María Vicario

Vall d'Hebron Research Institute. Barcelona. Spain. Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne. Switzerland.

Maria Vicario develops her research in the field of gastrointestinal mucosal immunology, with specific interest in the intestinal barrier function and its involvement in health and disease. Her lab has identified intestinal epithelial structural and functional alterations and the contribution of neuro-immune mechanisms to gut dysfunction in gastrointestinal disorders, mainly in functional dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome.

1. Translational Mucosal Immunology group leader, Digestive Diseases Research Unit, Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca. Barcelona, Spain
2. Gut Physiology group leader, Nestlé Research Center,
Lausanne, Switzerland