Clinical Enteric Neuroscience Translational and Epidemiological Research (C.E.N.T.E.R.) Program

Clinical Enteric Neuroscience Translational and Epidemiological Research (C.E.N.T.E.R.) Program

Directors

M. Camilleri, N.J. Talley

Associate Directors

A.E. Bharucha, G.R. Locke

Mission

To become the premier epidemiology, clinical, and translational research center for clinical enteric neurosciences in the world. To mentor and educate clinician investigators in the field of clinical enteric neurosciences

Membership

Consulting staff of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology with interest in patient-oriented research, practice and education in the field of clinical enteric neurosciences and functional gastrointestinal diseases

  • Adil Bharucha
  • Michael Camilleri
  • Jean Fox
  • Amy Foxx-Orenstein
  • Gianrico Farrugia
  • G. Richard Locke
  • Joseph Murray
  • Vandana Nehra
  • Eamonn Quigley
  • Lawrence Szarka
  • Nicholas J. Talley

The Activities of CENTER span from population-based research that utilizes the extensive resources of the Rochester Epidemiology Project, to clinical physiology, pharmacodynamics, diagnostics and trials in motility and functional gastrointestinal disorders. The group is part of Mayo's Enteric Neuroscience Program, and a major initiative involves collaboration with basic scientists to establish translational research, including phenotype-genotype association studies, and pharmacogenomics.