Vincenzo Stanghellini is Specialist in Ã¢â¬ÅInternal MedicineÃ¢â¬Â and Ã¢â¬ÅGastroenterologyÃ¢â¬Â, Professor of Ã¢â¬ÅInternal MedicineÃ¢â¬Â at the Department of Ã¢â¬ÅMedical and Surgical SciencesÃ¢â¬Â at the Ã¢â¬ÅAlma Mater Studiorum - University of BolognaÃ¢â¬Â, and Chair of Ã¢â¬ÅInternal MedicineÃ¢â¬Â in the Department of Ã¢â¬ÅInternal Medicine and GastroenterologyÃ¢â¬Â of the Ã¢â¬ÅSt. Orsola-MalpighiÃ¢â¬Â University Hospital of Bologna, Italy. Research Fellow (1981-1983) and Visiting Professor (1983-1985) at the Ã¢â¬ÅGastrointestinal UnitÃ¢â¬Â of the Ã¢â¬ÅMayo ClinicÃ¢â¬Â, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He received the Master Award for Ã¢â¬ÅSustained Achievement in Digestive SciencesÃ¢â¬Â from the Ã¢â¬ÅAmerican Gastroenterological AssociationÃ¢â¬Â (2009). Vincenzo Stanghellini is author of about 250 scientific publications on peer reviewed journals and is member of the Ã¢â¬ÅUnited European Gastroenterological FederationÃ¢â¬Â (UEGF), Ã¢â¬ÅEuropean Society of Neurogastroenterology and MotilityÃ¢â¬Â (former member of the Steering Committee), Ã¢â¬ÅAmerican Gastroenterological AssociationÃ¢â¬Â (AGA), Ã¢â¬ÅItalian Society of Internal MedicineÃ¢â¬Â (SIMI) (past-President of the Regional Committee), Ã¢â¬ÅItalian Society of GastroenterologyÃ¢â¬Â (SIGE), Ã¢â¬ÅItalian Group for the Study of Gastrointestinal MotilityÃ¢â¬Â (GISMAD) (past-President); International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) (member of the Advisory Board). He is also Associate Editor, member of the Editorial Board and Referee for many peer-reviewed journals.
Pathophysiology of functional disorders of the GI tract; Diagnosis and treatment of functional digestive syndromes