Relevant Organizations

American Neurogastro­enterology and Motility Society

The Mission and Goals of the ANMS

The American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society is an organization that was established in 1980 dedicated to the study of neurogastroenterology and gastrointestinal motility and functional GI disorders.

Mission of the ANMS
To be the multidisciplinary society leading the field of neurogastroenterology by fostering excellence in research, education, training, and patient care.

Neurogastroenterology encompasses the study of brain, gut, and their interactions with relevance to the understanding and management of GI motility and functional GI disorders.



National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

A service of the  National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

NDDIC Web Site

Feeding Matters

Our mission is to bring pediatric feeding struggles to the forefront so infants and children are identified early, families’ voices are heard, and medical professionals are equipped to deliver collaborative care.

Feeding Matters Web Site


CureMito’s mission is to provide funding for clinical and laboratory research of mitochondrial disease and its related functional disorders and to increase awareness and understanding of mitochondrial disease in both the medical and general communities we serve.

CureMito! Web Site

The National Organization for Rare Disorders

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), a 501(c)(3) organization, is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare “orphan” diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.

View the NORD statement on the FDA Safety and Innovation Act, which is
a monumental step toward the development of safe and effective treatments for millions of Americans with rare diseases. PDF of full Article.