Center Will Hold Patient Day 2014 in Washington D.C. June 22 – 23

April 30, 2014

The UNC Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders will be hosting Patient Day 2014: Expert Update on Treatment for Functional GI and Motility Disorders – A Symposium for Patients in Washington D.C. on June 22 – 23. The event will be held at the Washington Marriott at Metro Central. Discounted rates for hotel accommodations … Continued

Accepted Abstracts for Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014

February 19, 2014

The Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders will be well represented at this years Digestive Disease Week (DDW) in Chicago, Illinois this year. DDW will be held on May 3 – 6, 2014 at Hyatt Regency McCormic Place. William Whitehead, Olafur Palsson, and Miranda Van Tilburg will give 9 oral presentations about the Center’s … Continued

E-Publication of the Fall 2013 newsletter, Digest, is now available.

October 21, 2013

The Fall 2013 edition of the Center’s newsletter, Digest, is now available in electronic format. The print version will be sent out later this month. To view the E-Publication, click here. The cover article for the Fall Edition highlights the contributions of Dr. Jeffrey Lackner, PsyD to cognitive behavioral therapy and IBS research and treatment … Continued

Center will be hosting Research Day 2013 and a Continuing Medical Education event on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in November.

October 3, 2013

Research Day Date: Friday, November 1 2013 Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm Venue: Rizzo Conference Center, 150 Dubose House Lane, Chapel Hill NC (Located in Meadowmonte) Research Day is free and open to students, employees, faculty, and the general public to attend. Information on registration for Research Day can be found here. Investigators will be presenting … Continued

Dr. Yehuda Ringel appointed as a member on the Research Committee within the ACG

August 5, 2013

Dr. Yehuda Ringel has been appointed as a member on the Research Committee within the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). Currently, the ACG has 22 different committees that include over 350 committee members and has over 12,000 physicians from 86 countries that are registered as members.1 Dr. Ringel also serves as a member of the … Continued

Hillsborough Clinic – Who is moving and when?

May 22, 2013

As of July 1, 2013, many UNC clinics will be moved from UNC Chapel Hill Hospital campus to the UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus. Directions to the new Hillsborough location are listed in this article. If you have any questions about your appointment with a provider in functional gastroenterology, please call 919-966-6000. If your appointment … Continued

Live Blog Updates: Digestive Disease Week 2013

May 15, 2013

Digestive Disease Week is the world’s largest professional meeting on gastrointestinal disorders, held annually at different locations all across the United States. This year, it is held in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center from May 18 – 21. Dr. Olafur Palsson will be blogging live from DDW to highlight new research discoveries … Continued

Dr. Olafur Palsson, PsyD has been promoted to Professor of Medicine.

May 1, 2013

On May 1, 2013 Dr. Olafur Palsson, PsyD was promoted to Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill. On May 1, 2013 Dr. Olafur Palsson, PsyD was promoted to Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Palsson has been with the Center for Functional GI and … Continued

Dr. Yehuda Ringel has been invited to speak at the 23rd European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Symposium.

March 6, 2013

Dr. Yehuda Ringel, MD has been invited as a speaker to the 23rd European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)in Berlin, Germany. The symposium will be held on April 27 – 30, 2013. ESCMID was founded in Germany in 1983 and is one of Europe’s leading societies on clinical microbiology and infectious diseases. … Continued