Roberto de Giorgio MD, PhD
Professor Medicine and Consultant in
Gastroenterology University of Bologna School
of Medicine, Bologna, Italy
Dr. de Giorgio has made significant contributions to the understanding of the structural and functional organization of the enteric nervous system in normal and disease states with focus on neurodegenerative and inflammatory diseases and enteric neuropathies. His interest in functional GI disorders spans from chronic constipation to IBS and more complex dysmotility disorders like pseudoobstruction (CIPO). The Rome Foundation and Aldo Torsoli Foundation are pleased to present our first award to Dr. de Giorgio.