Associate Professor in Gastroenterology
Maura leads the GI Motility Service and she is the referral consultant for functional disorders of upper and lower GI tract at the Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre. She obtained her Specialization (2000) and PhD (2004) in Italy, where she worked for eight years as referral consultant for functional bowel disorders and lead of the Motility Unit of one of the most important university hospitals in Milan, the San Raffaele University Hospital. She then moved to Belgium, where she carried out part of her PhD, to work in the lab of Prof Jan Tack as Senior Research Supervisor (2012-2016). She studies the role of gut motility and the pathophysiology of symptoms of functional disorder. She is editor of the journal Neurogastroenterology and Motility, secretary of the BSG Neurogastroenterology Committee, ESNM representative at the UEG Scientific Committee, member of the Food and Function BSG committee and lead of the working group on food and drug interaction in the COST Action CA16205 (European Network on Understanding Gastrointestinal Absorption-related Processes).