Mayo Clinic researchers are continually investigating new treatment options for chronic constipation.
Mayo Clinic scientists in the gastrointestinal physiology lab are studying how the body regulates gastrointestinal motility.
enteric neuroscience lab are focused on gaining new knowledge about the molecular, cellular and physiological processes that control gastrointestinal motility and translating that knowledge into new therapies for people with those disorders.
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