Division of Gastroenterology

Neurogastroenterology & Motility Laboratory

About the Lab 

Welcome to the neurogastroenterology and motility laboratory website at UC San Diego Health Sciences. Led by Dr. Ravinder Mittal, the lab's team of scientists and physicians work to make new discoveries to improve understanding of the complex system of nerves and muscles that allow the food to travel through the gastrointestinal tract.

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Current Projects 

  • Stretch Sensitive Neurons and Lower Esophageal Sphincter Relaxation
  • Assessment of External Anal Sphincter using Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques
  • Ischemia of Esophageal Wall – a Mechanism of Esophageal Pain

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