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Serotonin: What is it Doing in My Gastrointestinal Tract?

This article explains the role of serotonin in the gut and how this may be used to develop new treatments for the functional gastrointestinal disorders.

Topics: Brain-Gut, Fact Sheet, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Other Disorders/Symptoms

About the Authors

  • Gary Mawe, PhD

    Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Professor of Pharmacology and of Medicine, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

  • Jill Hoffman, PhD Candidate

    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Neuroscience Graduate Program, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

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