Research areas

AGIRA supports and maintains several interest groups and has developed to focus on these topics:

  • Neurogastroenterology
  • Barrett's Oesophagus
  • Brain- Gut Axis
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Faecal Transfer in GI disease
  • Functional GI Disorders  – (principally Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Dyspepsia)
  • Mucosal Immunology in GI disease
  • Skin – Gut Interaction
  • Tools for GI Research – Questionnaires, Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Clinical Trials, GI function tests

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.