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Recent research has suggested that the interaction of the bowel microflora with the intestinal immune system on a specific genetic background plays a much more significant role in disease than previously anticipated.

Many diseases have their origin in the gut—not only inflammatory bowel diseases, but also certain rheumatological disorders, diabetes, obesity, and potentially many others.

Researchers in the Department of Medicine have set up the Gut Health Network to bring together national and international experts from various fields and disciplines to collaboratively work on these health issues.

Visit the Gut Health Network website

Staff in Gastroenterology

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