'HELP IBS in Europe' for further implementation of the GENIEUR basic protocol in countries where no (genetic) IBS research is currently established.
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4 January 2016

The GENIEUR Genetics and Epigenetics Working Group WG3 reports on the state of the art in Genetics and Epigenetics in IBS: status quo and future recommendations: our vision Article in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
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18 February 2015

GENIEUR members involved in replication and meta-analysis of immunogenes.
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27 January 2015

The GENIEUR Microbiota Working Group WG4 wrapped up the current knowledge on the role of diet on microbiota in IBS.
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21 August 2014

GENIEUR members involved in replication of first population-based GWAS.
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28 May 2014

GENIEUR members involved in position paper how to tackle epigenetics and genetics work in the future in Europe.
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06.11.2012

Europe-wide network for investigating irritable bowel syndrome headed by Heidelberg University Hospital/European Science Foundation provides 500,000 euros in funding for understanding causes, improving options for diagnosis and treatment
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