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Giovanni Barbara

Full Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/12 Gastroenterology

Short Bio

Professor Giovanni Barbara, MD, qualified in Internal Medicine and in Gastroenterology. He was trained partly in London, UK and completed a three years post-doctoral research fellowship at McMaster University in Canada. Professor Barbara’s main research interest relate to basic and clinical aspects of functional and organic gastrointestinal disorders, neurogastroenterology, microbiota and inflammatory bowel disease. He collaborates internationally with prestigious Universities and has authored numerous indexed peer-reviewed articles and reviews on these topics. Professor Barbara has received national and international awards including the prestigious Master Award in Gastroenterology from the American Gastroenterological Association. He is Member of the Board of Directors of the Rome Foundation, Past-President of the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM), currently Chair of the Gut Microbiota for Health section of ESNM.

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+39 051 2142211

Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche
Via Massarenti 9, Bologna - Go to map

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Tutti i giorni dal Lunedì al Venerdì, dalle 11.30, previo appuntamento (Tel: 051-2144100) presso la Direzione della Medicina Interna Stanghellini, Pad. 5, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi (primo piano).


Every day from Monday to Friday starting from 11.30 am, by appointment (Tel: 051-2144100) at Direzione - Medicina Interna Stanghellini, Pad. 5, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi (first floor).