Research

Utility of motility-MRI in the assessment of foregut neuromuscular function in children with intestinal pseudo obstruction.

Paediatric intestinal pseudo-obstruction (PIPO) encompasses a group of rare severe disorders affecting the gastrointestinal nerves and muscles. The inability to tolerate...

The effectiveness of an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) based intervention on reducing psychological distress in those with Gastro-intestinal dysmotility.

Gastrointestinal dysmotility relates to a spectrum of disorders where there is disruption to the movement of food through the gastrointestinal tract....

A new approach to gastroparesis and nausea

The study, funded through PORT (Pseudo Obstruction Research Trust), will use human stomach to measure the contractions of the muscle and...

Harnessing MRI for the diagnosis of chronic intestinal pseudo obstruction funded by Pseudo Obstruction research Trust (PORT).

The Nottingham Gastrointestinal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (GI MRI) group has spent 20 years developing the use of MRI to evaluate the...

Developing neurons: their potential for tissue repair funded by PORT (Pseudo Obstruction Research Trust).

PORT ( Pseudo Obstruction Research Trust), is funding £50,000 for this study which aims to demonstrate enteric neurogenesis by human enteric...

P.O.R.T Supporting the 100,000 Genomes Project

Starting Soon

P.O.R.T is supporting the recruitment of people with CIPO onto the 100,000 Genomes Project.

EVASION Research Project – Dr Adam Farmer & Professor Qasim Aziz

Current - Starting July 2017

EVASION-CIPO is a research project looking at the effect of transcutaneous and physiological Vagal Nerve Stimulation on symptoms, motility and health-related...

Research Call with support from Bowel & Cancer Research

Research Call - Now Closed

PORT has partnered with Bowel & Cancer Research and we are seeking research applications for research into Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction. Full...

Children’s Anorectal Physiology Service – Equipment Funded

Past Project

P.O.R.T. funded £51,500 to Mr Stewart Cleeve for the Children’s Anorectal Physiology Service at The Royal London Hospital.

EDS/JHS & CIPO – Professor Qasim Aziz & Dr Asma Fikree

Past Project

Three part research into the link between Joint Hypermobility Syndrome/Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction by Dr Asma Fikree and...

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