School of Medicine - Year 1 MBChB Curriculum
GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM LECTURE BLOCK Professor Barry Campbell
Lecture 7: "Our gut reaction to food"
Objective: - To develop an understanding of:
control of swallowing and the lower oesophageal sphincter.
gastric motility in response to a meal
the cellular origin, composition and function of gastric juice
Cellular mechanisms of gastric secretion (e.g. acid from gastric parietal cells, role of the proton pump)
the regulation (and phases) of gastric acid secretion in response to ingestion of a meal
how we can control excess acid secretion
the role of the Helicobacter pylori in gastric disease.
Swallowing (deglutition) - video
GI motility on line - Oral cavity, pharynx and esophagus
Pariental cell - gastric acid secretion animation
Drugs used in acid suppression
Nobel prize for medicine 2005 -
Contents include….discovery, mechanisms of infection and inflammation.