Magnus Simrén, MD, PhD

Magnus Simrén, MD, PhD

Professor of Gastroenterology
University of Gothenburg

Senior Consultant, Department of Internal Medicine
Sahlgrenska University

Adjunct Professor of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Administrative Contact
Stefanie Twist
P: 919-843-6961




Clinical Focus: Neurogastroenterology. Functional GI disorders. GI motility. Nutrition.

Academic interests: Prof. Simrén’s research focuses on the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of functional GI disorders, as well as the treatment of these. He is the head of a large translational and multidisciplinary neurogastroenterology research group at the University in Gothenburg in Sweden, and holds an adjunct professor position at UNC with the main focus to perform collaborative research on clinical, epidemiological and management aspects on irritable bowel syndrome, fecal incontinence and other functional GI disorders.  

Education and Training

Degree Institution Area
MD University of Gothenburg, Sweden Medicine
Residency Lidkoping County Hospital, Sweden Internal Medicine
Clinical Fellowship University of Gothenburg, Sweden Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Research Fellowship, PhD University of Gothenburg, Sweden Gastroenterology 

Postdoctoral Training KU Leuven, Belgium Gastroenterology